Oracle DBA


Columbia, SC

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 374 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Oracle DBA for our client in Columbia, SC

Job Title: Oracle DBA

Job Location: Columbia, SC

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

Scope of the Project:

The Replacement Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) project is one of the largest IT projects for the State of South Carolina. It is a multi-year effort to replace the State’s aging MMIS and related applications with more modern capabilities along with corresponding business operations services.


  • The RMMIS ORACLE Application DBA is responsible for managing all database related technical aspects for the engineering and software development life-cycle (SDLC) for a replacement MMIS database. The project is a multi-year effort that will be one of the largest IT projects in the State. The State plans to conduct a multi-vendor design and development effort.
  • Installs and configures ORACLE database software, creates data models, develops naming conventions and DB change control procedures;
  • Install and configure ORACLE databases with a traditional configuration on a RedHat/ORACLE Linux server
  • Manage ORACLE databasearchitecture, interconnections, and schemas for the storage and retrieval of MMIS information in a high transaction rate, mission critical 24x7 environments.
  • Supportdatabase operations and work closely with application and infrastructure group for MMIS Replacement initiatives.
  • Assist Enterprise Architect with overall planning needs for the database design and data modeling;
  • Provide formal and/or information training in DBMS administration and maintenance, database design, analysis, and management.
  • Contribute to service design and support for a service oriented architecture (SOA)-based system

Required Skills:

  • Seven or more years in a development or service administration role using the following skills:
  • Oracle database11g and 12c
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to perform all basic database management and administration skills
  • Demonstrate practical understanding of ORACLE database physical structure, overall architecture, and database performance analysis
  • Strong background in database planning, scaling, and capacity planning activities
  • Experience in database design and data modeling, index creation, database optimization, and performance tuning.
  • Strong understanding of software development life-cycles
  • Experience deploying and configuring ORACLE Data Guard, ORACLE Enterprise Manager, ORACLE Automatic Storage Management, ORACLE ACFS, ORACLE Golden Gate, and ORACLE Recovery Manager.
  • Experience performing/configuring RMAN backup and recovery.

Professional Skills:

  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter, with a keen interest in technology and highly motivated towards success
  • Must show initiative and desire to learn business and technology subjects
  • Able to work independently and provide updates to management
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent problem solving skills; proven teamwork and communication skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in a healthcare insurance environment (Medicaid preferred).
  • Public sector procurement experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Data Warehouses and/or Data Marts
  • Oracle or SQL certification
  • Experience in the design and application of service-oriented architectures.

Required education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or another related field is required.
  • 5+ years of ORACLE database administration experience
  • 5+ years of experienceworking with development teams
  • Exposure to ITIL / ITSM / Managed Services / DevOps / SOA operational models