Oracle PeopleSoft Applications DBA in Redwood City, CA

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8 - 10 years

Posted 7 weeks ago


Reporting to the Senior Technical Manager of Student & HR Systems in Stanford University IT (UIT), this position provides critical PeopleSoft applications and database administration support of critical systems for Stanford University. A successful candidate will have experience in the installation, upgrade and maintenance of PeopleSoft infrastructure environments.


Install, configure, upgrade, administer, monitor, and maintain highly available PeopleSoft, web, application servers and databases.


  • Install, configure, and support relational database management systems (RDBMS) and related software to resolve highly complex and/or unique issues without precedent and/or structure. Work on databases using more advanced database administration concepts.
  • Design, develop, and maintain highly-available databases.
  • Take responsibility for maintaining database design, security and performance optimization, backup and recovery strategies and implementation, as well as monitoring the overall health of the database environment.
  • Execute complete database solutions from evaluation to implementation.
  • Provide on-going system administration and technical infrastructure support.
  • Review the physical and logical design of databases for optimal database structures, performance tuning, security, and database backup/recovery. Plan and implement pro-active and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting, and capacity planning.
  • Evaluate and test marketplace tools and utilities, including system integration and automation, which enhance server functionality and promote the development of RDBMS applications.
  • Develop and maintain efficient and appropriate connectivity and third party solutions between various campus databases to ensure necessary data is available as needed.
  • Develop and enforce database standards and/or new development protocols.
  • Support, patch and maintain PeopleSoft applications and database environments.
  • Build, configure, secure and enhance PeopleSoft PIA server environments.
  • Design, install and maintain highly-available and secure application environments using current web and app server technologies (load balancing and clustering methods).
  • Provide on-going application patching, refreshes and technical support.
  • Participate in performance loading testing, tuning and improving operational processes.
  • Perform and maintain change management process and procedure.

* - Other duties may also be assigned


Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Hardworking, accountable, quick learner with can-do attitude and aptitude.
  • Team player and work with multi-functional teams
  • Must have good PeopleSoft/PeopleTools Administration experience.
  • Current PeopleSoft 9+ and Oracle DBA skills(Oracle 12c or higher).
  • Experienced with recent PeopleSoft and PeopleTools 8.54+ patching and upgrade
  • Experienced on Middleware technology with Tuxedo 12c, Apache, Tomcat and fusion middleware.
  • PeopleSoft Cloud deployments using DPK
  • UNIX Shell. WLST/Shell scripting, SQL scripting automation is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in support of large database applications/systems including performance analysis and tuning of high volume, transaction systems.
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows systems platform.
  • Ability to work well independently and as a team member.
  • Desires to grow in knowledge of new and current technology and trends.
  • Extensive experience with database security protocol.

Desired Skills:

  • Skilled in troubleshooting, configuring Weblogic, Apache, Tomcat and Oracle.
  • Proven experience in Apache and Weblogic servers. SSL, PKI, keytool, etc.
  • Setup and management of Oracle data guard. GC, MySQL and or MongoDB experience.
  • Skilled in install/setup, management of highly available application environments.
  • Cloud AWS/GCS implementation experience is a plus.