Lead Oracle Apps DBA | Cloud Delivery

Location: Dallas, TX

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

The Lead Oracle Apps DBA| Cloud Delivery Administrator will join an existing team of experienced DBA’s who are responsible for the support of a number of databases, principally on Oracle and SQL Server platforms. The successful candidate will act as technical team lead within Centroid’s Cloud Delivery Team, responsible for our technical managed services offering.  

Location:  SE MI, North TX, SoCal preferred, remote optional   



  • Mentor and lead Centroid’s Cloud Delivery Team, including training, managing and mentoring junior and offshore DBA team members.
  • Interface with clients regularly.
  • Identify emerging Database technologies, assimilated and integrated within the Centroid IT organization and its’ clients.
  • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related targets as needed.
  • Provide support for various versions of Oracle Databases, Data Guard, RMAN and RAC implementations. Excellent troubleshooting skills in mission critical environment.
  • Interface with other central organizations to improve and implement database process, procedures and automation. 
  • Pro-active and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting and resolution of the issues.
  • Participate in regular database capacity planning related to database growth and system utilization, trend analysis and predicting future database resource requirements. 
  • Maintains database results by setting and enforcing standards and controls.
  • Prepares for database expansion by studying plans and requirements; advising senior technical management; coordinating design and programming.
  • Keeps senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.                                                                                                                                                                          


Technical Required Skills:

  • Experience as an Oracle DBA with production support experience, including Oracle 10g, 11g and 12c.
  • Experience as an Oracle Apps DBA with R12 experience throughout all stages of the lifecycle
  • Experience with virtualization platforms Oracle VM and/or VMWare
  • Strong understanding of Oracle RDBMS architecture
  • Hands on experience with implementation, upgrade and tuning of large Oracle EBS environments
  • Cloning of EBS systems and automation procedures
  • Enterprise Manager Grid Control 12c
  • Backup and recovery concepts, including RMAN, TSM
  • EBS HA and DR concepts and options, including RAC, PCP, Shared File Systems, Data Guard, and other replication strategies
  • Patch assessment and application in an EBS environment with activation of different modules
  • Performance Tuning of SQL queries and database
  • Performance problem identification and remediation
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills; creative thinking
  • Proven Systems Administration experience with multiple operating systems: AIX/Linux/Unix/Solaris/Windows
  • Experience with multiple SAN/NAS storage solutions



Basic Qualifications: 

  • 8-10 years of Oracle DBA experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a team lead.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Administer databases through full application life cycle, development, testing, and production.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of database tuning: software configuration, memory usage, data access, data manipulation, SQL, and physical storage.
  • Must exhibit good time management skills, independent decision making capability; focus on customer service.


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