Oracle Apps DBA

oracle DBA, RAC
Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 24 Months
$60 - $80
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Iris's client, a leader in advancing quality and equity in education for all people worldwide, is looking to hire a strong Sr. Oracle Apps DBA for a contractual opportunity of 18 Months based in Princeton, NJ

The Client is a global corporation who advances quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. With more than 2,500 employees globally the Clients expertise includes education, psychology, statistics, psychometrics, computer sciences, sociology and the humanities. Today the Client s experts in research and assessment help individuals, educators and government agencies around the world find new ways to advance learning through customized, innovative assessment solutions.

Title: Sr. Oracle Apps DBA

Location: Princeton, NJ

Duration: 24 Months

In person interview

Lead Oracle Application DBA

Core APP DBA, Golden Gate, Data gaurd

  • Advanced Oracle database administration skills and experience required.
  • AWS cloud experience required
  • Working knowledge of Oracle Data Guard and standby databases
  • Working knowledge of Oracle Golden Gate and database replication
  • Working knowledge of some other database technology like MS SQL Server, Postgres, or MongoDB are desired
  • Advanced problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Oracle database and query performance tuning skills needed
  • Troubleshoot and resolve RAC and Redhat clustering issues in database environments
  • Schedule and coordinate database maintenance activities
  • Strong ability to resolve technical and complex database issues before they impact production systems
  • Ability to perform physical database design changes according to requirements established during logical data modeling activity
  • Ability to perform database backup, recovery and disaster recovery
  • Performs database migrations, upgrades and structure migrations
  • Ability to influence development organizations to comply with database best practices and ETS standards and practices
  • Ability to run transaction access path analysis with application developers to ensure database design and application code is efficient. Make recommendations for improvements
  • Ensures high quality database design across projects enabling company-wide data reusability
  • Coordinate and participate in database stress testing and make recommendations for improvements
  • Develops and maintains database standards that fit with ETS standard development processes
  • Monitors database performance and tunes where needed
  • Identifies and supports quality improvements
  • Complies with all ETS security and audit standards
  • Participates in 7x24 rotating on-call nights and weekends as needed
  • Works well in teams and in matrix to multiple projects

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 5-8 years of experience, with at least the last 3-5 years as Lead Oracle DBA on all aspects of Oracle Database Administration in a large/challenging database environment on AWS/Unix / Linux platform.
  • Experience on Amazon Web Services or Azure with database support in IaaS or PaaS preferred.
  • Experience with automation tools (Ansible, Jenkins) & container technologies (Docker, CoreOS) is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good Linux and Redhat clustering experience and scripting is a plus
  • Experience supporting internet/web-based database applications with heavy concurrent user volume.
  • Experience working on Oracle 12c and RAC database applications, Oracle TDE, OEM Grid Control and RMAN
  • Skilled in SQL statement tuning with detailed understating of AWR and StatsPack reports, database performance tuning
  • Basic understanding of Connection pooling and middleware software like JBoss, JRun, Tom Cat, IBM Web sphere is desired
  • Experience doing database upgrade and maintenance work
  • Willingness to work on-call DBA rotations in a 7x24 environment
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment Proficient at time and priority management
  • Ability to create and maintain positive and professional business relationships with both internal associates and external customers


  • The candidate should have a Bachelor s degree or Masters in Computer Science or 5 to 8 years of related experience in IT or a related field

Thanks and Regards,

Mohit Singh

IRIS Software, Inc.

200 Metroplex Drive, Suite 300, Edison, NJ 08817

One World Trade Center, Suite 46-P, New York, NY 10007

Ph:: 732-917-7674 Fax: 732 301 8009

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Dice Id : irissoft
Position Id : 6303768
Originally Posted : 4 weeks ago
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