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Senior Oracle DBA - 18 Month Contract

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    Aaron Van Kan

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    11 days ago

Mason Alexander have partnered with a leading technology firm looking for an experienced Oracle DBA on an initial 18 month daily rate contract. This is a greenfield team in one of the largest payment companies in the world.

You will be among the first resources on the team and will have the opportunity to grow as the team does. We are looking to speak to people with strong DBA skills, experience with ITIL tools, and experience with global infrastructure. ITIL Foundation cert is a nice to have.


  • Primarily role is supporting the production and non-prod database environments
  • Handle large database estates and managed TB size of databases
  • Installation and administration of multiple versions of databases on multiple Unix platforms and Windows servers
  • Design and implement the high availability solutions (RAC, Golden Gate and Dataguard)
  • Install, configure and manage ASM instances in oracle
  • Plan and execute major migrations and upgrades
  • Define and configure the disk and diskgroups in ASM and troubleshoot
  • Manage and administer the databases on Exadata machine
  • Install, Administer, manage and troubleshoot Oracle grid control
  • Write and troubleshoot shell scripting, SQL and PL/SQL scripts



  • Strong database administration
  • Database upgrades on multiple versions and releases
  • High availability (RAC) setup and administration
  • Disaster recovery design, planning, setup and administer the Dataguard (standby)
  • Install, configure, maintain and troubleshooting on Golden Gate
  • Knowledge on ExaData
  • OEM Configuration and management
  • Automation through scripting
  • Strong performance analysis on AWR, ADDM, SQL Profile, ASH and advisory views
  • Experience on OS, Storage, Network and Virtualization activities
  • Configuration, Capacity planning and Knowledge management
  • Experience on ITIL Tools like Remedy, Service Now or any other ticketing tool