Kforce Junior Database Administrator (DBA) in Orlando, Florida

Kforce has a client seeking a Junior Database Administrator (DBA) in Orlando, Florida (FL).Summary: The Junior DBA is responsible for administering and supporting non-production Oracle databases and related technologies, ensuring their performance, availability, and security. One follows standards, concepts, and practices. The Junior DBA works under general supervision in close coordination with team members.Essential duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Understand, tune, write, and execute SQL queries and scripts

  • Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of enterprise databases (both single-instance and RAC) in non-production environment; Later, same responsibility will be given in production based on the performance

  • Configure and perform backup and restore operations using Oracle RMAN; Monitors backup routines for successful completion

  • Make changes to the database configuration parameters as required

  • Create new databases as needed

  • Refresh non-production databases from RMAN backup of production or standby database

  • Maintain and monitor standby database at disaster recovery facility using Oracle Data Guard

  • Understand Oracle Net and can follow instructions for its maintenance

  • Know how to use these Oracle Tools: Oracle Enterprise Manager, Data Pump, SQL-Plus

  • Provide after hours on call coverage on a rotating basis along with other members of the DBA team

  • Follow the established change control procedures

  • Escalate problems to Oracle and third-party support as needed to attain efficient resolution

  • Work closely with various IT teams, including but not limited to, Application Development Team, BA Team, Application Triage Team, System Admin team and Network Team to resolve issues in any environment

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Typically requires a college degree or equivalent and three years related experience

  • 3 years of Oracle DBA experience, preferably in settings that also support application development teams

  • Experience working with Linux/UNIX OS

  • Solid understanding of Oracle Database technology

  • Good troubleshooting skills

  • Typically has excellent logical reasoning and problem-solving skills

  • Good communication ability with other administrators, users, and programmers

Preferred, but not required skills:

  • UNIX/Linux Shell Scripting, TOAD, SQL Developer, Oracle Discoverer, PL/SQL

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours