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
Installations, upgrades and configuration of various Oracle related products
System performance and availability
SQL Performance Tuning
Backup and Recovery
Patching and maintenance
Teamwork and knowledge sharing
Adherence to change control and governance
Contribute in developer forums
After hours support and standby
BAU and Project Support
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
Oracle DB (11g, 12c)
ASM (Automatic Storage Management)
Oracle Application Server
WebLogic (11g, 12c)
OEM Cloud Control 12c / 13c
Advantageous Competencies :
Oracle EBS (Finance & HR)
Replication ( Golden Gate / Data Guard )
OID / OAM
Ability to adapt and take on new skills and initiatives
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 15 days please consider your application as unsuccessful.
In keeping with our clientâ€™s employment equity requirements, only South African citizens will be considered.
Please include your current salary and salary expectations.