Position: Sr. Oracle DBA/Engineer
Location: Marlboro, MA Area
Outstanding Compensation Package - Base + Bonus + PS
Local Candidates Only - No Sponsorship
Stable Work History

Large, successful, and growing Boston based Investment Management Firm -
Great Company - Lots of Upside - Excellent Compensation Package - Bonus -
Profit Sharing etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused
environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth

Position Responsibilities - Summary:
The client’s Application Teams utilizes a centralized development DBA team
to support its ongoing development initiatives and provide day-to-day system
support.  This Senior Systems Engineer function will specialize in offering
DBA support to application development teams.  This individual will meet
regularly with project managers and development teams and their management
to understand their day-to-day and strategic long-term needs. This
individual will serve as a point of contact for critical system support.

This will be “hands on position” with opportunities to experiment and learn
new technologies.  The DBA will participate in development efforts and
mentor the development staff in the “best practices” of Oracle development.
This position will also provide input and assistance to Production Support
Database Administrators.  This position will present with opportunities to
manage small teams and growth in leadership areas both technical and

Keys to This Position:

1.  This position is a Senior Database Engineer.  The individual will have
strong experience with Oracle 11g as an Engineer.  The individual will also
have solid knowledge of many of the new features of 11g (such as data change
notification, compression, reorganizational features, etc.)

2.  Strong experience with PL/SQL programming and its new features.  Strong
PL/SQL performance and tuning, Oracle 11g Optimizer and Oracle Internals
experience is also required.

3.  Soft Skills include - we are seeking an individual that is dedicated and
driven to understand new technologies, a critical thinker and problem
solver, someone that understands root cause analysis and can demonstrate
that he/she has taken on stretch assignments.

4.  This individual will partner with Development teams and have the ability
to understand business concepts.

5.  This is not a Production, Test or Applications (Packaged SW) DBA - this
is more of a Development DBA/Engineer.  There is No On Call for this role.

Required Skills and Competencies:

- Minimum 8 years experience as an Oracle Database Administrator
supporting enterprise critical production databases on LINUX and

- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

- Strong PL/SQL programming skills

- Strong understanding of Oracle Internals (Memory, Dictionary,
Optimizer, .etc)

- Strong understanding Oracle 11g new features in the context of
application enhancement

- Strong understanding of Oracle 11g optimizer and differences
between older versions

- Experience in PL/SQL and SQL code tuning

- Strong “Client” focus while dealing with application development

- Strong technical leadership skills

- Proven multi-tasking experience across multiple simultaneous

- Experience supporting Applications Development teams working on
multiple development projects

- Ability to learn new technologies and adapt to a dynamic

- Experience in advanced technologies such as partitioning, queuing,

- Experience in transforming a logical data model to a physical data

- Strong understanding of database object types such as tables,
indexes, pl/sql, types, sequences, synonyms. etc.

- Strong knowledge of Oracle 11g installs, config. and patching

- Excels in critical thinking

- Strong knowledge of Oracle utilities and tools such as sqlplus,
sql loader, OEM, GRID, OCM, etc.

- Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related discipline

Programming experience with any of the following:
- Perl or C++ or Java or .NET
- Previous management experience
- MS SQL Server experience
- Sybase ASE experience
- Oracle 11g RAC
- Shareplex
- Financial Services Industry end-user or vendor experience.

Contact Information:
Send Resume in Word format only to:
Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email  - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website - www.wrightassociates.org