Our Financial Client in Wilmington, DE has an immediate need for a Oracle Production DBA.

Pay Rates: $45/hr W2 $50/hr C2C

Activities include:
Participation in an on-call rotation to provide 24/7 database support
Monitor incident ticket queue and troubleshoot and resolve database incidents within SLAs
Monitor backup results and resolve/troubleshoot failed database backups
Monitor storage capacity and consumption, trend long term usage, and proactively work with Architecture group to plan SAN procurement
Monitor database and server performance and identify current and future potential bottle-necks
Review, maintain, and periodically test database recovery procedures
Monitor violations discovered by security compliance tool and remediate issues as needed
Apply database security patches
Apply database maintenance patches and upgrade databases to supported release levels
Perform new builds as required by discretionary projects
Support application upgrades of third party software, where a database is a part of the vendor's implementation
Maintain documentation store of DBA operational policies and procedures

Technical Skills:
5 years experience as an Oracle DBA in a production environment
Solid and proven skills in managing database lifecycles - builds, patching, backups, recoveries, tuning
Strong familiarity with industry-standard monitoring, backup, and security tools
Experience with RAC, ASM, and CRS technologies

Preferred Skills & Experience:
5 to 7 years experience as an Oracle DBA in a production environment, with experience in both 10g and 11g versions
Development experience is a plus
Experience with SQL Server is a plus