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Oracle Database Administrator - Davis + Henderson

Oracle Database Administrator

Job Number: - J1110-0212 - Full-time

Category:  Application Development/Programming

Job Location:  Standish, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Posting Date (dd/mm/yyyy):  30/12/2010

Reports To:  Manager

Davis + Henderson is a Canadian Company that is proud to be a leading solutions provider to the financial services marketplace. Founded in 1875, the company today provides innovative programs, technology products and technology based business services to customers who offer chequing accounts, credit card accounts, and personal, commercial, and other lending and leasing products.

Job Summary

Be a part of a team that is responsible for installing, configuring, monitoring and supporting Oracle databases for all locations at Davis +Henderson

Job Description

• Support, administer and maintain the database environments running on Oracle databases.
• Trouble-shoot database problems as required.
• Create and configure databases as per requirement.
• Create new database environment (DEV/QA/UAT/Production) and maintain existing environments.
• Monitor, tune and troubleshoot existing databases.
• Configure and monitor backup of databases.
• Work closely with Project Managers and developers to ensure the right solution.
• Perform Releases and Implementation to all database environments.
• Participate as required in a 24-hour on-call support rotation.
• Maintain database security.
• Disaster Recovery planning and implementation.


• University degree/diploma in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
• Oracle certification for Database Administration.
• Minimum 7 years relevant work experience as a DBA using Oracle 11g/10g/9i.
• Minimum 5 years experience with AIX, Solaris or Linux.
• Experience/knowledge with Data Guard and OEM Grid Control.
• Experience with UNIX shell and PL/SQL scripting.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Ability to adopt standards and system change implementation methodology.
• Strong analytical and technical trouble-shooting skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
• Nice to have: Data Vault.

Special Conditions

- You must have prior legal authorization to work in the location for which you are applying.
- Relocation assistance is not available with this opportunity.

Davis + Henderson values employment equity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including members of designated groups. Davis + Henderson will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

Davis + Henderson promotes a safe and secure work environment that protects all Davis + Henderson employees and the assets entrusted to us. All successful candidates will be required to undergo a thorough background screening process including, but not limited to, criminal and credit background screening as well as employment reference checks. Only candidates who meet or exceed the background screening requirements will be considered for employment with Davis + Henderson.

Last updated on February 07, 2011