Senior Professional Database Administrator

DXC Technology Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description:

Top Skills

  • Installs and maintains Oracle RAC systems for enterprise users

  • Plans, implements and utilizes ASM according to Oracle best practices

  • Effectively interfaces with multiple user groups regarding Oracle database services

  • Successfully plans and implements disaster recovery for Oracle systems

  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve application performance issues pertaining to database utilization

  • Communicates extremely effectively with all stakeholders in the RAC instances as well as stand-alone systems

  • Documents and maintains information pertaining to Oracle systems including configuration and maintenance records


  • Plan and design Oracle RAC systems in cooperation with other IT service groups necessary to build out and deploy

  • Utilize ASM to manage storage supporting RAC systems including the addition of new disks and disk groups

  • Evaluate existing ASM and RAC systems and propose changes if necessary in keeping with Oracle best practices

  • Troubleshoot and resolve performance problems

  • Establish and follow an Oracle patch schedule for all existing systems

  • Communicate all scheduled Oracle-related outages to database consumers

  • Interacts with a diverse group of database users including end users as well as IT management

  • Utilizes a help desk and ticketing system for tracking issues to resolution

  • Work with application developers to optimize and tune programmatic database access


  • At least three years of professional experience in administering RAC and ASM-based systems

  • Seven years of professional experience in Oracle database administration

  • A bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field of study

  • Must have experience installing, configuring and utilizing Oracle RAC systems including ASM

  • Must have significant experience in utilizing Oracle Database 12c and OEM

  • Experience in utilizing the RedHat Linux and Oracle Solaris operating systems

  • Must have hands-on experience with Oracle Data Guard utilized with RAC systems and understand different configurations

  • Must have knowledge and experience in troubleshooting application performance issues as they relate to database usage and must be familiar with the tools to troubleshoot performance issues

  • Needs extensive experience with RMAN and understand backup options with the tool

  • Must be able to perform standard Oracle DBA tasks


  • Oracle certified in Oracle 11g

  • Oracle certified in Oracle 12c

  • Oracle 18c exposure

  • Experience in a health care environment

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Senior Professional Database Administrator

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