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Oracle Applications Database Administrator (DBA)
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Job Profile Summary

Computer Aid, Inc., (CAI) an Equal Opportunity Employer, is seeking an Oracle Applications DBA for a long-term support engagement in the downtown Chicago area.

The Oracle DBA will be responsible primarily for supporting the daily operations of Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.3 (General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Public Sector Budget, and Purchasing- iProcurement/iSupplier), Hyperion, Primavera, OAF EAM, and OBIEE. The DBA will work collaboratively with functional analysts and technical developers to support the client applications.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Installation, configuration, upgrades, patching, cloning, health checks, performance monitoring, system and SQL tuning, and optimization of the multi-node Oracle EBS 12 Applications on 11g/12c Databases
* Implementing and executing robust backup and recovery solutions
* Implementing and enforcing standards, policies, and best practices
* Root-cause analysis and resolution of complex problems in support of production environments, including 24/7 on-call support on a rotating basis
* This position is not limited to supporting only Oracle databases, but includes a variety of different Applications like Oracle Portal, E-Business Suite (11i/R12), Application Server, OBIEE, Essbase, SOA, Weblogic, APEX, etc.
* Managing Service Request (SR) support with Oracle

Qualifications Experience/Education Required

* 5-10 years of Oracle database administration experience with at least 5 years as an Oracle Applications DBA supporting Oracle EBS (R11i/R12)
* Experience in supporting 12.2 Oracle EBS Application's Utilities (e.g. AD Administration, AutoConfig, rapid clone, etc.)
* Experience with installation, configuration, ongoing maintenance and upgrades of Oracle databases
* Experience with patch and maintenance in a multi-node installation
* Expertise in various operating systems
* Experience with logical and physical data modeling
* Three or more years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server (2005, 2008)
* Experience with data warehousing, multi-dimensional databases, and business intelligence is not required, but preferred

Skills Required

* Thorough knowledge of underlying the Oracle Applications Technology Stack, database architecture, ETL design principles, schemas/products, and database objects
* Proficiency in SQL, PL/SQL and UNIX shell scripting
* Proficiency with WebLogic Application Server Installation, Configuration, Deployment Administration & Troubleshooting
* Possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as exceptional analytical and time management capabilities
* Possess strong documentation skills
* Ability to anticipate and proactively handle issues
* Ability to work without close supervision, keeping focused on short and long-term support objectives
* Ability to successfully facilitate collaboration across multiple functions, IT teams, departments and levels
* Exhibit unwavering honesty and integrity

Physical Demands

* Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA and other federal, state and local standards

* Sedentary work that involves sitting or remaining stationary most of the time with occasional need to move around the office to attend meetings, etc.

* Ability to conduct repetitive tasks on a computer, utilizing a mouse, keyboard and monitor

If you are interested in this position, please apply using the "Apply " option. If you have questions, or would like to speak with a Recruiter directly, send an email to the contact person below and note the job identification number in the subject line.

Gail Rolls

Talent Acquisition Manager


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