Oracle DBA

Job description



  • Database administration of Oracle 11g/12c databases on AIX/Linux platforms (including RAC/ ASM).
  • Day to day database administration including: troubleshooting,configuration, performance tuning, RMAN backup/recovery, space management, SQL, PL/SQL and UNIX scripting, installing/patching databases, process automation.
  • Research, evaluation, and recommendations on database educational material to peers and management.
  • Supporting Application teams with their Projects, queries and issues.
  • Project managing Application optimisation and space management initiatives.
  • Providing schema design advice for developers and data analysts.
  • Reviewing Application deployment code to ensure it is optimized for performance.
  • Providing training/workshops for Application Teams on SQL and PL/SQL best practice tuning techniques.
  • Continuous pro-active review/optimisation of top SQL activity for business critical Applications.
  • Analysing and providing solutions for Application performance issues and ad-hoc Application tuning requests.
  • Other job-related duties requiring the same general knowledge, skills and degree of responsibility as above.



  • A Qualification in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
  • 4+ years of Oracle DBA experience.
  • Understanding of 11g/12c Oracle Database concepts, schema design methodologies and administration best practices.
  • Hands on 11g/12c Oracle database implementation/admin experience in high availability, disaster recovery configurations.
  • Demonstrated SQL and PL/SQL skills.
  • Knowledge of Linux/UNIX architecture, OS commands and tools (UNIX scripting skills would be an added advantage).
  • Good knowledge of all the database elements that affect Application performance and efficiency.
  • Knowledge of Client/Server architecture and distributed processing.
  • Knowledge of AWR, ADDM, SQL Tuning and SQL Access Advisors, V$ performance views and end-to-end Application tracing.
  • Working knowledge of the IT industry/vendor market to effectively address the development of database software systems and enhancements to existing systems for business and other database/Application users.
  • Willingness to work part of the week during US business hours to support US Application teams.
  • Willingness to provide on-call support during off-business hours including weekends on a rotating basis.
  • Weekend and late night work may be required on occasion.

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