Sr DBA #21498

If you enjoy helping clients achieve business success through technology, you will love being a member of the Datum team. We hire only those with a commitment to the highest level of technical and professional excellence, coupled with leadership skills and a great attitude.

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Sr DBA #21498

Location: Eagan, Minnesota
ID Number: #21498


6 months+

Eagan, MN

  • Qualifications:
    Six plus years’ experience administering Oracle databases running on Unix/Linux;
  • Two plus years’ experience administering Oracle Exadata Engineered Systems
  • Proven ability to administer all hardware aspects of Exadata including storage, compute and network
  • Proven ability to administer all software aspects of Exadata including patching, upgrades, performance, tuning and monitoring
  • Significant experience in a senior UNIX/LINUX administration role
  • Strong UNIX/LINUX Scripting knowledge and skills
  • Strong experience installing, configuring, migrating and managing 12c databases on Exadata
  • Strong experience integrating Exadata monitoring and alerting into existing IT Monitoring framework
  • Strong experience optimizing performance on Exadata hosted databases
  • Strong experience with Real Application Testing, Real Application Clusters, Data Guard and Golden Gate
  • Strong experience with upgrading databases to Oracle version 12c with minimal downtime
  • Strong knowledge of planning and implementing Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture
  • Ability and willingness to follow established IT / DBA policies and procedures
  • Ability to provide technical direction to others, including application developers
  • 4-year degree (BA or BS) or equivalent work experience in a related field of study 



  • Lead the sunrise of Exadata technology at Client
  • Develop and document Exadata appliance administration and support processes in accordance with Oracle best practice
  • Coordinate Oracle Platinum Support Services and Client teams as needed to maintain current patch and version levels
  • Oversee the daily operation and administration of Client’s Exadata systems
  • Train Client and global teams DBAs in the administration of Exadata systems, including performance optimization, storage allocation & management
  • Participate in migrating databases to the Exadata platform
  • Translate logical data model or user specifications into a physical design
  • Ensure physical data structure design complies with enterprise build and configuration standards and processes Create physical database structures and objects in development, test, production and disaster recovery environments
  • Install, configure, and maintain Oracle software on database and application servers as required
  • Provide consultation to application development teams on Oracle database technical issues and techniques Responsible for database performance testing and tuning, user configuration, security and support processes including gather stats and database backup/recovery
  • Coordinate downtime with application development teams and system engineers to implement approved changes Interface with Software Vendors to resolve issues and answer questions. 


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