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Oracle Database Administrator in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Database administration experts-are you ready to grow your career by applying your database expertise to more complex projects with some of the nation's top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to clients who are looking for Database Administrators. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations to providing you with valuable insight into the company culture, compensation expectations, and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today's highly competitive job marketplace. If you are passionate about database administration and are ready for a rewarding new challenge, let Vaco help you to make it happen. Apply today!

Job Description:

The Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) IIII - Exadata SME provides and applies technical strategies in the designing, implementing, administering, maintaining and performance tuning database systems and related technologies. One participates with members to identify and clarify strategy, address gaps, define and execute related policy/procedures and pursue improvement opportunities. This position is expected to work independently with minimal guidance and assistance with the technology supported.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Day to day support and maintenance of assigned databases, including: ensuring recoverability via backups or other solutions, ensuring high availability for business users
  • Perform patching support for Exadata
  • Support capacity, backup/recovery, and other testing/POC work
  • Perform day to day support for customers, including assisting users and resolving problems from customers, performance tuning, project support work
  • Design assistance and consulting including identification and documentation of design concerns related to performance, security, auditability, availability, and recoverability
  • Document best operation practice, processes and perform demos.
  • Maintaining a strong security profile with patching, updates and audit logs
  • Administering and documenting user accounts and maintaining authentication controls
  • Perform reviewing and researching for problems proactively
  • Monitoring capacity growth trend and licenses usage
  • Searches for and identifies alternative and/or innovative solutions to technical and business problems


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field
  • 4 to 6 years of database administration experience
  • Exadata SME with sufficient knowledge of managing Exadata machine.
  • Understands standard concepts, best practices and procedures related to database development and administration
  • Knowledgeable and hands on experience with RMAN backup. Preferred with ZDLRA knowledge.
  • Knowledgeable and hands on experience with OEM as monitoring tool for Exadata HW and DBs. Familiar with OEM concepts such as targets, matrix and groups etc.
  • Knowledgeable and hands on experience with active data guard (ADG).
  • Working knowledge of business goals, corporate IT standards, strategy, and service level agreements
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of employees, both technical and non-technical and performs as effective team member
  • Quickly adapts to multiple demands and rapidly changing priorities
  • Strong problem-solving skills preferred