Oracle Database Administrator

Buffalo, NY

Employment Type: Contract to Hire Job Number: 816539

Job Description


Lighthouse Technology Services is seeking an Oracle DBA with strong Technical RDMS knowledge for a 6 month contract  to hire role in Buffalo, NY. Position must be our W2 during the contract period.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Support basic to complex database analysis, design and development efforts.
  • Support Database implementation, data source integration and data archiving and recovery.
  • Contribute to advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state-of-the-art technical or industry knowledge.
  • Maintain a strong functional understanding of supported applications. Maintain a current understanding of the business environment supported to provide expert guidance for technical, business and operational impacts associated with a project or production problem.
  • Recommend RDBMS designs based on business requirements, technology roadmap, RDBMS functionality, knowledge of interfacing technology and clear understanding of customer expectations.
  • Evaluate and understand complex interrelationships and effects among RDBMS, interfacing applications and operating systems.
  • Prepare thorough and clear technical specifications, and update systems, standards and RDBMS process documentation.
  • Assist with annual disaster recovery exercises and remediate issues.
  • Assist others on project execution and production support for all applications and project sizes.
  • Ensure identification and resolution of issues and concerns related to discretionary enhancement requests, application reliability changes and/or production problem resolution.
  • Identify performance and effectiveness enhancement opportunities and recommend new policies and procedures that support improvement.
  • Apply database server patches (PSU and Service Packs)
  • Upgrade and Migration of Database Servers
  • Work on Incident, Changes, and problem tickets
  • Maintain a strong degree of technical RDMS knowledge and contributing to solution design, and strategies.
  • Problem resolution, systems development and day-to-day activities.




Required Skills Include:
  • Proficiency with RDBMS tools and functions
  • Prior experience working on multiple small to large projects of low to high complexity
  • Experience working with large system and RDBMS enhancements, conversions and production problem resolution
  • Experience working with others to connect disparate ideas into cohesive solutions
  • Excellent problem-solving skills to assist in issue resolution
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong lateral thinking skills
  • Good presentation skills
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