QED National New York City , NY 10008
A leading energy provider located in New York, NY is seeking an Oracle DBA for a 1+ year contract.
Contribute to a team that will implement Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) throughout the company.
Install Oracle software, maintain databases across multiple platforms, perform modifications to databases, enforce database security, maintain database backup/recovery procedures, migrate database changes, engage in capacity planning, performance monitoring and tuning, and manage highly-available production database instances for corporate systems.
Off-hour support is required for production problem resolution, scheduled production database migrations, upgrades and patching.
Skills & Requirements:
Strong customer focus and possess excellent technical, listening, documentation and communication skills.
Possess the skills and ability to learn quickly, see the bigger picture from detailed facts, assimilate new concepts and think analytically.
Excellent communication skills and will be required to interface with application developers, managers, directors, technology and planning personnel, and business users throughout the company.
A Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science or related discipline is required, or equivalent experience.
A minimum of 5 years of Oracle database administration experience is required.
Must be able to handle multiple assignments with changing priorities while still meeting deadlines.
Experience administrating Oracle databases on Linux platforms.
Acquire in-depth knowledge of backup and recovery techniques, experience writing SQL code, performance tuning, database security, patching and planning for Disaster Recovery.
Proficient in the use of Enterprise Manager Grid Control and have the experience writing scripts using Perl, Korn Shell and PL/SQL
ORACLE DB and RAC
Storage technology and capacity planning
Experience with Data Guard standby databases
Experience managing physical and logical standby database
Experience with GoldenGate
Familiarity with Microsoft Office
The following are not required for this position but would be considered as a valuable asset in a potential candidate:
Knowledge of Advanced Metering Infrastructure applications