TitleOracle DBA
Location IDKansas City
Downtown KCMO Financial Institution looking for an Oracle DBA.  6 Month contract with likely extensions!  


  • 3-5 years experience as Oracle database administrator
  • Day to day database trouble shooting and support experience required
  • Administration, tuning and optimizing experience required                        
  • Certification of current RDBMS release or preceding release preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology    
Knowledge & Skills:                                                   

  • Possesses strong time management skills and partners with others in the team to encourage good time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills both verbal and non-verbal that emphasis a customer focuses and creating win-win outcome
  • Possesses both technical and non-technical problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to conceptualize, plan, develop and deliver a variety of creative solutions
  • Understands and follows others in formal project methodologies and change control processes
  • Strong understanding of the underlying operating system and disk subsystems
  • Superior knowledge of the physical database design and architecture
  • Competent on all different types of backup & recovery scenarios and solutions
  • Competent ability to work with queries to allow the best execution plan to be used\
  • Competent experience with all of Oracle’s tools                                            
·         Knowledge of the financial industry
·         Specialty Area - Oracle:                                          
Skills in shell scripting and ssh configurations                                       
Strong skills at writing pl/sql                                         
Understands SQL*Net and the nuances of it to clients strong enough to be able to do advanced tuning and debugging
Skilled at UNIX commands and architecture.                  
Job Description:                                                          
·         Ensure the data of the company isn’t compromised or breached.  Manage applicable user accounts & security of the database.                                             
·         Design, install, configure, maintain, & upgrade various versions of applicable  database software(s) which may be installed on a          variety of hardware platforms. 
·         Responsible for proactive monitoring of the databases and performance monitoring and tuning of the databases. 
·         Responsible for implementing database backup’s regularly and performing recovery activities when required.                                           
·         Responsible for coding migration, database change management & data management through the various stages of the development life cycle.
·         Follow documentation standards and reviews.
·         Responsible for working closely with users to maintain & continually improve the operations, maintenance & documentation of the system. 
·         Will partner with developers and end users on query building and optimization. 
·         Other duties as assigned.