Database Administrator
eSecLending - Boston, MA

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The Database Administrator is responsible for maintaining and ensuring the quality and performance of all production and test databases and supporting a group of 8 to 10 developers and 70 business users across locations.

Major Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide database administration on production, development and test Oracle databases in a UNIX environment to ensure security, redundancy, scalability, and availability.
  • Assist development and front-line support teams to troubleshoot problems and to enforce fundamentals of good database design.
  • Test and manage vendor supplied upgrades and patches to the database.
  • Work with network administrators to manage a successful backup and recovery strategy as it relates to Oracle databases.
  • As part of the IT team, as needed provide 24X7 infrastructure support to both internal and external customers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required and certification in Oracle Technology desired
  • 5 years experience working with databases including 2-3 years as a Database Administrator in a production environment
  • Strong working knowledge of the fundamentals of Oracle 11g Administration in RAC environment, including Data Guard, Enterprise Manager, backup and recovery techniques
  • Strong working knowledge of Unix fundamentals, best practices, and shell scripting
  • Proficiency in PL/SQL
  • Understanding of Oracle performance tuning concepts and techniques
  • Experience with:

o Relational database design concepts and modeling tools
o IT change management processes and controls; version control concepts and tools

  • Working experience with virtual environments using VMware is a plus.
  • A Broad understanding of financial markets is preferred.

eSecLending is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit resumes with a cover letter, including salary requirements. Please, no agencies.

About this company
With over 100 employees located in Boston, London, Sydney and Burlington, VT, eSecLending is an independent global securities lending agent...