Oracle Database Consultant
Pythian
Ottawa, Ontario
5d ago

Oracle Database Consultant (Exadata & GoldenGate Experience Required) Location : Remote Work from Home Eastern Europe Why you?

As an Oracle Database Consultant you will, as part of a team based approach, supply complete support for all aspects of database and application infrastructure to a variety of clients, as assigned.

What will you be doing? Coordinating, analyzing, designing, implementing and administering IT solutions.Recommending best practices for improvements to current operational processes.

Configuring and maintaining database servers.Supporting Oracle Database services.Administering backup procedures and disaster recovery plans.

Troubleshooting operational problems.Administering proactive daily checks.Responding to monitoring alerts.Presenting technical courses to customers.

Participating in on-call coverage rotation plan.Communicating status and planning activities to customers and team members.

Collaborating with remote team members.Working conditions : Participate in on-call rotation and periodic overtime.Ability to perform primary job functions while standing or sitting for extended periods of time.

Dexterity of hands and fingers (or skill with adaptive devices) to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computing equipment.

The incumbent must spend long hours in intense concentration.Stress may be caused by the need to complete tasks within tight deadlines.

What do we need from you?

  • Installing, configuring and upgrading Oracle databases.
  • Oracle Administration including :
  • Experience with RAC, RMAN, DataGuard, GoldenGate, Exadata, Performance Tuning, Weblogic middleware - Forms and Reports
  • Various storage engines.
  • Oracle customer tools.
  • Performance tuning of Oracle databases.
  • Oracle technical support.
  • Oracle tools.
  • Designing and implementing various Oracle backup / recovery strategies.
  • Oracle replication and slave setup.
  • Coding scripts, procedures, functions, etc.
  • Developing methods for monitoring.
  • Linux / Unix and Shell scripting.
  • Experience with RAC.
  • Working directly with external customers.
  • Project managing.
  • White paper writing, blogging and presenting skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Personal attributes

  • Interfacing with external customers, strong customer service focus with the ability to maintain customer expectations and priorities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Self-motivated and directed, while working in a fast-paced demanding environment.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Very effective organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics.
  • Understanding of current IT service standards such as ITIL.
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology or related field or equivalent experience.
  • What do you get in return?

  • Competitive total rewards package
  • Flexible work environment : Why commute? Work remotely from your home, there’s no daily travel requirement to the office!
  • Outstanding people : Collaborate with the industry’s top minds.
  • Substantial training allowance : Hone your skills or learn new ones; participate in professional development days, attend conferences, become certified, whatever you like!
  • Amazing time off : Start with a minimum 3 weeks time off, 7 sick days, and 2 professional development days!
  • Office Allowance : Purchase a device of your choosing and personalise your work environment!
  • Fun, fun, fun : Blog during work hours; take a day off and volunteer for your favorite charity.
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