Job Requisition Number:36335
Europe Middle East and Africa
London - GBR
Bloomberg's DBA team is looking to add to their current talent with self-motivated Oracle Database Administrator. The DBA team is responsible for tasks such as project management, the development of best practices and repeatable procedures for deploying databases, and day-to-day operational activities including break/fix, space management, backup and recovery (using Storage Manager), database replication setup and management. The team also builds and maintains large-scale Oracle databases across multiple Solaris, AIX and Linux platforms.
We are looking for an Oracle DBA with the following experience:
Strong background working with oracle technology
Project management and customer interaction.
Managing large scale oracle deployments.
Managing large oracle databases servicing OLTP and DSS applications.
Solid understanding of oracle internal architecture is a plus.
Performance tuning of database and SQLs.
Design and implementation of enterprise backup and recovery strategies for databases.
Designing and implementing database replication strategies.
Experience in database software management (patch and version management).
Case management with oracle technical support.
Experience in designing repetitive processes.
Solid verbal and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of Oracle 11GR2 a must.
Knowledge of ODBC/OTL/Perl is a plus.
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