Oracle Principal Database Administrator - Oracle Cloud for Industry (Linux, DevOps) in Burlington, Massachusetts

Principal Database Administrator - Oracle Cloud for Industry (Linux, DevOps)

Preferred Qualifications

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Database

Administrator professional to work in the Oracle Cloud for Industry (OCI)

Global Business Units (GBU).

You will join the team responsible for certification

and acceptance of GBU applications targeted for OCI's global enterprise-class

cloud infrastructure.

You will thrive on being in the critical path and

will value predictability, automation, and reliability. The ideal candidate

will be proactive, highly motivated, and detail-oriented, and will possess

outstanding communication skills and work well in an agile team environment.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experienceand comfort with multiple Linux operating system distributions:

Preference for

RedHat-based distro's, rather than Debian/Ubuntu. RedHat-based distributions include, but are

not limited to: Oracle Linux, CentOS,

Scientific Linux, ClearOS, Google Search Appliance, Cisco Unified

Communications Messenger, and VMware ESX's service console. Oracle Linux is the standard in OCI.

  • Solidknowledge of and experience in architecting database-based solutions,building and tuning database servers, and advanced database administrationin multiple diverse database technologies such as:


Oracle RDBMS














MemDB, etc.

  • Solidand current experience in:


DevOps principles and practice applied to database

administration and database architecture, with 2 years of production




Scripting skills (PL/SQL, shell, PERL, Python)


Markup languages and data-interchange formats, such

as: XML and JSON


Database configuration management, or database

configuration management technologies such as Liquibase


Security principles, and security implementations

for databases and applications


Small-size project management

In this role, you will be:

  • Responsiblefor activities inter-relating the GBU (Global Business Unit) developmentteams, as well as the OCI production operations teams.

  • Expectedto be comfortable with a mix of traditional database operations andDevOps, with some structural differences from the typical DevOps jobs,i.e., more separation of duties and segregation of environments, etc.

  • Expectedto manage a certain level of project tasks and coordination, as well asmanaging escalations.

  • Expectedto be prepared for situations where no known previous solution for theissue will exist, and it will be incumbent upon you, in this role, toidentify patterns and recurrences, and assist in resolving the issue.


for this role should have minimum 5-7 years of related experience in a medium

to large database-centric computing environment and hold a BS degree in

Computer Science or related field, or have extensive commensurate experience.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Work with a world class team to provide enterprise-wide, Oracle Database Administration support for production systems and provide DBA services to application development teams, including database design, database generation, coding, and database production support. Provide DBA support with a high degree of customer service, technical expertise, and timeliness. Provide accurate and creative solutions to user problems of moderate nature to ensure user productivity.

As a Senior Database Administrator, you are instrumental in researching, evaluating, designing, testing, recommending, and planning implementation of new versions of Oracle database and database tools. May act as a team lead during database implementations and for system operation and maintenance.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 8 years of experience supporting relational databases as a DBA, with multiple distributed relational DBSM

  • s or a depth and focus in Oracle and related tools. Success at using the DBMS to optimize performance of large databases for enterprise use is greatly preferred. Experience with an organization with a key 24 X 7 reliance on its database is desirable. BS or equivalent desired.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Information Technology

Location: US-MA,Mass-Burlington

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle