Create, maintain, and administer Oracle databases on Unix platforms;
Ensure the databases are highly secure, available, and recoverable;
Proactively monitor and tune the databases for maximum performance;
Install, configure, and patch database software and complete database migrations and upgrades;
Support web application development, with a focus on helping the team interact with the database in the most efficient and productive way possible;
Troubleshoot and solve database and application coding problems; and
Deploy the database components for new versions of our web applications to test and production environments.
Possesses good oral and written communication skills;
Contributes to a positive team environment;
Enjoys finding and implementing solutions to new challenges;
Sets goals and focuses on results;
Proactively asks questions and learns about our products;
Effectively multi-tasks and adapts to change;
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting abilities, and
Ability to work productively on various projects simultaneously.
Experience and Technical Competencies
At least two years experience in a fast paced environment.
Understanding of Oracle installation, configuration, performance tuning, and backup and recovery methodologies
Proficiency with shell scripting on Unix platforms
Proficiency with triggers and stored procedures; and
Proficiency with SQL Server is a plus.
Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering, or equivalent education.