Senior Oracle DBA - Pasadena, CA

Location: Pasadena, CA


Job description:
We are seeking a talented Oracle DBA who has experience in performing the following activities.
Install, setup & configure Oracle 12c databases
Administer and troubleshoot Oracle databases including security patching, SQL tuning, capacity planning, and schema design.
Perform Oracle Grid Control installation, configuration (Monitoring and Provisioning), patching and maintenance
Perform backup and recovery procedures using RMAN
Implement, maintain, and monitor Data Guard.
Write UNIX shell and Windows cmd scripts for Oracle software and patch installations
Manage/Own complex tasks requiring cross-team and cross-agency coordination

Education
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited university (Computer Science or Math preferred)
Minimum Experience
Minimum of 8 years of related IT work experience
Minimum 4 years of experience as an Oracle DBA

Specialized Knowledge & Skills

Very good understanding of Oracle design, architecture, security & performance tuning
Skilled in SQL, PL/SQL, Perl, Linux shell and Windows scripting
High level understanding of backup/recovery techniques
Good analytical and troubleshooting capabilities
Good oral & written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal/team skills
Well organized and detail oriented
Familiarity with SQL Server and MySQL is a plus.

Interview: Skype Video Interview for initial and final.

Some key notes:

  • This is a contractor to hire position and must be eligible to convert
  • If hire, contractor will need to come to Bethesda for 2-3 weeks of training. CSS will pay for expenses. This is a mandatory.
  • Previous contractor that was hired for this position was considered not technical enough
  • For Req 154 that manager interview, all the candidate that he interviewed either had poor communication, unable to relate their work to the job, are not self-sufficient.