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Senior Database Administrator (Oracle)

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Date Added 11 Apr 2017
Expiry Date 9 May 2017
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OptiSolutions (Pty) Ltd

Western Cape

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Role details:
Job Role
A well-established Services Company, based in Cape Town and Johannesburg, is looking to add a Senior Oracle Database Administrator to their team. He/She will be responsible for supporting, coordinating and maintaining the Oracle database applications by installing, configuring, troubleshooting and repairing the databases at the client, who is a leader in the communications industry. If you are driven and ambitious and looking for an exciting opportunity then this role is just the one for you.
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• Establish and review complex processes and procedures for the effective use and exploitation of Oracle database management systems.
• Provide consultancy, education and guidance in the use and exploitation of DBMS’s and database environments and infrastructure.
• Recommend technical solutions to Optisolutions clients.
• Assist in the logical design and implement the physical definition of databases in conjunction with application systems analysts.
• Enhance and maintain databases to accommodate new business functions and improve existing business functions.
• Assist application developers with problem analysis and resolution of development and production failures.
• Provide and maintain technically stable and performing production environments.
• Research and evaluates alternative solutions and recommends the most efficient and cost effective database solution for the application design.
• Monitors and analyzes ongoing database status, utilization and capacity.
• Implements and support database security regulations, policies, and guidelines.
• Work closely with technical and client management to plan and implement database tools in support of business applications development requirements and processes.
• Utilizes standard tools to record change and problem activities for tracking purposes.
• Support user and developer access, upgrade planning, implementation and resolution of database issues.

Required Skills & Experience:
• Minimum of 8 years working experience as an Oracle DBA
• Sound working knowledge of Oracle.
• OCA and OCP certifications
• Analytical and technically minded.
• Organizational, interpersonal and verbal/written capabilities.
• Abilities to share knowledge effectively.
• Outputs and deliverables:
• Utilization reports

Output and Deliverables
• Capacity Plans
• Meet contracted SLA
• Disaster recovery (backup and restore) Procedures and checks.
• Documented Database Architecture models.
• Documented and current Data dictionary.