My client desires an Oracle 10g (will consider 8/9) database and 11.5.10 applications (Financial / HR) individual for a long term (2 year)contract assignment that meets or exceeds the following requirements.

Primary Tasks
Assist with the design, configuration and management of Client’s network and system architecture.

Assist with sizing the server, network, database and storage based on Client’s specific environment conditions.

Perform logical and physical database configuration.

Assist with the definition of backup/recovery, high availability, failover and disaster recovery plans and procedures.

Setup, monitor and maintain the Oracle database backups.

Assist with the installation of Oracle database and application software.

Assist with applying and testing Oracle database and applications patches as necessary.

Assist with documenting Oracle environment configurations (software versions, custom code versions and applied patches).

Manage the Oracle database and applications environments (Development, Test, Production and other).

Clone Oracle environments as necessary.

Migrate, register and control custom code between the Oracle development, test and production environments.

Assist with the definition of application security requirements and design specific application security procedures.

Assist with managing the application security procedures (user accounts, responsibilities, report sets, etc.).

Monitor and manage database status and performance.

Perform Oracle application printer setup.

Perform database and application upgrades as required.

Assist in database and application trouble shooting as needed.

Skills Set – Knowledge and Experience with:

Oracle 10g (will consider 8/9) database and 11.5.10 applications (Financial / HR)

Installing and upgrading Oracle database and applications

Oracle RMAN backup and recovery

Patching Oracle applications and database

RedHat Linux and AIX operating systems

Oracle applications system administration and application security: user accounts, custom menus, custom responsibilities, printer setup and concurrent managers

Failover and high availability

Oracle Application and technical architecture

Oracle database sizing and capacity planning

Configuration and change management

General Oracle applications DBA functions

NOTE: Please forward your resume with salary requirements TODAY. We shall respond to you within 24 hours with a date and time for an interview at our office, before submitting you to our client for consideration. Please tell me your MINIMUM hourly rate desired. Telephone interview, face-to-face interview, start the assignment within one week from your response.