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Senior Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

Job Summary

Toronto, ON
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
10+​ to 15 Years
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Work With Top Industry Talent, Dynamic Environment, Professional Development, etc.​

About the Job


Location: Toronto (1 position)

The Senior Oracle Database Administrator will, as part of a team based approach, supply complete support for all aspects of database and application infrastructure to a variety of clients, as assigned.​ This includes planning of deployment, deployment/​test, transition to production environment, ongoing performance and health monitoring, proactive daily checks, backups and restore tests, performance audits and reviews and disaster recovery planning.​


  • Coordination, analysis, design, implementation, and administration of IT solutions
  • Recommendation of best practices for improvements to current operational processes and procedures
  • Database server configuration and maintenance
  • Support of Oracle Database services
  • Administration of backup procedures and disaster recovery plans
  • Trouble shooting of operational problems
  • Proactive daily checks
  • Responding to monitoring alerts


Minimum requirement: undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology other related field from an accredited university, and multiple training and/​or certifications in Oracle database technologies.​


Minimum ten (10) plus years experience in Database Administration, including experience in:

  • Installation, configuration and upgrading of Oracle databases
  • Oracle Administration including various storage engines
    • Oracle client tools.​
    • Performance tuning of Oracle databases
    • Oracle technical support
    • Oracle tools
    • Design and implementation of various Oracle backup/​recovery strategies
    • Strong experience in Oracle replication and slave setup
    • Coding Scripts, Procedures, functions, etc.​
    • Develop methods for monitoring
    • Linux/​Unix and Shell scripting
  • Interfacing with external customers
  • Project Management, time management, scheduling and coordination
  • White paper writing, blogging and presenting

An equivalent combination of education and experience, which results in demonstrated ability to apply skills will also be considered.​ Pythian is an equal opportunity employer.​ All applicants will need to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a security check.​

Please Apply Here: http://www.​pythian.​com/​about/​careers/​job-listings /​

Last updated on April 10, 2011