Mid-Level Oracle/MySQL Database Administrator

  • Modis
  • Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Nov 20, 2018
Contract-to-Hire ERP / Database / Data Analysis

Job Description


  • Creates and supports databases and related applications in all phases of development life cycle. This will include Oracle/MySQL databases, R12 E-Business administration as well as other applications.

  • Performs the capacity planning and server planning for the current and future business needs.

  • Works closely with the development team and make recommendations with the development effort for existing programs and future designs.

  • Works with our backup tools and backup strategies, supports the existing strategies and implements improvements.

  • Restores and clones existing instances.

  • Performs ongoing tuning of databases and makes necessary changes.

  • Implements and enforces security for all our databases and applications including

    eCommerce applications.

  • Controls migrations of programs, database changes and other applications related

    changes through the development life cycle.

  • Evaluates new upgrades and tools and makes sound recommendations and put together

    proposals and execute them.

  • Assists with impact analysis of changes made to programs, databases and infrastructure.

  • Works as part of a team and provides 7x24 support when required.

  • Works on other database and infrastructure related tasks as requested.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Good in administrative support of Oracle and MySQL databases

  • Good in implementation and support of Oracle R12 E-Business Suite

  • At least 5 years of architectural expertise in an enterprise level implementation of Oracle

    based applications.

  • At least 5 years of experience in hands-on support of oracle/MySQL instances throughout

    the full development cycle.

  • At least 5 years of experience in establishing and managing development standards as

    well as documenting training materials, policies and procedures.

  • Strong knowledge of Unix and Linux operating system (Our database servers are all

    on Oracle Solaris and Red Hat Linux platforms.)

  • Comprehensive knowledge of WebLogic 11g and Oracle OEM and Management Packs for

    WebLogic, Oracle DB and Applications.

  • Can write complex programs utilizing Sqlplus, PL/SQL and shell scripting.

  • Highly developed skills for troubleshooting and solving database performance problems.

    Solid knowledge in tracing database performance issues, identifying common and uncommon performance bottlenecks, and tune SQL, PL/ SQL etc and make appropriate recommendations not only from the DBA perspective, but also from the server and network perspective.

  • Good knowledge of how Security should be set up to architect new applications especially in the DMZ zones.

  • Demonstrates excellent communication and organizational and follow up skills.

  • Provides technical leadership for our DBA related projects.

  • Can provide off-hour DBA support.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of NetApp snapshot technology. Can perform snapshot, snap mirror database related volumes, as well as cloning Oracle instances utilizing NetApp snapshot technologies. This would be huge plus.

  • Working knowledge of MySQL.

  • Expertise with Hyperion and Essbase, as well as ODI.

  • Strong background with Java based applications including knowledge of Apache,

    tomcat and reverse proxy servers administration.

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