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Senior Oracle ADBA SOADBAIT1117
Opening date: 23/11/2017
Closing date: 12/02/2018
Description: Reports to the IT Director. The Senior Oracle ADBA will be primarily responsible for managing a stable infrastructure for hosting AUK's Applications & Databases. The candidate shall work with Application Support team in implementing application changes and provide operational support in managing the database environment. The ADBA will work with other IT teams in the implementation, management and monitoring of all databases related products that support AUK business.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Commission¬† and manage the Oracle platform migration from Windows to Unix.
  • Test and deploy essential upgrades on Oracle products and databases.
  • Manage space and storage of all databases, and, related products.
  • Manage user access privilege, data integrity, data security and controls.
  • Formulate, implement and test a working disaster recovery solution with contingency plan.
  • Manage database structures, backups and perform periodic data recovery tests.
  • Document changes, update and maintain the data dictionary.
  • Automate controls to monitor database and applications health, and, initiate correction action.
  • Monitor performance, conduct database and applications tuning and optimization.
  • Provide usage metrics on database products & related applications for cost saving.
  • 7+ years as a DBA supporting Oracle 10g/11g/12c RAC databases/servers. OCE preferred.
  • Experience in managing Banner or Academic ERP Databases/Systems is preferable.
  • Strong experience in managing Oracle databases on both Widows & Linux/Unix platforms.
  • Proficiency in backup and recovery activities with utilities like RMAN, Netbackup & DbVisit.
  • Expert level skill set in database diagnostic, troubleshooting and performance tuning.
  • Experience in managing multiple 12c or 11g installations.
  • Strong experience in SAN storage (Performance Tuning, identifying hotspots, Cloning, etc)
  • Sound knowledge & understanding of programming/scripting solutions.
  • Good working experience in PL/SQL, SQL Plus & Oracle Procedures/Functions.
  • Strong experience in managing Disaster Recovery site and Multi-Instance implementations.
  • Solid experience in database platform migration, managing security & capacity planning.
  • Good experience in systems documentation, presentation & training.
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:
  • A cover letter, and
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Names and contact details of three personal references.
In completing your application, please quote position code number:
Senior Oracle ADBA SOADBAIT1117

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw.

Please note:
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted to schedule a screening phone interview.
Please submit your Resume/CV for the selected job using the email(s) listed
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