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Oracle DBA – Exadata – RAC – Remote – €200-250 per day

  • Practice Business Applications

  • Technologies Oracle Technology Jobs

  • Location Remote, United Kingdom

Oracle DBA – Exadata – RAC

Remote – €200-250 per day

Required Profile:

The candidate will be a senior level resource providing Oracle database technical leadership.


Required Technical Skills:

The resource MUST have the following skills and experience:

Extensive Oracle Exadata administration experience, including upgrades and patching

Extensive knowledge and support experience of:

o Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)

o Oracle Dataguard

o Oracle RMAN

Experience with latest version of Oracle Enterprise Manager including installation, configuration,

patching and upgrading

Experience in automating database administration activities

Minimum of 10 years’ Oracle DBA experience


The resource SHOULD have the following skills and experience:

Oracle OVM administration and support

Oracle Enterprise Linus or RedHat Linux administration and support

Oracle Direct-NFS experience

Experience with Ansible or other automation technologies

Experience with NetApp NAS (or similar) hosting Oracle databases


Scope of Work / Duties of Consultant:

Service delivery expectations


Provide strategic guidance for Oracle Database Hosting services as required

Manage projects for Oracle Database Hosting services

Assist the Service Owner and Team Lead in the delivery of Service Delivery Agreements (SDAs)

to customers

Assist with the coordination, preparation, presentation and implementation of proposals and

projects linked to the SDAs

Be a go-to expert for troubleshooting Oracle database related issues

Service Management

Manage, prioritize and take ownership of tasks assigned to Oracle Database team as required

o includes service requests, change requests, incidents, project tasks and others as required

Monitor and take ownership of tasks assigned to Oracle Database team ensuring completion

within SLA targets

Technical Support

Provide support for all Oracle Database Hosting SDAs

Design, install, configure and support Oracle Grid infrastructure including Real Application Clusters

(RAC), ASM and databases

Administer and support Oracle Exadata systems including storage provisioning, VM provisioning,

patching and upgrading

Implement backups using RMAN, standby databases using DataGuard, monitoring using Oracle

Enterprise Manager

Assist in the design, development, implementation and maintenance of database automation

tasks using Ansible and related technologies

Perform database clones and backups using RMAN as well as NAS storage

snapshot/clone/replication technology

Provide on-call support (either on-site or remotely using VPN connectivity) outside normal working

hours as required on a rotational basis

Other database administration tasks as required:

o Provide support for setup/architecture of Oracle Enterprise Manager including setup of

monitoring, alerting and scripts/interfaces to Help Desk systems

o Manage NAS shares for use with Oracle databases and related systems

o Co-ordinate with Oracle Support for resolution of problems and incidents

o Perform troubleshooting and performance tuning activities as required

o Apply database patches, updates and perform upgrades

o Assist in the planning and running of disaster recovery tests

o Perform capacity management and reporting as required

o Produce documentation as required

o Perform support activities during planned maintenance windows outside of normal

working hours

o Perform other duties as required


Required Soft Skills:

Willingness to learn on the job and adjust roles as required

Customer facing experience and oral communication skills

Support of a diverse workplace

Ability to write documentation & reports

Creativity/ ability to find innovative solutions

Conflict management & cooperation

Desirable certifications:

Oracle Database Administration certification

ITIL Service Management intermediate or expert

Prince2 foundation

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