Programmed Professionals Database Administrator (Oracle) Contract in Adelaide SA

Programmed Professionals

Branch Adelaide SA AU

Database Administrator (Oracle)
Adelaide SA

This role will support the current DBA team in operational tasks ensuring integrity, security and availability of Databases and Application Servers….

Oracle Database Administrator required for a 3 month contract About the Role

The Database Administrator’s role will be responsible for the installation, configuration, maintenance, monitoring and performance of critical database and Application Server systems, to ensure high availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications.

This role will support the current DBA team in operational tasks ensuring integrity, security and availability of Databases and Application Servers. This is a temporary position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills to perform support of Corporate Systems mainly Student Information System using database technologies of Oracle 11g/12c RAC Environments and SQL Server 2012/2016 as well as Application Server Technologies of WebLogic 10.3.6 and Tomcat.


Plan and coordinate data refreshes from one environment to another

Create Databases and Application Servers for the Modernization of Student Information System

Perform SQL Server operational task in a BI and SharePoint Environment

Follow and maintain documentation for repeatable processes, including Database /

Application Server feature installation and common problem resolution

Monitor Oracle License Compliance in a Virtualized Environment

Liaise with Developers and Act as “Gatekeeper” to implement changes according to Change Management Process

Troubleshoot and resolve database access and performance issues

Troubleshooting Database and Application Tier and document solutions

Monitor Database and Application Servers by implementing Nagios Checks

Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the database

Monitoring of Database Backups

Some out of hours/weekend work may be required

Formal Education & Certification:
Bachelor’s Degree in the field of computer science/engineering and/or 5 years equivalent work experience with Oracle database administration and/or Oracle PL/SQL development

Oracle 11g and/or Oracle 12c Professional Certification

Essential Skills & Experience:
5+ years direct experience in managing and supporting Oracle Database and Application Servers

Excellent knowledge and experience in Database Performance Tuning

Excellent knowledge with Oracle system tables and using PL/SQL

Knowledge in Oracle Enterprise Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows Server Systems, particularly in Scripting for automation of repeatable tasks (Shell Scripting)

Hands on experience with database security, auditing, backup/restore and high availability such as Data Guard (Physical Standby) and RAC

Experience in SQL Server 2012 / 2016 Administration (SSIS, SCSM)

Knowledge of Incident/Problem Management in a critical production environment

Knowledge in Oracle Engineered Systems and Oracle VM Server desirable

Experience in administering Banner by Ellucian or other leading higher education ERP would be beneficial

Experience in administration & maintenance of UC4 scheduler or similar desirable

Personal Attributes:
Good written and oral communication skills.

Strong technical documentation skills.

Good interpersonal skills.

Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products as required.

Highly self-motivated and directed.

Keen attention to detail.

Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and willing to enhance knowledge as required

Strong customer service orientation.

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Our Services
Programmed Professionals are the leading provider of white collar recruitment services throughout Australia and New Zealand. As Australia’s largest and longest serving professional recruitment provider Programmed provides temporary, permanent and contract recruitment roles throughout Australia. Our business specialises in attracting and selecting talented professionals who are qualified and the right fit for our clients.

How to Apply
To be considered for this role, please hit the apply button and submit your CV. For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Lisa Elkins or Tiffany Jordan on (08) 8215 9600. 3 month contract, potential extensions Fantastic Work Culture Managing and supporting Oracle Database and Application Servers

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Adelaide, SA, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-14
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