Sr. Oracle DBA

Oracle DBA, PL/SQL, Shell Scripting, Linux, Unix, Performance Tuning, Oracle Multitenant
Full Time
$95,000 - $110,000
Work from home available

Job Description

Hybrid Remote Office

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Meridian Cooperative is looking for an Oracle Database Administrator to support our Database team in our Atlanta, GA office location.  

We were formed in 1976 by a group of Electric Membership Cooperatives with a vision for a single enterprise solution provider to serve data processing, IT, and operational needs to cooperatives, public utility districts, and municipal utilities. Through carefully curated acquisitions and partnerships, we have unified multiple leading-edge companies under its umbrella in order to truly execute that vision. Today, the Meridian Co-op Suite serves over 500 utilities across the country with industry leading enterprise software solutions.


We are a leader in creating innovative software solutions for the utility industry. We are home to a diverse group of developers, designers, analysts, instructors, and a dedicated support team. We are always looking for talented and energetic people to add to our team!  


Using expert level experience, manages, develops and maintains Oracle internal and external customer production databases by analyzing department applications, programming, and operations; defines database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications; recommends best practices and optimum access techniques; troubleshoots performance issues and recommends areas for improvement; coordinates installation requirements. Manages database upgrades to the latest version and updates and installs security patch sets. 

Roles & Responsibilities:   

  • Monitors and ensures the day-to-day administration and maintenance of Oracle customer production databases, ensuring that the databases are available, performing properly and safe. 
  • Performs installations, upgrades and patching, backup and recovery, performance tuning, security, monitoring and configuration.  
  • Responds to and recovers crashed databases at customer sites and minimizes downtime by recovering it as near to the crash time as possible.  
  • Develops and reviews database designs to ensure table normalization's are maintained, standards are met and proper constraints are in place to ensure data integrity is not compromised.  
  • Collaborates with team members and confers with managers when needed regarding problems with and capabilities of customer databases. Assists developers in the creation of data objects and migration of data in Development and QA department databases.  
  • Configures Oracle RMAN backups on all production databases. Verifies that the Oracle RMAN backups are valid through periodic testing and RMAN restores.  
  • Develops customer database reorganizations using PL/SQL scripts to maintain database integrity.  
  • Migrates all current customer databases over to the new releases based on schedules. Monitors and implements advanced security features at customer sites to protect data against cyber hacks.  
  • Conducts annual version roll over in preparation for coding of the new version cycle.  

Minimum Qualifications:   

  • Bachelor's Degree; equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis.   
  • 6 to 10 years of Oracle DBA experience  
  • PL/SQL programming 
  • Shell Scripting 
  • Linux / Unix experience   
  • Performance Tuning Experience
  • Oracle Multitenant


  • Oracle Certified Associate  

Guided by our Vision 2025 strategy, our leaders have developed 5 stretch goals to achieve a best-in-class organization for our members, customers, and employees.  

It is a priority that our future team member embraces these goals and demonstrate the behaviors to guide the company to realize success:

  • Act as One Unified Company
  • Put Our Members/Customers First in All We Do
  • Be Known for Our Innovative Products and People
  • Grow our Reputation and Market Share
  • Compete on Culture

We offer:   

  • Competitive medical benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life  
  • 401(k) with up to 9% in company contributions after one year  
  • $4,000 for tuition reimbursement  
  • Wellness reimbursement plan and volunteer days    

*Meridian Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and strive to create an inclusive environment for all employees.  *Unfortunately we cannot sponsor employment visas now or in the future for this position

Dice Id : RTL263211
Position Id : 7182109
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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