Position: Oracle DBA - 10g/11i - RT95/RT93 MA Area - Excellent Package

Very Competitive Base Salary - Comprehensive Benefits Package
No Sponsorship - Local Candidates Only

Location: RT95/RT93 MA Area


Small, Private, highly successful converged network platform provider.

Position Responsibilities - Summary:

Responsible for supporting the Oracle databases and ensuring their
performance, availability and security within a defined customer install

Install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain a database system. Implement,
configure and troubleshoot databases instances, replication, backup,
partitions and storage through remote support for defined install base.
Monitor and optimize system performance using index tuning, disk
optimization, and other methods.

Primary responsibilities will entail installation of new software and the
relevant support of that solution, Data Analysis, Database Design
(preliminary) and Data Modeling and Optimization.

- Installation - Primary job to work with the support organizations
and customers on installation of the database solution, from application
through to administration.
- Data Analysis - Frequently called upon to analyze customer’s data
storage in the database to ensure performance and efficiency of that data
- Database Design - Involvement in the preliminary database design
stages with a focus on operational support; point out potential problems,
and assist the development team with special performance considerations.
Data Modeling and Optimization - Through modeling the data, optimize the
system layouts to take the most advantage of the I/O subsystem.

Detailed Responsibilities:

- Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the
databases that support the system.
- Work with the team to ensure that the associated hardware
resources allocated to the databases and to ensure high availability and
optimum performance.
- To proactively monitor the database systems to ensure secure
services with minimum downtime.
- Responsible for supporting, providing guidance or consulting on
database related questions from support organization as required.
- Approve, schedule, plan, implement and supervise the installation
and testing of new databases
- Responsible for providing trend analysis to the service
management team to enable them to make informed decisions regarding resource
- Responsible for problem escalation to Oracle Development team or
company’s engineering center as appropriate.
- Responsible for improvement and maintenance of the databases to
include rollout and upgrades.
- Responsible for implementation and release of database changes as
submitted by the development team
- Responsible for helping to define and develop database changes
under the direction of the engineering team.
- Write and code logical and physical database descriptions or
direct others in coding descriptions.
- Maintain and increase knowledge and skills pertaining to field
through training and study.

Required Skills and Competencies:

- Core DBA - 5-10 years of work experience (8i, 9i and 10g and/or
rel. 11)
- Distributed systems experience
- RAC experience
- Knowledge of Oracle RDBMS installation /configuration, patching
cloning, troubleshooting, performance tracking /tuning, backup/recovery,
remote monitoring etc
- Knowledge of Oracle Parallel Server, Oracle Enterprise Manager,
Symmetric Replication, Advanced Queuing and Application Server
- PL/SQL programming/debugging and Perl/Unix shell scripting
- Strong debugging skills related to install and upgrade for each
of the supported technology components
- 10g Application Server experience
- Oracle Streams
- Experience with Oracle on Solaris, Linux and Windows platforms
- General familiarity with SA of Solaris, Linux and Windows
- HA installation, configuration, and support
- Experience of managing multiple RDBMS on large systems
- Experience of working in a team that delivers and supports 5×9’s
- Practical experience in monitoring and tuning for high
transaction, latency sensitive environment
- Practical experience in managing the internal and external MS SQL
database security


- Experience of other database systems, preferably SQL Server and
- Oracle Certification, preferably OCP
- Oracle’s BI stack (Discoverer, BI Beans, etc) is an added bonus
- Familiarity with SAML and OpenID a plus


Very Competitive Base Salary - Comprehensive Benefits Package
No Sponsorship Available - Local Candidates Only

Contact Information:

Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website - www.wrightassociates.org