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Oracle RAC DBA [5+ yrs]

Posted by Pavan DBA on December 29, 2011

Dear Candidate,

Job Description


* Develop and track database server performance metrics
* Perform overall health checks on the database at regular intervals
* Execute backup and recovery procedures for databases
* Corrective actions and notification procedures for failed backups
* Perform database recovery and log shipping in the instances based on the Company business requirements
* Create, configure, size and maintain database systems
* Manage and maintain database security and database configuration
* Configure database tuning parameters to ensure performance levels are met * Experience on third party backup tools such as Hyperbac or Litespeed required
* Apply database patches and fixes as per requirements
* Account creation/removal
* Instance creation and replication and removal
* Persistent performance monitoring and tuning during all global business hours, including SQL evaluation and tuning
* Index setting, building, rebuilding
* Support for SQL Server 2008 R2 upgrade
* Maintain current architecture charts – physical, application, integration
* All database and environment refreshes
* Daily developer support for new modules, SQL tuning, creating new environments, and troubleshooting
* Daily environment(s) monitoring (performance, completion of the jobs…)
* Create, modify and maintain roles, permission lists and groups
* Administer all aspects of MS Analysis Services and MS Reporting Services.


* Daily project and SQL migrations
* Use the Company”s Change Management system and Change Management polices and procedures to migrate objects from the source to target
* Implement version control and document changes per the policies mentioned above


* Investigate, troubleshoot and resolve problems reported by the Company/customers
* Log and track all service requests logged by the Company using the Remedy system.
* Prioritize service requests and provide a timeframe for resolution of the requests
* Provide timely resolutions to service requests logged


* initial response to tickets / issues should be ten minutes or less. 5. INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT
* Install, and maintain business intelligence infrastructure, such as Business Objects (Crystal Enterprise), MSRS, Analysis Services.

Job Requirements

1. BSCS, Engineering or related field or equivalent.
2. Five or more years supporting a MicroSoft SQL Server 2005/2008 R2 is required.
3. Database Upgrade experience is required
4. Core compentency required in Win 2003/2008 and SQL Database systems and tools.
5. Experience with Weblogic Apache, batch and reporting server configuration required.
6. In-depth knowledge of SQL Query Analyzer, SQL Profiles, Windows performance monitor. 7. Must be able to perform administrative tasks on SQL server using TSQL.
8. Comprehensive understanding and skills for SQL server performance tuning, SQL backup and recover,SQL security, troubleshooting deadlocked or blocking issues.
9. Strong problem solving, analytic and diagnostic skills and tuning skills a must.
10. Must be a team player with good interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills and the ability to interface with users. 11. Must understand the value of a standardized, centrally-managed environment.
12. Must be able to multi-task and work in stressful situations.
13. Ability to work in shifts.
14. Be available 24×7 for PROD support.

Prathiba –

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