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Oracle Application DBA - Reston VA

posted Oct 7, 2012, 3:48 PM by Sachchida Ojha
The Senior Database Administrator will provide all data management functions and participate in the design and implementation of high performance and high reliability databases. The candidate will be in rotation with other team members to provide 24 X 7 support. The candidate also will be engaged in the database architecture decisions. In addition, strong Data Mart design, modeling and implementation skills are highly desirable for this position. 

Responsibilities: 
Job responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to: 
Lead or participate in database architecture? design and implementation 
Lead or participate in Data Mart architecture? design and implementation 
Lead or participate in modeling initiatives? (object, logical), data analysis and management of data models/data dictionary 
Lead or participate in database upgrade process (from Oracel 10 to 11g)? 
Analyze and resolve, or recommend solutions to highly complex technical? problems such as performance issues, reliability issues, and data quality issues 
Build database(s), maintain database baselines, support application? requirements, testing and implementations 
Provide 24 X 7 support on a? periodic basis (requires carrying pager) 
Prepare status reports to? accurately communicate progress; provide early notification of problems that could effect schedules, or the integrity or availability of data 
Develop? scripts or tools to automate support tasks. 
To be effective in this role,? the Senior Database Administrator must stay abreast of state-of-the-art technologies in database technology and data management practices, and must be able to influence and educate project teams on the importance of good data management practices 

Qualifications: 
Must-Have Skills: 
10+? years of Oracle DBA experience including building objects and maintaining production environments 
10+ years of experience in Relational database? concepts, relational logical modeling, best practices, and physical design 
? 10+ years of experience in the IT industry, including full life cycle methodology, standard office products such as Word and Excel, and some application development 
5+ years of experience in the database? architecture, design and implementation of high performance and high reliability databases 
5+ years of Unix operating system experience including shell? scripting and file management. 
3+ years of using modeling tool, preferable? ER/Studio 
5+ years of designing, implementing and supporting Data Mart? 
Expertise in working with High volume, and High Transaction databases? 
Expertise in fine tuning databases for optimal performance? 
Expertise? in requirements gathering and Database Modeling using the various tools 
? Expertise of Autosys and its scripting to automate and schedule the various routine maintenance tasks 
Excellent oral and written communication skills? 
Knowledge of S-OX procedures and implementations to comply with the? regulations 
Ability to adapt to changing environment and requirements and? manage multiple tasks 
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related? field 
Nice to Have Skills: 
Knowledge of Mortgage Industry and its? practices 
Knowledge of the underwriting and workflows thereof? 
? Knowledge of Perl scripting 
Knowledge of the web architecture and? application technologies 
Excellent project management, negotiation,? presentation and influencing skills
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