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Database Administrator II -Perm, Lisle,IL

Posted on Jan 15, 2020 by Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation

Lisle, IL 60532
Immediate Start
$82k - $110k Annual

Database Administrator II -Perm

Job Summary:

The Database Administrator works independently under general direction of the Lead Database Administrator; responsible for resolving issues in a timely manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

As part of the dedicated support team, the candidate will administer database and application systems (eg Oracle RDBMS, Oracle WebLogic, Oracle Application Server), and perform all duties related to on-going operations of the database infrastructure running on Windows or Linux operating systems.

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Proven problem-solving skills from problem assessment to solution selection
  • Capacity to embrace change and quickly adapt to new situations, changes in direction, and altering priorities
  • Hands-on experience with installation, configuration and troubleshooting data guard
  • Unix/Linux Shell Scripting and Oracle RMAN backup/recovery experience required
  • Administration, performance monitoring, reporting and root cause analysis
  • Golden Gate experience - helpful
  • Install/Manage Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)
  • Manage, implement and maintain database design, creation, security, backups and recovery
  • Support production Oracle database services to ensure the highest standards of availability resilience, integrity, security and performance required by client's business
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Installation, upgrades, migrations and maintenance of databases, including patching
  • Assist with high availability and disaster recovery (DR), database health checks and optimization, monitoring and management setup and configuration
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, providing options, recommendations, and additional actions relating to resolving issues, mitigating risks, and resolving escalated items
  • Must understand Java runtime concepts such as heap memory, thread dumps, garbage collection, etc.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot tickets by querying database and viewing server logs
  • Able to produce statistical data/charts/graphs
  • Identify issue trends and develop ways to prevent future occurrences
  • Strong experience working with Java based web Servers and applications required
  • Experience working with Linux environments required
  • Ability to distinguish between critical and non-critical issues; strong problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate regular and predictable attendance for assigned shift.


  • Must possess basic communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to demonstrate technical experience with recent hands-on capabilities and strong problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Able to communicate regularly on project and task progress

Required Experience:


Required Education and Experience

  • Four(4) year college degree or equivalent related working experience
  • Relevant technical certification or equivalent related working experience
  • 3+ years of experience working in an application support or service support role, such as Tier-3 application Support Engineer
  • 3+ years of experience with Oracle database Servers (10g, 11g, or 12c)
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL server helpful
  • Experience with Oracle RAC in an ASM environment (3+ years)
  • Experience with Apache web server setup and configuration
  • Experience with Java application support and troubleshooting
  • Experience with high availability and failover concepts and implementation
  • Strong understanding in PL/SQL and SQL and able to write SQL query.
  • Ability to understand and interface with infrastructure and Development organizations and internal business owners

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience with Oracle Application Servers (10.1.2 & 10.1.3 or higher) preferred
  • Background in WebLogic Administration, best practices and standard procedures preferred
  • Experience in PCI Compliance is preferred


This position in regular, Full time with company-sponsored medical, dental and vision benefits available within 30 days. ETC also offers company-paid life and disability insurance, as well as a 401k program with up to a 4% company match, which will be 100% vested within 2 years.

Reference: 828166394

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