Job Description:

Oracle Application Database Administrator

Duration: 2 Years (Contract Position, Benefits Not Provided)

Hourly Rate: $57 W2; $65 CTC/1099

This request is for an advanced Oracle Application Database Administrator (DBA). Best-qualified candidates will have strong Oracle application, OEM and Erwin experience using Oracle 12.x to 18.x environments.

This position provides advanced level technical expertise and support within the Technical Services Section for DWD's Oracle database environment. Responsibilities include database security administration, research, implementation, maintenance, tuning and troubleshooting of database architectures and data management software for various platforms; work with application development staff on logical database design; designing and implementing physical databases including multi-agency OLTP and data warehouse; collaborating on the design and installation of maintenance and upgrades to database software; monitoring performance and making tuning recommendations; estimating database growth for capacity planning; and, problem determination and resolution.

Qualified candidates must have prior experience as an Oracle Application DBA. Preference given to qualified candidates familiar with State of Wisconsin application systems, procedures and development standards.

Hardware/Software Environment:

  • Oracle 12.x & 18.x OLTP/Warehouse databases
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) 13
  • SQL Navigator
  • SQL Developer
  • PL/SQL
  • ERWin
  • Business Objects
  • Informatica PowerCenter

Additional Comments: The successful candidate will be very technically competent, a consistently high producer, and very much a team player. They will have experience with Oracle databases supporting client/server applications.  An in-person interview will be required as part of our review process.

Required Skills:

  • Change management (5 years)
  • Database Tuning and Maintenance to assure highest level of system availability and performance (8 years)
  • Data flow and structure modeling (8 years)
  • Data Warehouse - Experience in data warehouse design and development (8 years)
  • Data Warehouse - Experience in requirements gathering for data warehouse (8 years)
  • Data Warehouse - Performance tuning (8 years)
  • Data warehousing (8 years)
  • Documenting procedures, processes and database change management (8 years)
  • Experience with Oracle toolsets and management packs (e.g. OEM, SPA, RAT, AWR, ASH) (8 years)
  • Logical database design (8 years)
  • Oracle (8 years)
  • Oracle SQL tuning (8 years)
  • Stored procedures and triggers (8 years)
  • Data modeling (8 years)
  • Experience with Oracle PL/SQL (8 years)
  • IT Technologies - skills, concepts (5 years)
  • Requirements analysis (5 years)
  • Requirements gathering (5 years)
  • Implement and enforce security requirements (5 years)
  • Unit test, System Test, and User Acceptance Test Plans (5 years)

Preferred Skills:

  • Project Management (3 years)
  • Understanding of project management methodologies and experience with "Waterfall" and "Agile" software (3 years)
  • Experience in extract, transform, and load coding using Informatica (3 years)
  • Structured analysis and design of web and client-server applications for both transactional and batch use with MS VB.NET and related tools (3 years)
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