Senior Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Contract
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contact: Archna Singh
Reference: 261029

Our Federal Government Client is seeking a Senior Oracle DBA

This is a long-term contract role for 6 months with the potential for 3 extensions of 1 month each, located at our client's offices in ACT (Majura Park). The working arrangements entail on-site presence at Canberra Offices for a minimum of 3 days per week.

As the selected candidate, you will:

* Lead the migration of Oracle databases from version 12c to 19c, ensuring a smooth and efficient transition.

* Spearhead the Oracle uplift project to migrate existing Oracle databases to OCI.

* Perform routine DBA tasks including database design, performance tuning, backup and recovery, and patch management.

* Leverage OCI features to optimize database performance and scalability.

* Work closely with IT teams, Solutions Architects, and project managers to plan and execute migration projects.

* Document migration processes, configurations, and post-migration changes.

To be successful in this role you should have:

* Proven experience as an Oracle DBA, with extensive knowledge of Oracle database administration, version 12c and 19c.

* Demonstrated experience in migrating Oracle databases to newer versions and to cloud environments, preferably OCI. * Hands-on experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and familiarity with cloud services, tools, and best practices.

* Strong understanding of database architecture, SQL, PL/SQL, and Oracle RAC.

* Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

* Strong communication and collaboration skills.

* Oracle DBA Certification and OCI Architect Certification are highly desirable.

It is desirable if you have:

* Experience with Oracle Data Guard, Oracle GoldenGate, and backup/recovery techniques.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian citizens with Baseline security clearance.

The applications for the role closes on Monday, 11 March 2024.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Archna Singh on 02 6245 1708 quoting Job Reference: # 261029

Please note: Only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position."

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.