Sr. Oracle DBA
Nuance - Seattle, WA

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  • Create, administer, manage, monitor & maintain Oracle databases on a Solaris 10 platform
  • Apply quarterly PSU/SPU/CPU and patchset and version upgrades.
  • Develop and maintain shell scripts in Solaris 10 and RHEL environments. Work with engineering and other teams to fine tune the RDBMS and dependent applications.
  • Set up, manage and monitor RMAN/NetBackup.
  • Work with Oracle Support on unresolved issues
  • Proactively and reactively manage space and capacity planning for the databases.
  • Respond to incidents through 24x7 on call DBA rotation
  • Work with Customer Support and other teams in Operations to resolve problems with application data.
  • Develop and maintain ETL processes for data migration to downstream marts, summaries and archives
  • Partner with Chief Security Officer (CSO) as required on statutory and contractual compliant application/client data management and maintaining separation of duties

Number of Years of Work Experience:
  • 6-9 years’ experience as an Oracle Database Administrator
Required Skills:
  • Strong working knowledge:
    • of Oracle 11.2.0 RDBMS
    • SQL Server 2008 R2
    • PostgreSQL
    • MySQL
    • Mongo DB
  • Working knowledge of Solaris 10, RHEL and shell scripting
  • Commitment to 24X7 environment monitoring, metrics generation and logging, and on-call rotation schedule
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with HA solutions such as Oracle Advanced Replication, Streams and Physical Standby Database Management.
  • Proven troubleshooting skills and ability to analyze and resolve problems by type and severity
  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.

We offer a competitive compensation package; including stock options, employee stock purchase plan, 401(k), full health and welfare benefits and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our fast growing track of continuing success. Nuance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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