Sr. ORACLE Database Administrator
SoundBite Communications, Inc. - Bedford, MA

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Working in an organization that prides itself on its technical capabilities, this position offers tremendous opportunity for the right candidate. You will work closely with other Operations, Engineering and QA teams.

Job Responsibilities:
Day to day responsibilities involve the direct support, administration, maintenance and building of SoundBite's multiple production, product and QA databases in a 24X7 environment.

BS (CIS, CS or EE) or equivalent experience

8+ years experience in database administration

Demonstrated operational experience supporting Oracle RAC on Linux in a large 24X7 production environment

Hands on knowledge of RMAN, DataGuard, 10G RAC

Hands-on experience in database monitoring, troubleshooting, performance tuning

Hands-on experience in Oracle installation, configuration, maintenance, and patching

Hands-on experience in Database tuning, SQL statement tuning and system tuning using Unix system monitoring utilities and Oracle supplied tools like ESTAT/BSTAT, STATSPACK, TKPROF, analysis of fixed views and ratio analysis

Demonstrated Experience with Oracle upgrade, migration

Experience with RMAN backup and recovery

Experience with Replication, Oracle Streams, Oracle standby/Data Guard

Experience with partitioning

Excellent SQL and UNIX scripting skills

Experience/Knowledge of MySQL and MySQL database administration

24X7 support for mission critical production Oracle and MySQL databases, must be willing to carry an on-call pager

Experience/Knowledge of EMC Networker a plus

Competencies and Attributes:
Must have proactive and self-motivated attitude

Effective communication skills (verbal and written)

Experience working in team-orientated environments

Ability to lead technical discussions and projects in an organized manner

Ability to drive problem resolution to root cause

Must be able to manage time effectively and to deliver on commitments

Must be able to operate well in a team environment and when under pressure

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration, please email your resume to and reference Sr. DBA in the subject line of your email.