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Senior Database Administrator - Oracle

The Citco Group of Companies Blackrock

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Job Description

About the Role

The Senior Oracle DBA will be part of a globally distributed Oracle Database Administration team responsible for a large Oracle footprint in data centers in North America and Europe. This individual will report to the Oracle Database Administration Manager within the Enterprise Applications Team

Job Duties in Brief

  • Proficiency in the following areas relating to extreme performance tuning, troubleshooting, installation and patching and general configuration: Oracle Exadata Database Appliance, Oracle Database Appliance(ODA), Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), Oracle Grid Infrastructure, Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM), Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control (OEM)
  • Proficient use with Oracle GoldenGate including installation, patching, parameter file configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, scripting
  • Linux/UNIX scripting for the purpose of automation.Autosys required.Ansible, Puppet, Chef are desirable, but not required.
  • Understanding the Cost-Based Optimizer (CBO) and how plans exist and can change.Use of sql baselines, sql profiles, patching as it relates to performance, init.ora parameter knowledge

What We Offer

  • A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
  • Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support.
  • Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence.


A highly competitive salary package will be awarded the successful candidate.


About You

  • Excellent understanding of the Oracle database and advanced features, related utilities and tools
  • A good understanding of the underlying operating system including Linux and UNIX Solaris SPARC and x86
  • A good knowledge of the physical database design
  • Exceptional ability to perform both Oracle and operating system extreme performance tuning and monitoring
  • Knowledge of ALL Oracle backup and recovery scenarios
  • A good knowledge of Oracle security management
  • A good knowledge of how Oracle acquires and manages resources
  • A good knowledge Oracle data integrity
  • Sound knowledge of the implemented application systems
  • Experience in code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle
  • A DBA should have sound communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administrators and ability to understand his/her audience to communicate properly and effectively
  • Provide a strategic database direction for the organization
  • A DBA should have the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines and work independently
  • A DBA should possess a sound understanding of the business

DBA Qualifications

  • May be certified as an Oracle DBA. See Oracle Certification Program.
  • Preferably a BS in computer science or related engineering field
  • Lots and lots of EXPERIENCE as an Operational Database Administrator

About The Citco Group of Companies

Our heritage, since founding a civil law notary practice in the 1940s to establishing the Curacao International Trust Company in the 1960s, is built on challenging paradigms and delivering exceptional service within the financial and professional services industry. Today, with more than 6,000 employees in 45 countries, we continue to pioneer award-winning services and technology solutions that meet ever changing markets.

A commitment to investing in people, and proprietary technologies, has resulted in our reputation as the industry’s preeminent service provider, reassuring clients that their critical administration functions are in safe hands.

Our thought leadership and ability to quickly navigate complex change means our clients can depend on us as trusted advisors to make informed decisions in response to market conditions.

Our Divisions

Citco Fund Services & Investor Relations
CFS is the global leader in services for the alternative investment industry. With over 2,000 funds under administration and net assets exceeding $840 billion, we provide full service fund administration, fund accounting, net asset value calculations, investor relations, and more.

Corporate & Trust Services
Leveraging our extensive global office network Citco Corporate & Trusts provides customised solutions, including corporate and global subsidiary governance, secretarial services, financial accounting and reporting, tax and audit liaison, and market entry services.

Banking, Depositary & Custody Services
Citco Banks operate in strategic financial centres and provide Institutional and Fund of Funds clients access to the funds universe through multiple communication and online real-time global funds platforms.

Citco Technology Management
Through our eight global development centres, Citco Technology Management provides secure infrastructures and develops award-winning technology products that underpin our commitment to service excellence.

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The Citco Group of Companies

5,001-10,000 employees
Founded 1939

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