Senior Database Administrator

Micro Focus Fort Collins , CO 80521

Posted 2 weeks ago

Senior Database Administrator

Job Description:

At Micro Focus, everything we do is based on a simple idea: The fastest way to get results is to build on what you have. Our software solutions enable organizations to do just that. Secure and scalable, with analytics built in, they bridge the gap between existing and emerging ITfast-tracking digital transformations across DevOps, Hybrid IT, Security, and Predictive Analytics. In the race to innovate, Micro Focus customers have the clear advantage.

Our portfolio spans the following areas:

DevOps | IT Operations| Cloud | Security | Info Governance | Big Data, Machine Learning, & Analytics

You're a production oriented Senior Database Administrator that would thrive working closely with other very talented technical Database Administrators on a team supporting a multi-database environment including Oracle and PostgreSql, Vertica, Mongodb, Mysql and Sql Server.

What you will do:

  • Understand and apply advanced database administration, management and performance tuning techniques

  • Provide advanced technical troubleshooting for applications and database systems

  • Configure and tune hardware and software to insure optimum performance and resource utilization

  • Provide 24x7 on call support

  • Understand server clustering techniques and the impact on database configuration and performance

  • Manage standby databases, snapshots and other advanced database features

  • Manage Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)

  • Participate in design and application review sessions

  • Develop scripts procedures and processes for data migration and application development

  • Participate in meetings and conference calls related to project and troubleshooting activities

  • Perform exports, backups and data extracts as required

  • Provide support for database related project activities

  • Develop strong working knowledge of key applications and their interaction with the database(s)

Skills and experience needed:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer information systems, computer science or related discipline preferred

  • Must have 7 years of database administration experience with Oracle cluster environment

  • Oracle version upgrades and migrations

  • Experience with Oracle11g/12c RAC Enterprise

  • Experience working in a 24x7 environment

  • Database analysis and design expertise

  • Data extraction, transformation and loading

  • Experience with Oracle tools and utilities

  • Tuning of SQL statements and PL/SQL code

  • DBA experience with SQL Server and/or PostgreSQL 8.4 or newer

Skills and attributes that would be great to have:

  • Comfortable with highly dynamic customer driven environment

  • Ability to write, debug and tune sql and pl/sql, packages, procedures, functions, triggers, etc.

  • Experience with database monitoring and tuning tools such as OEM and Nagios

  • Solid experience with the linux operating system and command set

  • Thorough knowledge of physical and logical disk systems and their impact on database performance.

  • NetApp storage experience a plus.High degree of skill with database commands and utilities such as exp, imp, sql loader, etc.

  • Advanced knowledge of database administration tasks such as hot and cold backups, database recovery, tablespace additions, security, etc.

  • Advanced installation and configuration experience.

  • Ability to write and maintain documentation describing changes and modifications to all systems and databases

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Project team membership Understanding of team member requirements/expectations

  • Capable of working and managing multiple diverse projects

If you want to be part of what's next and find out more about our available opportunities, visit Micro Focus Careers.




Micro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status

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