Oracle & MySQL Database Administrator
Business Wire - San Francisco, CA

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Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, the global market leader in commercial news distribution is seeking an Oracle and MySQL Administrator who will be responsible for Oracle RAC databases and MySQL databases in a high availability, 24x7 environment running on UNIX clusters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Under general direction of the Supervisor, Oracle DBAs:
Install and configure Oracle software—ClusterWare, Database, Agent, and Client

Install and configure MySQL software

Configure hot backup of databases

Configure Oracle DataGuard and MySQL Replication for easy failover/failback of databases

Configure Oracle Networking (TNS)

Implement security at the DB level

Monitor and recommend additional hardware—disk, cluster nodes, tape drives.

Utilize Oracle Grid Control and MySQL Enterprise Manager to monitor and manage databases

Create automatic alarms with CRON and Grid Control, and respond to these alarms

Support reporting requirements using SAP Business Objects

Review application designs with developers, making recommendations for schema changes

Monitor system logs and take corrective action for any problems

Develop scripts and PL/SQL to automate routine administrative tasks

Evaluate new products and technologies and/or recommend purchases

Work as a team member performing any and all functions necessary for the successful operation of the company as determined by the Vice President, Global Data Operations

Job Requirements:
3+ years Database experience
General understanding of a UNIX operating system

Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Perl, Python, shell, etc.)

Good communication skills

Self-motivated, eager to learn tangential skills

Must be able to demonstrate reliability through prompt response, good attendance and punctuality

Must be able to work effectively with a diverse group of people

Professional appearance and demeanor

Send a resume and cover letter (word format, preferable) to:
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