Oracle Database Administrator 19c at FIS
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FIS connects consumers to their money through leading-edge payments solutions. We’re the development engine of FIS: the largest, Fortune 500, Fintech company in the world. Our solution is branded by our customers — banks and retailers — so you might not have heard of us. But, if you’ve used a mobile banking app, interacted with an ATM, or used a debit card to complete a financial transaction, you’re most likely using FIS software. Our product is one that touches the average consumer on a regular basis, and makes the financial world go ‘round.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries, and our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe. FIS is a Fortune 500 company, ranked 392 on the Fortune 500 list and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. Named a 2016 “World’s Most Admired Company” by Fortune Magazine.
The Oracle DBA Spclst is professional role requiring a high level of proficiency. Works independently, displaying independent judgment with the ability to overcome most obstacles and recognize early when issues should be escalated, or a senior peer needs to be consulted. The candidate will be part of the Global Infrastructure Technology (GTO) Services and play a role in the development analysis, design, translate the logical data model into physical implementation. Primary duties are to provide database support services to application teams, install, upgrade/patching, supporting infrastructure management, creation and support of application databases.
General Duties & Responsibilities:
•Meets commitments and provides excellent customer service at all times with internal and external clients.
•Provides status reports (written and/or verbal) that are detailed to tasks and difficulties encountered – enables managers to initiate escalation if necessary and assess areas where changes or additional support may be warranted.
•Ensures issues resulting in customer outage is escalated appropriately through GTO management.
•Provide day to day support for development team/developers
•Assists application groups with design development that meet current and future business requirements:
•Participates in logical design process with the Application Development team for additional requirements in the design to insure optimal database architecture and infrastructure are put in place for assurance of high availability, recoverability and responsible for the physical design/implementation.
•Provides specific direction on infrastructure design to support applications.
•Participates as a member of development support team on projects.
•Follows and meets project timelines and deadlines.
•Provides maintenance of physical database.
•Creates physical database objectives following established standards and processes employed by database team.
•Enforces database standards and follows up on inconsistencies.
•Performs routine reviews of databases and systems to ensure acceptable levels of performance.
•Reports problem performance areas and recommendations for improvement.
•Follows up on recommendations and actively pushes for implementation as appropriate.
•Understands and applies database concepts such as database definitions, parameters, database component placement, reorganization, access methods and security definitions.
•Works with capacity planning, operations, application developers and other GTO teams on database performance and access issues.
•Provides 24/7 support of production database environments.
•As primary administrator, provides on call support as needed for issues with database environments and provides follow up and permanent resolution for reoccurring issues.
•Implements backup/recovery procedures to protect integrity of data in database environment.
•Actively manages backups along with other database administrators to ensure processes are successful and we can recover as a result.
•If necessary, participates in recovery of databases and assists with disaster recovery testing and documentation.
•Other related duties assigned as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.
General Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
•10 years solid Hands-on experience on the following:
•Database and schema design - support / working with application development team
•Experience in developing database applications PL/SQL packages, functions, procedures, and complex SQL
•Focus on writing, troubleshooting and optimizing SQL codes
•Architect, Configure, Install, Upgrade oracle database
•Implement High Availability systems like Oracle RAC, Active Data Guard, Golden Gate
•Setup Database backup/recovery tools like RMAN and ZDLRA
•Performance database tuning and all aspects of components
•Configure/design Oracle 12c and 19c database on Exadata and ODA
•Troubleshooting, installation, upgrade, performance tuning, and scripting
•Experience in Oracle Enterprise Manager
•Experience working with AWS
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