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Oracle Database Administrator

Job Title: Oracle Database Administrator

Work Schedule (days/hours of position):

Job Description:
Business Wire is seeking a DBA with Oracle E-Business Suite (a.k.a EBS, Oracle Applications, or Oracle Financials) experience who will be responsible for Oracle RAC databases in a high availability, 24x7 environment running on UNIX clusters.   Primary focus initially will be leading the conversion from EBS version 11.5.10 to 12.2.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Install, configure, and patch Oracle software—ClusterWare, Database, Agent, and Client
  • Install, configure, and patch Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Configure hot backup of databases
  • Configure Oracle DataGuard for easy failover/failback of databases
  • Configure Oracle Networking (TNS)
  • Implement security at the DB level and within the EBS application
  • Monitor and recommend additional hardware—disk, cluster nodes, tape drives.
  • Utilize Oracle Grid Control to monitor and manage databases
  • Create automatic alarms with CRON and Grid Control, and respond to these alarms
  • Support reporting requirements using SAP Business Objects and Apex
  • Review application designs with developers, making recommendations for schema changes
  • Monitor system logs and take corrective action for any problems
  • Develop scripts and PL/SQL to automate routine administrative tasks
  • Evaluate new products and technologies and/or recommend purchases
  • Demonstrate reliability through prompt response, good attendance and punctuality
  • Work as a team member performing any and all functions necessary for the successful operation of the company as determined by the Director, Database Administration and Operations

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years Database experience
  • General understanding of a UNIX operating system
  • 1 to 2 years Oracle E-Business Suite experience
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Perl, Python, shell, etc.)
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated, eager to learn tangential skills
  • Must be able to work effectively with a diverse group of people
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
Send a resume (in Word format) and cover letter to:

Business Wire
Subject: Oracle Database Administrator
Via E-mail:

Please Note:  Acceptance of a job offer is contingent upon a background check and upon submitting proof of education noted on the job application.  

No phone calls.
No recruiters.
No telecommuting.
No visa sponsorship.
No relocation

Business Wire agrees and represents that it will provide equal employment practices and the contractor and each subcontractor hereunder will ensure that in his or her employment practices persons are employed and employees are treated equally and without regard to or because of race, religion, ancestry , national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition

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