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Senior Database Administrator

LocationOakland, California;

Requisition ID # 128801 

Job Category: Information Technology 

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology

Job Location: Oakland

Department Overview

Information Systems Technology Services is a unified organization comprised of various departments which collaborate effectively in order to deliver high quality technology solutions.

Position Summary

This position is with the Database Deployment team.  The DBA will be part of the project team responsible for solutioning and building out databases.  Establishes database management systems, operation standards and guidelines and quality assurance for database deliverables, such as physical database design, capacity planning, backup and recovery and disaster recovery plans and security implementation plan. Manages, maintains and upgrades all production and non-production databases. Establishes backup and recovery procedures to meet business requirements.

This position requires occasional weekend and after-hours support, and the DBA must carry a cell phone. 

Job Responsibilities
The Database Administrator will be part of the Oracle project delivery team responsible for solutioning and building out databases.  Responsibilities includes:

  • Install, upgrade, patch, backup, and recover assign Oracle databases as specify by project requirements
  • Setup monitoring and make sure databases are following the build standards
  • Refresh or migrate data
  • Create database objects
  • Performance tuning
  • Enforce company change control, patch management and information security standards and procedures
  • Collaborate and consult with DBA teammates on project tasks
  • Provide off-hour and weekend support as needed for the projects
  • Demonstrate consistent and independent ability to manage projects and the workload
  • Manage work according to criteria of costs, scheduling, and functional and technical performance
  • Maintain open and honest communications with clients, teammates and management for purposes of providing ongoing, timely status reporting
  • Communicate status, issues and concerns in both written and oral formats



  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 5 years experience in database technology, job-related


  • Good Oral and Written Communication
  • Good practice for maintaining reliability of the database systems
  • Meet Service level agreements
  • Manage Workload/Time Management
  • Adhere to Company Policies and Compliance
  • Experience with 11G, 12C, 18C, 19C databases
  • 7+ years of experience as a Senior Oracle DBA
  • Experience and proficient with OEM, RMAN, ASM, RAC, Golden Gate, and Data Guard/Data Guard Broker
  • Knowledge of relational database design
  • Knowledge of Database and Grid Infrastructure binaries cloning
  • Experience with Perl, Unix, Linux shell scripting
  • Experience with Unix, AIX and Linux (RHEL) and a thorough understanding of storage technologies such as SAN
  • Experience with multi-Terabyte databases, database warehouse
  • Extensive experience with RAC, ASM and SQL performance tuning

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