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Oracle & MySQL Database Administrator DBA

Job Title: Oracle & MySQL Database Administrator

Job Description:

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, the global market leader in commercial news distribution is seeking an Oracle and MySQL Administrator who will be responsible for Oracle RAC databases and MySQL databases in a high availability, 24x7 environment running on UNIX clusters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general direction of the Supervisor, Oracle DBAs:

  • Install and configure Oracle software—ClusterWare, Database, Agent, and Client
  • Install and configure MySQL software
  • Configure hot backup of databases
  • Configure Oracle DataGuard and MySQL Replication for easy failover/failback of databases
  • Configure Oracle Networking (TNS)
  • Implement security at the DB level
  • Monitor and recommend additional hardware—disk, cluster nodes, tape drives.
  • Utilize Oracle Grid Control and MySQL Enterprise Manager 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
  • 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
  • Work as a team member performing any and all functions necessary for the successful operation of the company as determined by the Vice President, Global Data Operations

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years Database experience
  • General understanding of a UNIX operating system
  • 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 demonstrate reliability through prompt response, good attendance and punctuality
  • Must be able to work effectively with a diverse group of people
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Send a resume and cover letter (word format, preferable) to:
Via E-mail:  Subject: Oracle & MySQL Database Administrator

No phone calls.
No recruiters.

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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