Oracle Database Administrator II in San Antonio, TX

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Rackspace   •  

San Antonio, TX 78201

Industry: Information Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 50 days ago


We are seeking an Oracle Database Administrator II to join our team in San Antonio, Texas!

Primary Responsibilities

The Oracle Database Administrator is responsible for configuring, administering, and maintaining the Oracle database environments in a RAC configuration with Dataguard. Responsibilities include database and application upgrades, migration, patching, security, troubleshooting and issue resolution, backup procedures, and performance tuning. In addition, DBA's will provide support and direction to developers and other support personnel as needed. Daily responsibilities include monitoring production environment, providing acceptable system performance, and assuring data is protected and recoverable as required.

What You'll Do:

  • Installs, patches, maintains, and upgrades Oracle applications using Oracle utilities and monitoring tools.
  • Setup and monitor backups; implement and test recovery techniques; diagnose and correct performance problems.
  • Installs, configures, tunes, and maintains production, development, training, and test environments.
  • Proven experience managing Oracle database configurations.

Supervision: Operates under moderate supervision.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • General understanding of oracle database concepts and structures.
  • SQL skills and Linux operating system understanding is required.
  • General Knowledge of oracle applications architecture in a RAC configuration, including oracle application server and 10g experience.
  • Experience and good understanding of patching and cloning.
  • Oracle database performance tuning skills required.
  • Good troubleshooting skills and ability to resolve issues quickly and effectively.
  • Ability to work well in teams with good oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand.
  • Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups.
  • Ability to provide FANATICAL support.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field of software development, database programming, or computer engineering required, plus 3 years of previous experience as an Oracle DBA and Oracle 11i Administration.
  • Proven experience implementing and supporting enterprise database systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently provide FANATICAL support.

Physical Demands: General office environment. May require long periods sitting and viewing a computer monitor. Minimal levels of stress may occur at times. No special physical demands required.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Experience with multi cloud (AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud etc.,) is preferred.

About Rackspace

We accelerate the value of the cloud during every phase of digital transformation. By managing apps, data, security and multiple clouds, we are the best choice to help customers get to the cloud, innovate with new technologies and maximize their IT investments. We have been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. Join us on our mission to build the world's best technology services company.

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Rackers aren't all alike. We look different. We think uniquely. We are from many places and our beliefs & backgrounds vary. But, being a Racker — a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission – is what connects us all. Rackers are encouraged to bring their whole self to work every day, as we know that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers & communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Valid Through: 2019-10-29