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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Responsibilities: 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 DBMSs 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.