Oracle Database Administrator

Canonsburg, PA 15317

Posted: 07/19/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: DBA, MISC Job Number: 16702

IT Oracle Database Administrator
Canonsburg, PA 

The Database Administrator’s role is to design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune databases while ensuring high levels of data availability.

Essential Job Functions

  • Administer/Monitor Oracle databases
  • Provide first-level application support: 
  • Database performance monitoring and tuning
  • Maintain database backup/recovery environment
  • Install and upgrade databases and related products
  • Provide database design and development
  • Perform application refreshes on request
  • Reorganize database structures as needed
  • Perform capacity planning and reporting
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, new database features and system enhancements.
  • Plan, and implement security measures to safeguard databases
  • Troubleshoot issues with connectivity and performance
  • Ensure that database solutions meet business objectives and establishes and maintains a high level of user trust and confidence in the database group’s knowledge of and concern for the users’ business needs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline preferred or equivalent work experience 
  • Oracle Professional Database Administrator certification is preferred
  • 3+ years experience in the design, administration, programming, and support of Oracle databases in a distributed Unix (Solaris preferred) computing environment
  • Experience administering Microsoft SQL Server databases is desirable
  • Understanding of the Oracle database architecture and solid theoretical knowledge of relational database techniques
  • Thorough understanding of Oracle database performance tuning, design, security, scalability and industry best practices for administration
  • Experience in data extract, migration, queuing, and replication facilities
  • Oracle PL/SQL and SQL coding skills
  • Oracle SQL performance tuning and optimization skills
  • Unix scripting languages (e.g., Korn shell, Perl)
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong customer service orientation

IT Oracle Database Administrator - DBA - 16702
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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