Senior DBA (Oracle) - 2 years contract

Recruit Express Pte Ltd | Date Posted: 5-Oct-2018
EA Licence No: 99C4599 | EA Personal Registration No: R1872248
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior DBA responsible for the followings:

1) Administration of existing Oracle 12c databases:

  • Monitoring performance through Oracle Enterprise manager and implementing suggested performance improvement
  • Troubleshooting database related problems
  • Working with Oracle support when required
  • Patching / upgrading of Oracle software
  • Monitoring backups, dataguard, replication performance and data size growth
  • Enforcing data retention policies
  • Doing disaster recovery exercises (Dataguard switchovers)

2) Supporting application developments by:

  • Reviewing table design, PL/SQL procedures done by development team
  • Ensuring predefined standards are followed
  • Providing suggestions on writing efficient SQLs
  • Creating common utility PL/SQL stored procedures that can be used by development team
  • Deploying database related schema changes to DEV, UAT and production environment

3) When required new setups / migrations need to be carried out:

  • Migrating to new hardware or creating new database instances
  • Configuring Oracle Enterprise Manager, backup policies & integrating with backup software for new databases
  • Configuring replication between databases
  • Migrating to new replication technology



  • A Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology
  • 5 years hands-on experience as DBA and providing application development support
  • In-depth knowledge of Oracle Database 11g / 12c, Data Guard, Streams, Goldengate, RMAN,  Performance Tuning,  SQL & PL/SQL, OEM
  • Knowledge of ETL tools, Data warehouse, Data marts
  • Basic knowledge of Unix flavor OS  (AIX, Linux, etc.) and application servers (Weblogic, Jboss, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Sharepoint 2013
  • Willingness to learn and keep abreast with new technologies
  • Responsible, proactive, self-motivated and a team player
  • Willingness to work during out of office hours as and when required


Other information:

  • 2 years contract role with perm staff benefits
  • Potential to convert to permanent headcount 


*Please note that this will be a two years contract directly with the client.


EA Licence No. 99C4599
EA Personnel Registration No. R1872248 (Serene Lim See Min)

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