We are actively seeking a Senior-Level DBA with all of the skills expected to manage Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL and Amazon RDS databases in a production environment. You will be responsible for supporting a variety of customers and working with some form of High Availability or Disaster Recovery technology on a daily basis.
Here are just a few great benefits of working at DBA Zone:
Work remotely 5-days a week -- no more commuting
On-call rotation -- approximately 1-week every 6-weeks
Nearly 7-weeks of Paid Time Off
Senior-level salary and benefits
No politics. No BS.
Provide support for mission-critical database systems.
Perform installations, upgrades and apply patches to databases running on Windows and Linux/Unix platforms.
Implementation and management of database objects including data files, tables, indexes, triggers, integrity constraints, materialized views, jobs and database roles/permissions.
Extensive performance tuning against mission-critical databases using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
Design and implement task automation using scripts.
Design database performance specifications, database backup and recovery plans, and database performance/capacity models including server capacity plans.
Assist in recommendation and design phases of database architectures including hardware, software, and the environment architectures thereof.
Willingness to learn new skills as it pertains to various database platforms, be able to grasp those concepts quickly, and implement them for customers.
Extensive communications with customers and internal staff.
Minimum 10-years experience as a Database Administrator in a mission-critical production environment. This includes a strong background in Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, SQL/T-SQL, PL/SQL, PowerShell and Linux/Unix scripting, backup and recovery, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and data extraction/loading utilities.
Minimum 10-years experience with database management and monitoring software, such as Oracle Enterprise Manager Database/Grid Control and/or SQL Server Enterprise Manager and Nagios.
Experience with Oracle (from 9i to 12c) and Microsoft SQL Server (from 2000 thru 2017).
Experience with MySQL, PostgreSQL or MariaDB a plus.
Experience with Amazon AWS (RDS, Aurora, RedShift, EC2) or Azure a plus.
Experience with Linux/Unix toolsets, including SSH and VNC.
Experience with storage specification/design/troubleshooting, server design, and capacity planning.
Good working knowledge and experience with Windows, Linux/Unix, physical and virtual environments.
Good technical documentation skills and ability to write proper customer correspondence and executive level literature.
Excellent communication skills as it relates to corresponding with customers via email and telephone.
Firm grasp of concepts as it relates to additional options of Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL. Candidate should know what these tools are, how they work, and what they are used for. General examples include: Clustering, Virtualization, Replication, and Standby Databases.
DESIRED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Oracle® Certified Professional (OCP) certification.
Amazon AWS Certified (Solutions Architect or SysOps Administrator).
Experience with Oracle Data Guard/Standby Database, Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle Fail Safe, Oracle Advanced Replication/Streams, Oracle Text or Partitioning.
Experience with SQL Server Replication, Log Shipping or Full Text Search.
Experience with various third party database management tools.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: dba-2018-06
About The DBA Zone, Inc.
DBA Zone is a service provider for database and cloud administration to companies across the U.S. Since 2000, we have provided 24/7 managed database services, special projects and unified monitoring solutions to companies that do not require full-time staff to manage their database infrastructure.