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Sr Oracle Application Database Administrator

Company: Vlink
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

  • Ref No. : 23-00136
  • Date of Posting. : 2023-01-27
  • Job ID. : 22966593
  • Location: Lafayette, LOUISIANA
  • Position Type : Contract

    Job Title:Sr Oracle Application Database Administrator

    Location:Lafayette, LA.

    Duration: Long Term

    About VLink: Started in 2006 and headquartered in Connecticut, VLink is one of the fastest growing digital technology services and consulting companies. Since its inception, our innovative team members have been solving the most complex business, and IT challenges of our global clients.

    --- Single point of contact to provide day-to-day support for Oracle databases aligned to applications
    --- Provide database administration for a variety of mission-critical custom and packaged software applications
    --- Design storage strategies around backup and recovery for complex database environments, physical structures, and specialized database applications
    --- Partner with agile project teams and interact with enterprise DBAs to find solutions for projects and operational issues in existing and proposed databases
    --- Act as a liaison serving as primary point of contact between application development segments and database administrators
    --- Administration of Oracle distributed implementations, including database definition, structure, documentation and long-range requirements
    --- Analyze stored procedures, SQL, SQL queries and performance optimization following industry best practices and standards
    --- Provide standardization and consistency across environments
    --- Ensure a stable and secure database environment
    --- Implement and monitor database functionality to ensure stable environments Champion and practice Agile Principles
    --- Work closely with Dev Team, Test team, Product Manager and Business Analyst to collaborate, review and deliver high quality software applications.
    --- Be able to evaluate performance of applications and deliver solutions which are efficient and performant.
    --- Support and enhance existing applications used by consumers as well as operations staff.

    Requirements / Qualifications:
    --- Bachelor's Degree or Associate Degree with equivalent years of experience

    Need an Oracle Database Administrator (Application)
    --- 8+ Years of overall open stack experience including below

    o 6+ years of Oracle (Linux, Unix, Windows)

    o 3+ years of strong Linux background

    o 3+ years of scripting experience
    --- Experience with both relational and non-relational DB's like DB2, Mongo, SQL
    --- Expert level knowledge of stored procedures, SQL, SQL queries and performance optimization
    --- Golden Gate Experience
    --- Experience with Materialized Views
    --- Hands on experience with Query tuning and optimization, Capacity, storage and performance assessment and recommendation
    --- Should be able to demonstrate familiarity with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA, Web Services, REST API, Microservices)
    --- Application Performance (threading, indexing, clustering, caching)
    --- Analytical Skills: Candidate must be able to recognize the needs of customers and create simple solutions that answer those needs.
    --- Communication: Candidate must be able to clearly communicate their ideas to peers, stakeholders, and management.
    --- Creativity: Creativity is needed to help invent new ways of approaching problems and developing innovative applications as well as bringing experience from other industries.
    --- Customer-Service: If dealing directly with clients and customers, candidate would need good customer service skills and consultant mentality to answer questions and fix issues.
    --- Attention to Detail: Applications have many parts, and all must work together for the application to function.
    --- Problem-Solving: As issues come up, candidate must be able to make decisions that move the project forward.
    --- Teamwork: Candidate must work well with others as part of a distributed agile (SAFe) team of developers, analysts, QA, and more.
    --- Technical Skills: Candidate must be adept in computer languages and have strong technical aptitude. Must have a solid knowledge with common design patterns should seek out opportunities to implement design patterns.

    Nice to have
    --- No SQL experience - MongoDB, Dynamo DB
    --- Healthcare insurance domain knowledge

    Employment Practices:

    EEO, ADA, FMLA Compliant

    VLink is an equal opportunity employer. At VLink, we are committed to embracing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. VLink does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, or discharge, will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, performance, and business needs.

Keywords: Vlink, Lafayette , Sr Oracle Application Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Lafayette, Louisiana

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