Oracle Database Administrator
Taxware - Boston, MA

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Taxware offers enterprise software applications and hosted automated-transaction solutions. Our client base ranges from small- and mid-size to Fortune 500 companies. We are currently in the process of moving and rebuilding our data center. As a member of the team, you will assist in the design, architecture and implementation of the new data center, an exciting and challenging opportunity.


Install, configure and support Oracle databases for Business Systems environments

Monitor database space and capacity, estimate sizing and growth requirements

Database performance tuning, review & tune complex SQL statements

Maintain Backup and Recovery procedures

Partner with application development teams to review designs for new databases or changes to existing databases

Assume ownership of database related problems; pursue short and long-term problem resolution and root cause analysis

Collaborate with application and infrastructure teams to solve database level issues including availability and stability of the database environments

Work with vendors and application support teams to gather information, determine and implement resolutions

Research and recommend best practices including new database features

Proactively research and identify database level patches and upgrades

Provide 24/7 support on call support

Maintain standard operating procedures specifically focused on stable database environments

Develop and maintain shell scripts required for database monitoring and performance metrics.

Possess a University degree or equivalent, preferably in Computer Science/Technology or Engineering

Excellent communication skills

At least 3 years experience in Oracle administration

Experience managing large and mission critical databases

Working knowledge of Oracle RAC, Streams and Data Guard

Proficiency in performance and tuning of large database environment

Good UNIX Shell scripting experience

Ability to provide 24/7pager and or onsite support

Oracle OCP Certification is a plus

Please note: Taxware is currently located in Salem, NH. Our new headquarters will be in the Wakefield/ Wilmington, MA area starting Summer 2013.