Job Summary:

The Oracle Database Administrator with work as a team member to design, analyze and manage database solutions with technical emphasis in performance monitoring, problem identification and resolution.



  • Build new Oracle production RAC databases, migrate existing production Oracle RAC 10gR2 databases to Oracle 11g R2 RAC databases; and patch Oracle production RAC databases hosted on a Linux environment (RHEL and OEL 5ux).
  • Deploy Oracle technologies (e.g., RAC, ASM, OEM/Grid, RMAN, Partitioning, Active Data Guard, Oracle Streams, and Data Compression) in production environments.
  • Adhere to standard build documentation and best practices as well as refining these based on experience and new findings from database vendors.
  • Provide design assistance, analyze and manage database solutions with technical emphasis in performance monitoring, problem identification and resolution.
  • Plan and communicate such deployments and upgrades in an environment with formal change control processes and compliance processes (e.g., SOX, PCI, and SAS70).
  • Work with Oracle Support Services to resolve issues and become familiar with Oracle’s escalation procedures to use as needed. 
  • Conduct ongoing capacity planning for production database environment to include growth projections and disk space reclamation; query performance tuning of existing applications, etc.
  • Tune and maintain technical integrity, and monitoring of the operational efficiency of application databases in support of internal and external customers.



  • BA/BS in Computer Science/Engineering or Information Technology.
  • Experience with installations and upgrades of Oracle server software, creating databases, database objects, users, roles, etc.  
  • Experience managing data, loading into databases, as well as with data replication techniques.
  • Experience with Dataguard or Streams/Goldengate.   Desire GoldenGate experience.  
  • Extensive experience supporting 75 plus databases, performance tuning, and support of Grid Control.  
  • Ability to configure and manage Oracle Dataguard and have some disaster recovery experience.  
  • Experience with OID, OIM, Siebel, ERP, AIA, CCA, OEM/GC preferred. 
  • Experience with Oracle 10g/11g/RAC database and application services including installation, maintenance, monitoring, deep tuning, services management, resource profiling.
  • Experience with Oracle e-business suite 11g
  • Experience with PL/SQL, SQL Plus, CRON, stored procedures/packages, import/export, database administration and replication, shell scripting.  Linux experience.  SAN / NAS experience.  Grid control experience.  Virtualization experience (VMware preferred).
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle Real Application Clusters on Linux.   Knowledgeable in tuning and debugging and be able to generate reports.  
  • Must be able to excel working as a member of the database administrators’ team and proactively engage application stakeholders and drive excellence into the managing of the company’s data.  
  • Extensive knowledge of physical database design.
  • Must be able to work with the existing DBAs and other IT teams to debug and resolve critical issues and proactively communicate status to management.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal direction and guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet