Database Analyst - Oracle

Location: Tulsa, OK
Date Posted: 26-09-2018
Astra Solutions is now seeking an Oracle Database Administrator for our client in Tulsa, OK.  This is a direct-hire opportunity with a base salary dependent on experience. This is an outstanding company with an excellent benefits package.  Candidates who apply that meet the below qualifications will be contacted within 24 hours.
Job Purpose
The data base developer/administrator (DBA) is responsible for developing, testing, improving and maintaining
new and existing databases to help users retrieve data effectively. The DBA will work closely with developers to
ensure system consistency and will also collaborate with administrators and clients to provide technical support
and identify new requirements. Communication and organization skills are keys for this position, along with a
problem‐solution attitude.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design stable, reliable and effective database systems of high availability and quality to store and retrieve company information.
  • Gather user requirements and identify new features ; modify databases according to requests and perform tests.
  • Liaise with developers to improve applications and establish best practices; ensure all database programs meet company and performance requirements.
  •  Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards.
  • Migrate data from legacy systems to new solutions.
  • Define security and backup/recovery procedures.
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity.
  • Improve system performance by conducting tests, troubleshooting and integrating new elements.
  • Optimize new and legacy database systems; solve database usage issues and malfunctions; minimise database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses.
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes, apply new patches and versions when required.
  • Remain current on technical and professional developments affecting area of responsibility.
  •  Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications
 B.S. degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field and five to eight years of solid
experience as a Data Base Administrator.
 Proficient knowledge of Oracle, SQL, and PL/SQL.
 Proficient knowledge of database and application performance tuning techniques.
Job Description – Data Base Administrator
 In‐depth understanding of database structure principles and data management (e.g. permissions,
recovery, security and monitoring).
 Experience gathering and analyzing system requirements; knowledge of data mining and segmentation
techniques.
 Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, and integrity.
 Excellent analytical and organization skills, problem‐solving skills, self-starter
 Excellent customer service attitude, good communications skills (both verbal and written), good project
management and organizational skills and the ability to cope with and manage a constantly changing
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