Senior Database Administrator (Oracle & SQL Server)

IBM Corporation Bethesda , MD 20813

Posted 4 days ago


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The Senior Database Administrator will be responsible for perform O&M functions for a portfolio of applications using Oracle and SQL Server RDMS. You'll be responsible for the health of these databases to include application team support, monthly/quarterly patching, and security scan vulnerability remediation. A willingness to provide operational support during and after business hours when called upon is a must. You'll also participate in or lead discussions related to architectural changes, monitoring approach, and environment technical refresh.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years experience in Oracle DBA: Oracle 12g RAC.

  • 2+ years experience in SQL Server DBA; SQL Server 2012/2014/2016.

  • Experience with Real Application Clusters RAC and Automatic Storage Management ASM , RMAN, Oracle Data Guard.

Experience installing, configuring and administering Oracle Databases and also in RAC.

  • Experience in Oracle Enterprise Management OEM Grid, SQL language, and proven problem resolution of Oracle DBMS.

  • Working experience with diverse platforms on Oracle Databases covering UNIX, Oracle Linux, Redhat Linux, SUN Solaris, Windows; managed very large databases in 24/7 Production Environments; upgrade of databases from 32 bit to 64 bit on Linux platforms.

  • Experience in DR and backup and recovery.

  • Experience with Oracle Enterprise Management OEM Grid, Extensive Experience with SQL language, proven problem resolution of Oracle DBMS, Experience creating installation scripts and procedures (PL/SQL, SQL tuning, UNIX Shell Scripts, XML, Oracle stored procedures).

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in table partitioning, Materialized Views and replication technologies (Golden Gate and Oracle Streams), Performed planned switchovers and unplanned failovers.

  • Oracle Application DBA support, applying patches, mini-packs, family-packs and maintenance packs, upgrades, multi-tier installations, automatic routines DBA task, periodic refreshes ,oracle support dealing with functional , developers and end users.

  • Hands on experience in Performance Tuning SQL query/ Memory/ Database/OS using tools like Oracle Enterprise Manager OEM , Automatic Workload Repository AWR , Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor ADDM , Active Session History ASH , STATSPACK, SQLTRACE, EXPLAINPLAN, TKPROF, CRSCTL, SRVCTL, EMCTL, DBCA, CLUVFY for administration and tuning.

  • Experience with Upgrading MS SQL server 2008 to 2012/2014/2016.

  • Experience with partially contained databases.

  • Ability to write, troubleshoot, modify and enhance complex PowerShell / T-SQL scripts.

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

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About IBM

IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Key Job Details

  • Country:US

  • State:MARYLAND


  • Category:Technical Specialist

  • Required Education:High School Diploma/GED

  • Position Type:Professional

  • Employment Type:Full-Time

  • Contract Type:Regular

  • Req ID:278025BR

  • Location:BETHESDA, MD US

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