Title: Oracle Systems DBA
Location: Herndon, VA
Start: November 29th, 2004
Type: Contract
Duration: 5 months
Salary Range: $50.00 - $54.00/hr


Oracle Systems DBA

Client is looking for an Oralce Systems DBA with 5 years of experience. They will be responsible for working on a team to assist in a major data center move. Over the course of 5 months they will be moving hundreds of servers. This team will be responsible for conducting the database tasks to prep and verify the move.

The moves will occur over 6 weekends between January and April. Initial work shifts will be normal work hours. During the move periods consultants must be flexible with schedules. Off-shift and weekend work will be required. On move weekends consultants will be responsible for reporting for duty just south of Frederick, MD (approximately 45 miles north of Herndon, VA). Candidate should have own form of transportation.

Duties will include database server prep for shutdown, backup of production and contigency databases, database shut down, (move performed by moving company), power up database systems on new location, run scripts, check files, verify data integrity, verify data replication issues, possible database server rebuilds and/or system re-installs.

Ideal candidates should be very familiar with replication technology. Should also have strong systems performance background. Candidate should be very familiar with Oracle Backup and Recovery also Oracle Performance Tuning.

(see skills below)

Skills note years

Oracle Systems DBA required 5 years
Oracle Dataguard required 3 years
Solaris required 3 years
Scripting required 2 years
Oracle RAC a plus 2 years
Perl a plus
PL/SQL a plus
Oracle Development a plus
C, C++, Java a plus
Veritas a plus