Productivity through Innovation

Senior Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

Perth, Australia

Job Description:

Data Engineering (DE) is seeking a highly skilled and motivated  experienced  Senior Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) to join our dynamic team in Perth for a contract position. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing, maintaining, and optimizing our Oracle database environments to ensure high availability, performance, and security. This role requires a proactive and detail-oriented professional with a strong background in database administration, troubleshooting, and performance tuning.

Key Responsibilities:

- Install, configure, upgrade, and maintain Oracle database systems (versions 11g, 12c, 18c, 19c).

- Monitor and optimize database performance, ensuring high availability and reliability. Analyze and resolve performance issues using Oracle tools and techniques.

- Implement and manage backup and recovery processes using Oracle RMAN. Develop and maintain disaster recovery plans.

- Ensure database security by implementing access controls, encryption, and auditing. Apply security patches and manage user roles and permissions.

- Diagnose and resolve database-related issues. Provide support for application development teams, including SQL query optimization.

- Ensure data integrity and consistency by implementing data validation and quality checks.

- Develop and implement scripts for database automation tasks using Shell, Perl, or Python.

- Maintain detailed documentation of database configurations, processes, and procedures. Create and update standard operating procedures.

- Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations, including GDPR, HIPAA, and SOX.

- Work closely with application developers, system administrators, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration and operation of Oracle databases.

- Monitor database storage and growth trends. Plan for future capacity requirements and scalability.

- Apply database patches and perform upgrades with minimal downtime.

Required Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

- Minimum of 6 years of experience as an Oracle DBA in a production environment.

- Extensive experience with Oracle Database versions 11g, 12c, 18c, and 19c.

- Strong knowledge of Oracle RAC, Data Guard, ASM, and GoldenGate.

- Proficiency in SQL and PL/SQL programming.

- Experience with Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) for monitoring and management.

- Familiarity with operating systems such as Linux, UNIX, and Windows.

- Knowledge of database backup and recovery tools and best practices.

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

- Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

- Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) or Oracle Certified Master (OCM) certification.

- Experience with cloud-based Oracle databases (Oracle Cloud, AWS RDS for Oracle, etc.).

- Knowledge of other database technologies (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL) is a plus.

- Experience with DevOps tools and practices.

- Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter detailing their experience and qualifications by clicking on the apply button below.

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