Database Administrator - Senior
TalentBurst, Inc. - Foster City, CA

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Req# VISAJP00005972

Must have skills
8+ years hands-on experience with Oracle Databases; 5+ years as a DBA; Unix shell scripting; Database performance tuning; pl/sql coding

Nice to have skills
understanding around network functionality pertaining to database functioning

Roles and responsibilities
See JD - DCM and Business as usual projects

Preference on industry background or previous companies worked for?

Duration of assignment and possible extensions
5 month initial contracts

The main function of a database administrator is to coordinate changes to computer databases, test and implement the database applying knowledge of database management systems. A typical database administrator is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing security measures to safeguard the computer database.

Responsibility level
o Exercises independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor

o Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills (Required)
o Strong ability to work independently and manage one s time (Required)
o Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback (Required)
o Strong knowledge of computer hardware and software (Required)
o Strong knowledge of computer software, such as SQL, Visual Basic, Oracle, etc (Required)

8+ years hands-on experience with Oracle, with detailed understanding of internals
GoldenGate replication (must have)
Experience with BACKUP/RECOVERY for Oracle databases (must have)
Experience with Oracle 11gR2, installation, performance tuning (must have)
Bachelor degree in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent (must have)
Extremely honed problem-solving and debugging ability (must have)
Proficiency in BASH scripting (must have) and one of Perl/Python/PHP (nice to have)
Familiarity with regular expressions for pattern matching and replacement (nice to have)
Understanding of both OLTP and OLAP concepts (nice to have)
Oracle Certifications valued, but not required (nice to have)
Understanding of Java, MySQL (nice to have)
Understanding of Hadoop and Map/Reduce concepts (nice to have)

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
o Direct programmers and analysts to make changes to existing databases and database management systems
o Direct others in coding logical and physical database descriptions
o Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish project
o Review and approve database development and determine project scope and limitations
o Approve, schedule, plan and supervise the installation and testing of new products and improvements to computer systems
o Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure
o Develop standards and guidelines to guide the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information