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Title: Sr Oracle Database Performance Engineer
This position will reside in Oman and candidate must be able to travel to the Middle East in economy class.
We are seeking an experienced Database Performance Engineer to focus on Oracle Performance Tuning and Scalability. Designs, develops and maintains complex databases. The individual best qualified for this position creates procedures for the design, implementation and test of database backup, recovery systems, database migration and archiving systems and procedures. The Performance Engineer creates plans for the implementation of database security infrastructure. This engineer consults with architects and technical specialists to identify proper hardware and software implementations and plans, installs and tests software upgrades and patches. The Performance Engineer provides input on organizational standards for database monitoring thresholds and monitors server and database performance trends to identify and correct problems. The ideal candidate would have an in-depth understanding of relational databases, Oracle and/or SQL Server, and have multiple years of industry experience in the database field. The Sr. Database Performance Engineer is responsible for performing database design, schema development, database maintenance, performance tuning, general application support and maintenance. He or she may also design and perform database backup and recovery, database migration and archiving systems and procedures.
Primary Job Functions and Responsibilities
o Monitors database performance trends to identify anomalies or errors.
o Pro-actively manages database Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO).
o Creates new databases, tables, views, indexes, scheduled jobs, triggers, logins, etc. based on system specifications.
o Monitors and improves database performance.
o Performs index management.
o Develops, plans, and establish database performance baselines.
o Troubleshoots and resolve database issues.
o Manages database backup and restore schedules.
o Implements scripts for operational automation.
o Collaborates with network engineers and application developers to determine strategic solutions for recurring issues.
o Writes technical documentation to be used as reference material for various tasks.
o Works as the leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others.
o Develops and maintains basic database objects and databases.
o Creates database user access accounts.
o Documents solution designs and functional requirements for customer specific requirements.
o Participates in the planning and management of data conversion efforts.
o Supports all phases of software and hardware development to include; design, development, test and implementation.
o Reduces sustainment costs through improved efficiency and asset utilization.
BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7+ years of database tuning, development and maintenance of SQL, PL/SQL (Oracle). Experience should include Database Systems Design & Support, Database Systems Architecture and Database Administration Tools.
Skills and Abilities
Expert level experience in SQL tuning from a Development DBA background.
Intermediate to advanced SQL tuning experience, understanding of explain plans, Oracle database, RAC, tuning techniques and best practices.
Good understanding of Oracle 11G database concepts and internals, optimizers, advanced SQL features and PL/SQL.
Experience troubleshooting Oracle locking issues, wait events, hang analysis and develop solutions to fix them.
Experience in identifying bottlenecks for scalability and performance
Experience with Database Cluster/Multi-tenant/cloud Architecture (RAC, Grid Infrastructure, and Data Guard).
Experience with OBIEE and WebLogic.
Experience with Database Cluster/Multi-tenant/cloud Architecture (RAC, Grid Infrastructure).
Production database management a plus.
Experience with Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Excel, MS Project, Visio, and MS PowerPoint is required. Experience in managing multi-site projects involving enterprise level application systems.
Extensive experience with installation and maintenance of Oracle 11g or higher, Oracle RAC and SQL.
Experience with Oracle in Windows and Linux.
Experience with configuration of virtual systems using Hypervisor / VMware.
Experience with network topology, addressing, in a load balancer supported environment.
Willingness and ability to travel and reside in the Middle East.
Applies extensive job practices, techniques, standards, principles, theories, and concepts. Has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Recognized as a job expert within the department/organization.
Provides technical solutions to complex problems that require ingenuity and creativity.
Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment, within the defined cost, schedule and performance objectives of the program. Completed work requires minimal review in order to achieve desired results.
Guides the successful completion of aspects of major programs and may function in a project leadership role. Erroneous decisions or recommendations may result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives.
Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior customer and partner personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
Tapestry Solutions/Miro Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.