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Sr. Database Administrator #31767

Location: Eagan, Minnesota
ID Number: ##31767

Sr. Database Administrator
Long-Term Contract
Eagan, MN


  • Minimum 8 Years’ experience administering Oracle databases
  • Proven track record of building / administering databases in Oracle 12c, in accordance with vendor best practice; 18c experience / 19c knowledge helpful
  • Proven track record of building / administering RAC environments on Oracle Exadata Appliances;
  • Proven track record of building / administering Oracle Golden Gate as a database migration and bi-directional replication tool
  • Strong experience with Grid Control, RAC, ASM, Partitioning, OEM, RMAN and other Oracle features / tools;
  • Experience with configuring & administering Oracle Global Data Services (GDS) extremely helpful
  • Experience in UNIX shell scripting to help in database administration tasks helpful
  • Ability to provide technical direction to others, including application developers
  • Ability and willingness to follow established IT / DBA policies and procedures required
  • 4-year degree (BA or BS) or equivalent work experience in a related field of study
Job Responsibilities & Description: 
  • Responsible for designing and implementing Exadata based Oracle RAC databases that meet business and infrastructure team requirements.
  • Configure, document and administer Oracle Golden Gate bi-directional replication and Oracle GDS in accordance with Oracle best practices and project requirements. 
  • Work with Oracle Engineers and our service provider to deliver a highly available, resilient and performant database environment
  • Build new, or upgrade / patch existing databases and associated software in accordance with vendor best practices
  • Deliver required database functionality that meets project requirements on or before defined due date
  • Ensure the detailed physical design of data structures and database complies with enterprise build and configuration standards and processes
  • Install, configure, and maintain Oracle software on database and application servers as required
  • Install, configure and maintain Oracle Golden Gate for use as a database migration tool and for bi-directional replication
  • Install, configure and administer Oracle Global Data Services (GDS) in accordance with vendor best practices
  • Provide consultation to application development teams on Oracle database technical issues and techniques
  • Conduct database performance testing and tuning, user configuration, security and support processes including gather stats, database backup/recovery, partition administration, etc
  • Ensure Oracle database environment is secure, provide recommendations for improving database security and implementing approved security improvements;
  • Coordinate downtime with application teams and system engineers to implement approved changes
  • Interface with Oracle support to resolve operational issues or questions
  • Follow established IT / DBA policies and procedures.

“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.”


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