Velocity Staff

  • Database Administrator III - Oracle 12C / GoldenGate / Exadata

    Location US-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    # Positions
  • Overview

    Velocity Staff, Inc. is working with our client in Kansas City, MO to identify for a contract to hire opportunity a talented Database Administrator.  The right candidate MUST have successful and progressive experience with Oracle 12C, Golden Gate and experience with Exadata Administration.


    This is a long term contract based opportunity located onsite with the client on location in downtown Kansas City, MO


    This position provides and applies technical strategies in the designing, implementing, administering, maintaining and performance tuning database systems and related technologies.  In addition, the right resource provides technical consultation for enterprise and application project teams. He/She will participate with members to identify and clarify strategy, address gaps, define and execute related policy/procedures and pursue improvement opportunities.  This position is expected to work independently with minimal guidance and assistance with the technology supported.  Additional duties include:


    • Day to day support and maintenance of assigned databases, including:

    • Ensuring recoverability via backups or other solutions

    • Ensuring high availability for business users

    • Maintaining a strong security profile with patching, updates and audit logs

    • Administering and documenting user accounts and maintaining authentication controls

    • Monitoring capacity and growth and licenses

    • Day to day customer service for assigned databases, including:

    • Assisting users and resolving problems

    • Proactively reviewing and researching for problems

    • Assisting application teams in resolving performance problems

    • Support of projects, including:

    • Routine support tasks as assigned

    • Design assistance and consulting including identification and documentation of design concerns related to performance, security, auditability, availability and recoverability

    • Management of test and other non-production databases for the projects

    • Performance, capacity, recovery and other testing




    *Must have the ability to proactively guide, engage and assist in database and environment performance tuning.

    *Must have strong experience with Exadata Administration

    *Must have strong experience with Oracle 12c Administration 

    *Must have strong experience with Oracle Golden Gate


    In addtion, the right candidate:
    • Understands and considers standard concepts, best practices and procedures related to database development and administration.

    • Working knowledge of multiple database applications (must have experience with Oracle 12C, Oracle RAC and OEM), programming languages and/or system environments.

    • Working knowledge of business goals, corporate IT standards, strategy and service level agreements.

    • Communicates effectively with all levels of employees, both technical and non-technical.

    • Establishes cooperative relationships with departments.

    • Effective project team member, at times assuming leadership role for the project.

    • Searches for and identifies alternative and/or innovative solutions to technical problems.

    • Uses planning skills to manage and complete projects on time and on budget.

    • Exercises sound judgment when making decisions.

    • Quickly adapts to multiple demands and rapidly changing priorities.


    Education/Experience Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or other related field and 4 years of database administration experience OR 6 years of database administration experience


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