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13 Feb 2023

Temporary Senior Oracle DBA

Hornet Staffing – Posted by Hornet Staffing Anywhere

Job Description

Job Type: Contract

Contract length: 06 Months


  • The Senior IT Database Administrator (Senior DBA) provides consultation related to database management and administration.
  • The Senior DBA’s perform detailed data flow analysis ensuring the highest levels of efficiency in database and query design in distributed data flows.
  • Senior DBA’s administer database systems to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data.
  • The Senior DBA is responsible for maintenance, control and testing of complex databases which provide orderly methods of data storage and controlled access to data.
  • Senior DBA’s also maintain complex query language for established database systems, design and execute backup and recovery schemes and implement disaster recovery procedures.
  • The Senior DBA serves as a subject matter expert providing consultation to end-users and project team members on database management, query development, system requirements and database change management initiatives and providing technical guidance to other DBAs.
  • Consults on database, architecture and related infrastructure technologies to all areas and levels within IT.
  • Consults on exploiting opportunities involving multiple hardware and software systems, issue resolution, providing innovative business solutions, etc. to both internal and external customers and partners.
  • Provides technical leadership on the implementation of leading-edge database technologies and the design and implementation of large-scale technical solutions based on business requirements.
  • Develops and ensures compliance with all system, disaster recovery and security audit policies.
  • Writes complex programming/scripts.
  • Participate in disaster recovery design, testing and execution
  • Monitor and evaluate database performance and adjust database configuration as appropriate
  • Provide technical leadership to other DBAs
  • Design process for database change management issues related to environment migration
  • Make highly complex physical changes to current databases, often this requires working after hours
  • Maintain operational documentation (e.g., procedures, task lists, architecture blueprints)
  • Provide subject matter expertise to corporate projects and initiatives
  • Work with users and IT partners to understand requirements for a physical database design
  • Provide database consulting expertise to corporate projects and initiatives applying PMM and development life cycle concepts
  • Address customer concerns and issues related to database management
  • Evaluate database performance and adjust configuration appropriately
  • Provide production support for outages, restore/recovery events
  • Optimize implementation of system design in order to optimize performance and effectiveness while realizing the optimum technical issues.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 8 or more year’s professional experience as a Oracle database Administrator with strong working knowledge of Operational/Systems DBA to setup and support Oracle 12c/19c databases in RAC and Non-RAC environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience.
  • In depth knowledge of the Oracle architecture
  • Experienced in installing, configuring, and upgrading Oracle databases and clusters. In v19c.
  • Experience in working container databases, Golden Gate.
  • Experience in configuring and supporting Oracle Enterprise Manager.
  • Setting up users tools for administration.
  • Experience in deploying Oracle on AIX/ Linux on Power environment and good understanding of operating system concepts of AIX and Linux (RHEL).
  • Good knowledge of capacity planning and architecture design for database server deployment.
  • Proven experience in working in a mission critical environment in a multi-terabyte database platforms.
  • Working knowledge of architecting, configuring, setting up data guard for HA solution.
  • Experience in setting up backups using RMAN .
  • Perform routine maintenance on several database environments including application of updates, patches, and hotfixes
  • Installation/configuration and implementation of custom scripts for monitoring and Performance Dashboard.
  • Creating databases, migrating database objects from non-production to production environment.
  • Designing and building data models, schemas, views, and tables to support application requirements
  • Working knowledge of Database Security mechanism, data encryption, obfuscation, auditing using tools such as Guardium.
  • Extensive experience designing and executing backup and recovery concepts and procedures
  • Measure database performance and troubleshoot complex database issues, I/O bottlenecks, SQL Tuning/
  • Experience in using Splunk, Nimsoft for Availability and performance.
  • Good understanding of licensing options and optimization.
  • Experience in scripting languages (shell or python or Perl) for automating DBA administrative tasks.
  • Experience with automation tools such as Control-M.
  • Experience in implementing Postgres STIG implementation, testing, and other vulnerability remediation.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT industry database technologies and processes and business applications integrated with database technologies.
  • Provide 24 x 7 Support to Critical production systems.
  • Knowledge of Project Management Methodologies
  • Experience in working closely with the application development teams to resolve any performance related issues and provide application support.


  • Oracle Database Administration Certification.
  • Added advantage of knowledge of administration of MongoDB Postgres, LDAP/OUD, MySQL.
  • Health care industry related experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience
  • 5-8+ years of professional experience as an Oracle Database Administrator (Upgrades, patching, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of Operational/Systems DBA to setup and support Oracle 12c/19c databases in RAC and Non-RAC environment
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with multiple project teams as needed
  • Experience leading projects at a senior DBA level

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please send your resume directly to Lory Weir at lory@hornetstaffing.comYou can view all of our open positions at

Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 54 days.

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