Sr. Oracle DBA
Datavail Corporation - Houston, TX

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Senior Oracle Database Administrator / Architect

Rapidly growing startup in the telecommunication and real-time data acquisition space is looking for an accomplished Senior Oracle Database Administrator and Architect that will that will participate and provide leadership in all phases of our software development lifecycle. Instrumental in design phase responsible for ensuring the architecture of the database meets requirements from development. As releases near production works with development, QA and production support to ensure a seamless transition of the new release to include benchmarking and understanding impact of upgrading our production environments. Also serves in an ongoing production support role monitoring and tuning our production database instances.


Lead in development of both logical and physical database design to include documentation through the use of ERDs

Assist development with tuning of SQL that appears in queries within the system’s code base

Work with a dedicated development DBA providing guidance for their PL/SQL development

On-call availability to provide support for 24x7 Oracle production databases in some cases supporting multi-terabytes of storage

Manage database installation and upgrade scripts corresponding with release cycles

General Linux Administration as it pertains to Oracle installation and operation

Automate database monitoring using varying scripting technologies (e.g., PL/SQL, shell scripts, Perl, etc.)

Use enterprise class COTS monitoring and analysis tools to diagnose relative health of production databases

Owner of corporate data management plan that includes all tasks associated with backups and restoration of data

Research, test and coordinate Oracle patches and upgrades

Interface with Oracle technical support to resolve database specific issues

Assist production support with administration of enterprise storage appliance as it pertains to Oracle installation and operation

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