Oracle DBA

Job type: Remote
Job ref: 32429
Published: 5 months ago

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine database administration tasks, including installation, configuration, migration, patches, and upgrades of database systems.

  • Identify and resolve database performance issues, including tuning SQL queries, optimizing indexing, and implementing necessary database changes.

  • Conduct ongoing monitoring and proactive management of database systems to ensure high availability and performance.

  • Support database backup and recovery activities, ensuring appropriate backup strategies and disaster recovery plans are in place.

  • Collaborate with application development and infrastructure teams to provide database support for applications and projects.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve database-related incidents and problems, both independently and in collaboration with other technical teams.

  • Provide operational support, including capacity planning, system performance analysis, and resource utilization monitoring.

  • Develop and maintain documentation related to database administration procedures, configurations, and troubleshooting steps.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation schedule to ensure 24/7 availability and response to critical incidents.

  • Provide Level 1 and Level 2 support for database-related incidents, working closely with the Incident, management, and escalation teams.


  • Bachelor's or equivalent degree in computer science, engineering, information technology, or a related field.

  • Proven work experience as a DBA or similar role, with expertise in database administration for large-scale systems.

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in database administration or operations - Strong knowledge in Oracle, My SQL and related RDBMS technologies.

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in Windows, Unix or Linux.

  • Proficiency in Shell script or Power shell, SQL scripting, performance tuning, and optimization techniques.

  • Familiarity with database monitoring and management tools.

  • Experience with database backup and recovery strategies and techniques.

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities to work effectively with cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated capacity for self-directed learning is required.