Oracle Database Tuner in Charlotte, NC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

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Job #:  821215

Seeking a Senior Level Oracle Database Tuner with Exadata experience. This is a long term contract in the Charlotte, NC area. 

Job Description:

• Provides the highest technical expertise for the performance analysis, design, capacity planning, and control of the organization's server-class databases.

• Leads complex and critical data / database management initiatives that typically involve multiple disciplines and multiple business groups, including responsibility for database architecture, design, integration, and/or data modeling.

• As the recognized technical expert, consults extensively with multiple client groups to provide strategic solutions, influencing long-range internal and enterprise-level data/ database architecture and management strategies.

• Serves as a consultant on technological advancements.

Additional Job Details: 

This position is for a senior technical developer/database analyst within a finance group, with a focus on performance tuning and capacity planning. Candidate must have at least 5-8 years of experience working with custom application development with a heavy emphasis on Oracle architecture, design and development. Candidate must possess excellent technical skills and demonstrated ability to follow best practice SDLC methodology. Should also be knowledgeable and have experience working with large scale applications, preferably financial, in large scale organizations. Candidate must have an analytical, logical thought process for developing project solutions and resolutions to issues. Technical skills should include strong Oracle, Performance Tuning, Data Warehousing, PL/SQL, Business Intelligence, and UNIX. Excellent oral and written communication skills are mandatory. Technical certifications and advanced degrees are preferred.

Basic qualifications:

• 8+ years of Oracle application data tuning and optimization, development, and data modeling.

• Expertise  in performance analysis and tuning, including the use of standard Oracle tools (Explain Plan, SQL Trace, ADDM/AWR) as well as third party solutions

• Experience tuning and developing in both Oracle RAC and Exadata environments

• Modeled, and created database objects, including partitioned tables, views, indexes, packages

• Planned and coordinated DB space management, worked with storage concepts (Rebuilds, Compression, Logging, Cache)

• Developed original and/or complex PL/SQL code and provided coding guidance to less experienced staff

• Played the role of lead support analyst, including triage duties and outage coordination. Acted as an escalation point for application support and troubleshooting.

Minimum Qualifications:

• 4+ years of hands on experience in Oracle 12c/11g environment

• Experience in large (2+ TB) database tuning and optimization

• Experience with UNIX shell scripting and Scheduling tools (e.g. Autosys)

• Familiarity with SDLC methodologies, defect tracking (including tools)

• Track record of 2+ full project lifecycle and development, as well as post-implementation support activities

• Excellent verbal and writing skills, including documentation skills

• The ability to work in a multi-tasking team environment. This role supports multiple in-flight development projects at the same time.





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