Oracle & MySQL Database Administrator DBA
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:
Via E-mail: Subject: Oracle & MySQL Database Administrator

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