Oracle Database Administrator / Oracle DBA

Astir Technologies, LLC - Jersey City, NJ (30+ days ago)

Position Details:

Job Title: Oracle DBA

Location: Hoboken, NJ

Duration: 12 Months


  • Analyzes database requirements of the user department, applications programming and operations.
  • Submits recommendations for solutions that require definition of the physical structure and functional capabilities of databases and require data security and data backup and recovery specifications.
  • Proposes detailed specifications and flowcharts and coordinates installation of revised or new database systems.
  • Creates schemas and sub-schemas in consultation with application project team.
  • Sets up and performs backup and recovery procedures.
  • Works with Data Administrator, or appropriate staff, to identify and transform business requirements into logical data models.
  • Converts logical data models into physical databases.
  • Performs monitoring and tuning for performance.
  • Analyzes results in order to implement enhancements to the system.
  • Performs monitoring and tuning for storage management. Analyzes results in order to plan for capacity in the future.
  • Develops transaction logging and security features.
  • Understands and uses normalization methods and design methodologies.
  • Provides database assistance and problem support to application developers, business analysts and business users.
  • Conducts research and prepares recommendations for database tools, software, or hardware requirements.
  • Extensive knowledge of multiple relevant operating systems.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/work experience.

Minimum of 5 years professional experience with 2 years database experience or equivalent.

Extensive knowledge of database operating systems, specifically DB2 LUW.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in performance tuning and production support on retirement applications
  • Hands on experience with Linux, UNIX and Window Operating Systems.
  • Current DBA Certification in related area such as Oracle, DB2, SQL Server preferred.
  • Strong SQL Server and DB2Z background.

Job Type: Contract


  • Oracle database administrator in 24/7 mission critical envir: 5 years (Required)
  • GoldenGate: 1 year (Required)

Job Location:

  • Jersey City, NJ (Required)