Oracle DBA : Houston, TX
9/28/2016 12:12:54 AM
List critical competencies, knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to perform this job.
Describe the nature and depth of required technical knowledge; prior experience required; formal training; managerial skills; etc.
The ideal candidate:
Has a minimum 3 years of work experience in a multi disciplined IT environment with experience as a DBA in a first/second line support role.
Strong background in service delivery, operational support, and proactive management.
DBA Specialists are typically very experienced Database Administrators, some of which are recognised in the Group as subject matter experts.
The technologies supported include the Linux, UNIX and Windows platforms and the Oracle and SQL Server RDBMS
The breadth of knowledge demanded from the team includes specialist areas like client/server operation, networking, data replication, high-availability, etc.
Excellent technical knowledge of Oracle and/or SQL Server, Windows OS and/or UNIX/Linux
Accreditations like e.g. Oracle Certified Professional or MCSDBA are a clear plus
Very good awareness of other technologies, including the Microsoft office suite of applications (MCSE certification desirable) and data communication (CCNA certification preferred)
Understanding of data management tools and techniques, e.g. normalisation, relational database design Understanding of server and storage technology, e.g. RAID, NAS, SAN, snapshot, especially in the area of High Availability
Good knowledge and experience in the use of the Problem / Change and remote management tools, processes and applications ? Deep knowledge of principles, practices and theories in Database legacy and new technology
Good command of English language (spoken and written)