02/09/12 3:20 PM




Fulltime Position

Location: New York City, NY


· Provide technical leadership, supervise, delegate work to enterprise DBA team, mentor technical group and oversee database management for zero-downtime systems

· Prior experience in technical project management and detail project scoping

· Administers, maintains and supports 24x7 production environments along with multiple QA and development infrastructure database related to OLTP / Internet Services.

· Strong Oracle database administration and performance tuning skills to support the mission critical databases

· Ability to analyze and resolve database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues

· Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of Oracle Database administration tasks including installation, configuration, backup, and recovery processes

· Administers, maintains, and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the Availability, security and integrity of all company databases.

· Ability to closely work with System Administrators, Application Developers and Project Managers for continuing support of existing databases, modifications to production databases to confirm web-feasibility and efficiency of programming with regard to database driven solutions.

· Position requires a leadership role in the architecture, implementation and support of those databases in highly leveraged environment to ongoing development

· Regular communication to the management concerning a project’s status, potential risks, concerns, problems, and needs.

· Keep abreast of new design tools, hardware, software, and technology and make recommendations for future deployment.


· Must have 10+ years’ experience in Oracle (10g / 11g) internals including RAC, RMAN, Dataguard and High availability architecture with least 5+ years of database design and architecture experience

· Must have 3+ years’ experience in technical leadership. Management role will be plus.

· Demonstrate sharp troubleshooting and strong problem solving skills in OLTP and E-commerce / Internet services

· Experience in project management and technical leadership with DBA team

· Strong experience in tuning/AWR/ADDM, STATSPACK and monitoring tools like OEM. Ability to analyze key performance metrics using OEM tool.

· Well versed with PL/SQL, SQL and Unix/Linux shell programming and utilities

· Ability to be proactive, handle multiple projects and work well in a fast-paced pressured and growing environment.

· Excellent leadership capabilities, communication and documentation skills to communicate effectively with developers and management.

· Oracle Financials / E-Business suite knowledge a plus

· Microsoft SQL Server knowledge a plus

College degree or equivalent work experience


If you are qualified, available, interested, planning to make a change, or know of a friend who might have the required qualifications and interest, please send me your resume and contact info ASAP, even if we have spoken recently about a different position. If you do respond via e-mail please include a daytime phone number so I can reach you. In considering candidates, time is of the essence, so please respond ASAP. Thank you.

Sincerely yours,


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