Sr. Oracle DBA

About Pelican

Pelican is a leading provider of payment & compliance solutions to corporates and financial institutions of all types and sizes in the Americas, Europe & Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Pelican puts intelligent automation, compliance and control firmly at the heart of payments & other transactions processing. Financial institutions and corporate’s worldwide rely on Pelican to manage & control their payments securely, improve operational efficiencies and lower risk & IT costs.

Aims & Goals

The primary aim of the Sr. Database Architect is to be able to address issues of Data Migration (Validation, Clean-up and Mapping), and will need to understand the importance of Data Dictionaries.

Key Responsibilities
• Installation, configuration and upgrading of Oracle server software - SE, EE & RAC and related products
• Evaluate Oracle features and Oracle related products
• Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures
• Database design and implementation
• Implement and maintain database security (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges)
• Perform database tuning and performance monitoring
• Perform application tuning and performance monitoring
• Setup and maintain documentation and standards
• Plan growth and changes (capacity planning)
• Provide 24x7 support when required
• Perform general technical trouble shooting and give consultation to development teams
• Interface with Oracle Corporation for technical support
• Patch Management and Version Control
• Data Replication using Data Guard, Golden Gate
• Setting-Up DR site and DR failover

Experience Level
• 5-7 yrs of experience as a DBA

Educational Background
• May be certified as an Oracle DBA
• Preferably a BS in computer science or related engineering field

Essential Skills
• Good understanding of the Oracle database, related utilities and tools
• Good understanding of the Data Replication Software such as Data Guard and Golden Gate
• A good understanding of the underlying operating system
• A good knowledge of the physical database design
• Ability to perform both Oracle and operating system performance tuning and monitoring
• Knowledge of ALL Oracle backup and recovery scenarios
• A good knowledge of Oracle security management
• A good knowledge of how Oracle acquires and manages resources
• A good knowledge Oracle data integrity
• Sound knowledge of the implemented application systems
• Experience in code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle
• A sound knowledge of both database and system performance tuning
• A DBA should have sound communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administrators
• Provide a strategic database direction for the organization
• A DBA should have the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
• A DBA should possess a sound understanding of the business

Additional Skills
• NA

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