Currently seeking an Oracle DBA for an opening we have in the Baltimore area. $35-40 ph

Job Title: Database Administrators

Skills Needed: Oracle DBA

Job Description:
We have a large financial company in Columbia, MD seeking an Oracle DBA for a 5-6 month contract with the potential for extension. the need arose because of and increase workload with the DBA team. The candidate should have a strong core of experience with Oracle database administration. The candidate will work on troubleshooting, participate with and manage database-related projects in a team-oriented environment. Position description: 1.?Perform troubleshooting and technical support for database management issues in a timely manner. 2.?Perform daily maintenance of the databases. This includes adding database users, configuring new production and development database environments, monitoring the databases, tuning the databases, new product installation, providing secure database environments that meet company policies, establish and maintain the database backup routines, and other database/system management tasks. 3.?Ability to work within tight deadlines on multiple projects and assigned tasks. 4.?Document database configurations, policies, and procedures. 5.?Provide database management guidance and support for the developers and end customers. 6.?Develop and maintain solid, industry-accepted database management practices for all databases. 7.?Develop and maintain standards for database security and audit compliance. 8.?Design and construct database configurations and environment. 9.?Perform capacity assessment and planning. 10.?Develop and maintain disaster recovery policies and procedures. 11.?Ensure the integrity of systems and data. 12.?Assess technology change and impacts in our environment. 13.?Provide status updates for assigned tasks, problems, and solutions. 14.?Maintain awareness of technology environment and assess potential impacts. 15.?Perform ongoing assessment of database performance and identification of problem areas. 16.?Keep abreast of information technology. 17.?Perform other tasks as assigned Requirements: All candidates must have 3-5 years of administering Oracle 9i or SQL Server 2000 or higher databases, excellent communications skills, a strong customer service orientation and good understanding of client server architecture. Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills & strong teamwork orientation are key. Plus: Candidates coming from a development background would be a plus. A credit and background check will be run prior to being allowed on site.