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Sr Data Engineer
Hartford, Connecticut  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on January 19, 2022
Job Id #52947 Posted December 24, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Resources works as an Operational Support DBA to support State Govt. Solution Applications

Ideal Background:

  • Traditional/seasoned Oracle Operations DBA

Top Requirements:

  • a. 5 + years of Oracle Operational DBA experience in the IT industry. Plus 1 or 2 years of MySQL DBA experience.
  • b. 5+ years of experience with RAC technologies 19c and 12c (CRS/ASM/RAC Services)
  • c. 5+ years of experience with Oracle Dataguard

Team and Team size:

  • Team of 6 DBAs
  • Various client Applications

Top Responsibilities:

  •  Provide ongoing operational support for Oracle+MySQL Databases in all application specific environments (Dev to Prod)
  • Conduct performance tuning to maintain system stability (using Oracle RDBMS tools)
  • Provide data migrations (RMAN restore/refresh and datapump exp/imp)
  • Assist in manual and automated application code deployments (DDLs and DMLs)
  • Troubleshooting to capture incident data and analyze for root cause issues
  • Participate in binaries installation, DB creation, configuration, upgrades and DB patching and OS patching activities
  • Serve as a good team player by working with colleagues and clients to identify and address overall system problems as needed
  • Participate 24x7 on-call rotation with other colleagues on a weekly rotation basis
  • Influence management to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches as appropriate

Skills/attributes Required

  • 5 + years of Oracle Operational DBA experience in the IT industry. Plus 1 or 2 years of MySQL DBA experience.
  • Proven experience supporting/maintaining Databases systems in the Unix environment
  • Experience with RAC technologies 19c and 12c (CRS/ASM/RAC Services)
  • Experience with Oracle Dataguard
  • Experience in RMAN refresh/restore operations and Datapump exp/imp
  • Experience in Database monitoring, Performance tuning, Health Checks, Stats collection, Query Optimizing, Indexes
  • Demonstrated experience supporting J2EE portal based applications
  • Willingness and ability to provide 24x7 on-call support

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • Experience with 12c/19c RAC, HA-DR, Dataguard, ASM, OEM, RMAN, and EXPDP/IMPDP
  • Experience with TDE, Wallet, Audit Vault
  • Experience with Data migrations (RMAN restore, EXPDP/IMPDP)
  • Experience with Database RMAN backup/recovery skills (TSM/TDPO/DDomain)
  • Experience with Capacity management (space utilization, archive/purge data)
  • Exposure to monitoring and creating alerts in OEM
  • Understanding of job scheduling
  • Experience with User Security/Administration
  • Experience with VM Ware is plus
  • Experience with other DBMS platforms such as SQL Server, MySQL etc. is a plus
  • Willing to share knowledge and learn new concepts (cross-train) with colleagues

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers. We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments. For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. In compliance in compliance with state laws and regulations related to job posting requirements, the salary range for this role is $15.00 -$115.00 per hour (hourly rates in other locations could differ). This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.

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