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Oracle DBA Job Description

Job Overview
Responsible for the 24/7 support of Oracle production database services to ensure the highest standards of availability, resilience, integrity, security and performance required by the business systems.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the databases that support the system
- Work with the team to ensure that the associated hardware resources allocated to the databases and to ensure high availability and optimum performance
- To proactively monitor the database systems to ensure secure services with minimum downtime
- Responsible for providing trend analysis to the service management team to enable them to make informed decisions regarding resource management
- Responsible for problem escalation to Oracle Development team and third parties as appropriate
- Responsible for improvement and maintenance of the databases to include rollout and upgrades
- Responsible for implementation and release of database changes as submitted by the development team

Skills / Attributes Required
- Strong Oracle Database Administration experience
- Experience of managing multiple RDBMS on large systems
- Experience of working in a team that delivers a high availability service
- Practical experience in monitoring and tuning a database to provide a high availability service
- Experience of SQL Server is desirable
- Oracle Certification, preferably OCP

Typical Salary Range: £30,000 to £45,000