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Sr IO Engineer
Eden Prairie, MN  |  Remote, Hybrid, Onsite
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Applied on January 28, 2023
Job Id #61230 Posted January 10, 2023

  • As part of DBA Project Delivery team, you will be primarily responsible for building new Oracle RDBMS and Percona MySQL database environments and performing database upgrades/migrations to company-supported versions.
  • Also providing occasional operational support for the Oracle RAC and Standalone Databases including Standby as well as MySQL .
  • This will include application releases, patching and performance tuning of the entire technology stack.
  • You will be accountable for providing delivery support consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value for our customers.
Ideal Background:
  • Experienced IT professional, proficient with Oracle and Percona MySQL.
  • Experience with FISMA environments/regulations a major advantage
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Performing DB migrations from lower Oracle versions to higher Oracle versions
  • Performing DB migrations from lower MySQL versions to higher MySQL versions
  • Participating in binaries installation, DB builds such as DB creation, configuration, upgrades and patching activities
  • Providing ongoing delivery support for Databases in all application specific environments (Dev to Prod)
  • Assist in manual and automated application code deployments (DDLs and DMLs)
  • Conducting performance tuning to maintain system stability prior to Go-Live (using Oracle and MySQL RDBMS tools)
  • Troubleshooting to capture incident data and analyze for root cause issues
  • Serving as a team player by working with colleagues and clients to identify and address overall system problems as needed
  • Influencing management to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches as appropriate
  • Perform refreshes
Top Requirements:
  • 5+ years of Oracle delivery DBA experience in the IT industry
  • 5+ years of Percona MySQL delivery DBA experience in the IT industry
  • Proven experience supporting/maintaining Databases systems in the Unix environment
  • Experience with Oracle RAC technologies 12c and 19c (CRS/ASM/RAC Services)
  • Experience with Percona Clustering technologies for 5.7 and 8 (manual setup / Linux commands)
  • Experience in Database monitoring, Performance tuning, Health Checks, Stats collection, Query Optimizing, Indexes
  • Experience with TSM / backup strategies
Team and Team size:
  • No, will partner with FTEs and Contractors across the US
  • Multiple FTEs and Contractors across the US

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