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Oracle DBA with Golden Gate/Data Warehouse, Perm, Houston

Posted on Jan 24, 2020 by Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation

Houston, TX 77001
Immediate Start
$110k - $125k Annual

Oracle DBA with Golden Gate/Data Warehouse , Perm, Houston

Job Summary:

Works independently under general direction of the Corporate Lead Database Administrator; able to demonstrate technical experience with recent hands-on capabilities and strong problem solving skills; is detail oriented and highly organized; is able to communicate regularly on project and task progress; responsible for resolving issues in a timely manner; must possess basic communication skills both written and verbal.

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:

  • Review, Tune, and Improve Existing Oracle CDC-based Data Warehouse Systems
  • Convert Oracle CDC-based Change Capture into Oracle Golden Gate Change Capture
  • Develop and Support Data Warehouse ETL and Data Mart Operations
  • Build and Configure Data Warehouse Environments to include Production
  • Support Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing
  • Participate in team meetings and training as required.
  • Capacity to embrace change and quickly adapt to new situations, changes in direction, and altering priorities
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • 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.

Required Experience:


  • Five or more years' experience with Data Warehouse Operations
  • Five or more years' experience with Oracle CDC based change capture and apply
  • Two or more years' experience with Golden Gate replication
  • Five or more years' experience with Oracle Database Administration
  • 5+ years of experience with Oracle database Servers (10g, 11g, or 12c)
  • Experience with Oracle Application Servers (10.1.2 & 10.1.3 or higher) strongly preferred
  • Background in WebLogic Administration, best practices and standard procedures strongly preferred
  • 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.
  • Experience in PCI Compliance is preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to understand and interface with infrastructure and Development organizations and internal business owners.

Educational Requirements:

  • Must have BS/BA in Mathematics or Computer Science or related experience
  • Relevant technical certifications or equivalent related working experience.

Work Environment

  • Used to working in a production environment where noise levels can be high at times with activity going on
  • Able to work in Datacenter with continuous high volume air flow.
  • 7x24 support so ability to be oncall as needed in rotation.

Reference: 832768841

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