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State of Iowa
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6 Months
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03 Dec 2012
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Short Description:


The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for administrating Oracle data analysis and database management in a team environment.


Complete Description:

The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for administrating Oracle databases. This position will be responsible to:


•  Install, configure, upgrade and maintain database instances/servers

•  Responsible for database backup and recovery procedures (RMAN), access security and database integrity,   physical data storage design and data storage management

•  Monitor database performance and space requirements

•  Perform performance tuning

•  Provide recommendations for tuning underperforming applications to increase performance (SQL Tuning, Index Tuning and Memory Tuning)

•  Knowledgeable in data analysis and database management techniques

•  Execution of all responsibilities with little direct supervision of Team Lead

•  Administration and scripting experience in relative platform

•  Author shell scripts to perform back up, restore, and monitoring tasks

•  Anticipate and resolve issues specific to the team

•  Determine time estimates and schedule for own work and resolve issues in a timely manner

•  Highly skilled at database design, installations, conversions

•  Troubleshoot and resolve support issues related to database, Oracle application server and the Oracle technology stack

•  Manage and monitor the daily disaster recovery (DR) synchronization procedures and monitor the state of DR environments (Oracle Data Guard)

•  Apply/migrate changes to development, test and production environments such as data changes, vendor-provided patches, technical/functional configuration changes, and modified reports, interfaces, customization, extensions and workflow objects

•  Clone applications and databases between production and test.

•  Monitor databases and Oracle application servers and respond to alerts

•  Should be flexible to work in shifts and weekends on as needed basis in close co-ordination with onsite team as well as with end users.


Minimum of 5 years of experience.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, performs a variety of complicated tasks, may report directly to a project lead or manager.



Minimum of 5 years of Oracle database administration, the majority of which should be in database administration in a large scale operation

Required 5 Years


Strong SQL Programming, preferably Oracle with the ability to write complex SQL queries

Required 5 Years


Oracle Performance Tuning Experience

Required 3 Years


Experience working in secure enterprise database environments

Required 3 Years


Experience with RMAN

Required 3 Years


Experience performing a full restore to an Oracle database from tape

Required 3 Years


Good understanding of the Software development lifecycle

Required 3 Years


Ability to diagnose and resolve technical problems independently as well as in collaboration with a team

Required 3 Years


Ability to take initiative and work without supervision

Required 3 Years


Experience with Oracle Database in Windows, Oracle in a Linux environment a plus

Highly desired 3 Years


Experience with Oracle Application Server (10g) and Oracle Weblogic (11g) and SSO

Highly desired 3 Years