Database Administrator in Chicago, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  976729

Database Administrator
Long Term Contract
Downtown Chicago IL
Our Client, a Global Financial Services Institution is looking to bring on two Database Administrators.  A job description can be found below, but for more information please contact Ryan Sedwitz at

Top Skills:

1. Senior DBA experience (6+ years and nothing less)

2. Senior presentation ability, working with stakeholder engagement

3. Comfortable with SDLC 

4. Good communication skills will work with different PMO offices

5. Oracle 12c knowledge, Golden Gate, Data guard and RAC 

6. CDC (Nice To Have) 

This individual will be working on a series of projects. The focus will be on Oracle project upgrades to 12c using SDLC methodology. This team will be working with TIPMO office. This candidate will manage 3-4 database management projects at any given time. Also they will be working with a variety of application owners. This will be a 100 percent heads down role. Candidate will be working with the application team, learning about the projects, creating databases, setting up the environment. Also understanding the application for better performance and tuning. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about Oracle 12c with the latest and technologies. Really need someone who can come in and hit the ground running with good communication ability. 


Performs data modeling, logical and physical database design based on a thorough knowledge of modeling techniques, the modeling tools available on the project, and the business functions of the subject system. Performs database administration including tasks such as loading data, managing data security and user access, performance monitoring and tuning, and all aspects of data integrity, backup, recovery, and user support. 

Plans, executes, and maintains database capacity, backup and recovery, and disaster recovery plans Familiar with all phases of database programming (i.e. Assists programmers to troubleshoot and tune programs in terms of efficient database usage)

Thorough knowledge of the subject DBMS, DML (SQL), DDL, utilities, services, troubleshooting, architecture, syntax, etc

Sufficient expertise with the host operating and network environments to completely provide all required functions and services including estimating and monitoring of all required hardware, coding and execution of administration jobs, and monitoring and archiving backup files

DBAs with Oracle 12c experiences and knowledge of working on projects using SDLC methodology.
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