Our Cape Town-based client in the retail industry, is looking for a Senior Oracle Database Administrator (DBA). The ideal candidate is an individual who has a great sense of responsibility and passionate about Oracle and this extends to an interest in almost everything Oracle related.
The candidate will need to be comfortable working within a team and with business users, confirming requirements and eventually implementing these solutions in production.
We need the candidate to be an excellent team player with good communication skills and to share knowledge openly within the team and our customers.
This individual needs to be strong technically and be able to challenge anything that would be of risk to the environment and promote all that could improve the environment.
Excellent troubleshooting and analytic skills are required for a high-pressured environment where correct decision making is essential KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Installations, upgrades and configuration of various Oracle related products System performance and availability SQL Performance Tuning Backup and Recovery Patching and maintenance Database security Teamwork and knowledge sharing Adherence to change control and governance Documentation Contribute in developer forums After hours support and standby BAU and Project Support Capacity management QUALIFICATIONS BSc / BComm in Information Systems or IS Tech diploma (Essential) Oracle Certification OCA / OCP EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE At least 5-10 years of experience as a Database Administrator Capacity planning, Performance Tuning, Backup and Recovery Retail experience (advantageous) or DBA experience within a large business TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES Essential Competencies Oracle DB (11g, 12c) ASM (Automatic Storage Management) Database security Oracle Application Server WebLogic (11g, 12c) Performance Tuning SQL RMAN Shell Scripting OEM Cloud Control 12c / 13c Advantageous Competencies : RMS Oracle EBS (Finance & HR) Oracle OBIEE Replication ( Golden Gate / Data Guard ) PL / SQL OID / OAM BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES Ability to adapt and take on new skills and initiatives Excellent communication skills Self-Starter Highly self-motivated Attention to detail Teamwork