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Oracle DBA [4+ yrs] for Birlasoft, Chennai

Posted by Pavan DBA on December 21, 2011

Job Role: Oracle Database Administrator DBA Level II (4+years).


Job Location: Chennai


Job Description:


The specific assignment is to assist overall workload management of the DBA function by providing support remotely from off-shore site. The support is needed for both Production and non-Production systems. Flexible working hours needed to allow some overlap with the team in on-site.

The candidate would be a self-starter and capable of working independently to high standards of quality.   The engagement requires Oracle RAC & Data Guard experience DBA.

Scope of Work

  • Install, configure and maintain Oracle 10g and 11g software on Sun Solaris and Linux platforms.
  • Install, configure and maintain Oracle 10g RAC software on Linux platform
  • Remotely support developers for code promotion to Test & Production.
  • Remotely manage Dev/Test & Production Oracle database systems.
  • Manage the database Oracle ASM file system on Linux platform.
  • Tune database parameters for optimal system performance. 
  • Ensure proper setting of system memory and semaphore system parameters in consultation with system administrators.
  • Manage and monitor using Oracle Grid Control.
  • Create and maintain Oracle 10g and 11g databases with optimal file layout for data file, rollback, and redo objects.
  • Aid developers and logical DBAs in detecting performance problems including analysis of SQL, PL/SQL, and JDBC code.
  • Provide continuous monitoring, troubleshooting, historical and real time performance monitoring of the Oracle 10g and 11g environments using Oracle Diagnostic and Tuning packs.
  • Provide backup and restore functions for Oracle 10g and 11g databases. 
  • Clone database from Production to Test/Dev using RMAN or Oracle Utilities
  • Understand Database failover/Switchover technologies using Oracle RAC & Data Guard.
  • Follow ITIL processes for incident management, change management and problem management
  • Understanding of SOX compliance from a Oracle DB perspective

 Mandatory Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 4-6 years relevant experience in Information technology.
  • Experience and knowledge of Oracle RAC & Data Guard is must.
  • Ability and willingness to propose creative and optimal solutions.
  • 2 – 4 year’s relevant experience as a DBA in Oracle 10g and Oracle 11g Oracle RAC & Data Guard. 
  • Experience as DBA in Oracle 10g and Oracle 11g in Oracle Linux using ASM storage file systems.
  • Experience with Oracle RAC in Linux platform is must.
  • Experience in using OEM for job and event management.
  • Oracle 10g DBA certification is required. Oracle 11g certification a big plus
  • Relevant experience in remote management of Production database system
  • Relevant experience with Oracle ASM file system
  • Relevant experience with RMAN for backup and recovery.
  • UNIX Shell scripting experience is required.
  • Experience in Grid Control is a plus
  • Experience in Oracle LDAP is a plus
  • Experience in Oracle Data Guard is a plus
  • Experience in using OEM for job and event management is a plus.
  • Good Technical Documenting Skills is a plus.
  • Relevant experience in use of ITIL processes.
  • Relevant experience for SOX compliance of critical financial systems.



Only short listed candidates will be notified immediately, in case your profile is not short listed then it will be in consideration for future requirements…


Please revert back with following mandatory information and your updated resume to start your interview process.  

  1. Current CTC:
  2. Expected CTC:
  3. Joining time:
  4. Reason for change:
  5. Contact Number:
  6. Current Location:
  7. Preferred Location:
  8. Total years of experience:
  9. Relevant years of experience:
  10. Passport Number:
  11. Date of Birth:
  12. City of Birth:
  13. If you know any employee of Birlasoft Ltd, please notify:
  14. Have you taken-up any interview with Birlasoft Ltd earlier? If yes, please provide details:


It is not too late to seek a newer opportunity with Birlasoft Ltd, send me your updated profile to get an insight into excellent career opportunities.



Birlasoft is a leading provider of information technology services in both onshore and offshore models to Fortune 1000 as well as mid-sized organizations in banking, financial services, insurance, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and independent software vendors sectors.


Birlasoft services include application development, support & maintenance, enterprise application implementation, integration, infrastructure management and quality assurance & testing.


Birlasoft’s robust delivery processes embrace digitized project management methodologies, embedded within proven practices of Six Sigma on Continuous Representation. The Noida centers of the company have been recently assessed at PCMM Level 3 for its HR practices.


Headquartered at Noida, India, Birlasoft has 4,000+ employees across US, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Australia, Singapore and India.


Birlasoft is part of the global $1.7 billion CK Birla Group which traces its roots back to over 150 years and has diversified interests ranging from automobiles, cement, paper, software etc. to hospitals, schools and colleges as part of its philanthropic work.




Chitra S
Executive / Talent Acquisition Group
• 36, Vijayaraghava Road, T. Nagar, Chennai 600 017 (INDIA)
  Fax: +91 44 4202 4968

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