Oracle Database Administrator (Oracle DBA)

Paradigm Infotech, Inc. - Philadelphia, PA

Full-timeEstimated: $92,000 - $130,000 a year
Paradigm Infotech is seeking to recruit a self-motivated and result-driven qualified professional for the following position.

Position Title: Oracle Database Administrator (Oracle DBA)

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA

Number of recruits: 1

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: Full Time

Salary: negotiable (Commensurate with experience)

Skills required for the Oracle DBA position:
10+ years of experience working with Oracle 10G/11G and SQL Server 2012 Database Administration and Management on HP/Solaris and Linux environments

Strong production support experience within a large financial organization & customer service skills

Oracle Database Tuning and Performance work.

Job Description:
Provide support on all the stages of database implementation and/or database related deployments

Participate in project meetings, as necessary, to understand application and database requirements

Ability to work independently and to resolve complex Oracle issues

Run diagnostic tools to identify database performance bottlenecks, and take appropriate corrective actions to improve database performance. Work with development teams to tune SQL queries.

Proactive monitoring of the databases

Troubleshoot Oracle performance and non-performance related issues either independently or in conjunction with other DBAs

Manage backup/recovery for Oracle instances

Management of database and resource capacity planning.

Implement and enforce database security based upon best practice, SOX regulations, and company policies

Installation of new Oracle instances and upgrades

Willingness to learn the business and new technology.

Provide after-hours support as required

Setting up and resolving issues with Oracle Data Guard environments

Experience in task automation

Scripting language (ksh, perl)

Experience Required:
Minimum experience of 10 years + required

Strong production support experience within a large financial organization & customer service skills

Oracle 10G and 11G Database Administration and Management on HP/Solaris and Linux environments

Oracle internals

Proven track record in supporting large number of DB simultaneously

Oracle Database Tuning and Performance - usage of statspack, AWR, ADDM, ASH and UNIX native commands

Oracle DataGuard Physical Standby configuration, build and support including DataGuard Broker

Storage considerations for Oracle Database Performance

Oracle backup and recovery configuration and procedures


Oracle Enterprise Manager/Grid Control for environment standardization

Knowledge of enterprise data architecture principles

Ability to develop data requirements and configure database parameters accordingly

Takes the initiative to act on issues

Experience in SQL Server 2005/2008/2012 a BIG PLUS

Additional Information: Candidates need to be ok with on-call work.

Work Environment: fast paced; dynamic/changing environment; build and production support work.

How to Apply:
Please submit a Cover Letter that briefly explains your vision for this position and your latest Resume to: entitled: Oracle DBA (PI-ODA 04).

Company Overview:
With more than 1200 employees worldwide, Paradigm Infotech is a leading provider of information technology services to businesses and organizations in supply chain management, manufacturing, life sciences, healthcare, workforce management and retail sectors. Clients include a significant number of Fortune 500 companies as well as an array of state and local government agencies. Paradigm Infotech services include product engineering, application engineering, IT consulting and quality assurance testing. Paradigm Infotech was established in 1998 in Columbia, MD and its Technology Center and Rural Outsourcing Development Center, which was established in 2004, is located in Erie, PA.