Job Description - Oracle DBA - (Remote) in Denton
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Oracle DBA - (Remote)

Ref: US_EN_6_914776_1463404

Posted 6 days ago

Sr Oracle Database Administrator

Modis is seeking a Sr Oracle Database Administrator for a contract position (possible conversion) in Denton TX. You will be responsible for managing and supporting ERP application, file and database systems including the performance, integrity and security of those systems. You will be involved in installing, upgrading, cloning, and patching of ERP applications, plan and develop database architecture, logical and physical design, automation, documentation, installations, shell scripting, backup and recovery concepts, as well as the troubleshooting of any database performance or data integrity issues.

***Hybrid, then remote***


  • Designs, develops, implements and clones Oracle file systems, application servers, and databases.
  • Monitors and maintains maximum performance of databases and applications, including Oracle configuration and change controls, components, concurrent requests, system alerts and metrics.
  • Administers and troubleshoots Oracle database, including patching (security, critical, service patching), SQL tuning, capacity planning, and schema design.
  • Develops, manages, and tests back-up and restoration plans as well as disaster recovery plans.
  • Maintains proper configuration management and change controls for database, applications, and file systems.
  • Actively contributes to the creation, development, and maintenance of technical documentation, data standards, procedures and definitions for a data dictionary.
  • Supports developers with SQL tuning, indexing, partitioning approach to achieve read/write efficiency.
  • Develops administration automation and monitoring scripts as needed.
  • Creates alert and diagnostic monitoring.
  • Supports the organization as needed in a transition from on-premises database systems to cloud database systems.
  • Assumes the additional tasks and skills as needed to support a cloud-based data warehouse, business intelligence, or analytics system.
  • Partners with ITS security to design access permissions and privilege controls.
  • Performs off-hours production support, as needed.
  • Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Develops an in-depth understanding of the ERP systems & databases.
  • Leads and/or participates in design, implementation, and assessment of database-related initiatives and projects, as assigned.
  • Researches, recommends, and pilots innovations in database technology.
  • Takes a lead role in documenting systems and common support procedures and encourages and facilitates cross-training.
  • Stays current with emerging trends and advances in database administration that may have relevance to the evolving needs and goals. Proactively educates other team members on findings and new insights.
  • Continuously evaluates internal processes, procedures, practices, and standards and proactively proposes changes to bring greater efficiencies.
  • Mentors other database administrators and developers in their area.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Additional job-related experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Seven years of relevant experience in database development and/or administration. Additional job-related education may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

    Additional/Desirable Skills & Abilities

  • Oracle Database Administration certification.
  • Experience managing and supporting Oracle database systems supporting ERP environments such as Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) and/or Ellucian Colleague.
  • Knowledge of ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) architecture and data warehousing technologies and tools (SAS Data Management platform, Informatica, DataStage, SSIS).
  • Experience with data governance.
  • Experience in a higher education setting.
  • Hands on experience with data replication tools.
  • Experience with database migration to the cloud.
  • Familiarity with Texas Administrative Code (TAC 202).
  • Employment Type:  Long-term contract (possible conversion) 

    Immigration Status: Must be able to work in the US without restrictions, NO C2C, OPT/EAD, or H1 will be accepted.

    If you are interested in this Oracle Database Administrator, Denton TX, then please click apply through Modis.

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