Senior oracle dba engineer
Senior Oracle DBA Engineer Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States at New Information Technology at R Requisition # Ready to make an impact? If so, please read on! GEICO's Open Systems DBA team is seeking a highly qualified Senior Oracle Database Engineer to focus on the support and Infrastructure for high-volume, multi-terabyte Oracle databases. You will need to have a good working knowledge of Oracle Databases, Golden Gate, and supporting infrastructure and be looking for a challenge in a large enterprise environment. You must be able to lead applications and projects independently with advanced communication skills. Would you like to join this innovative team? If so, do you meet these qualifications? Candidate Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer science or related field is strongly desired 5-7 Years of experience with Large databases in a high transaction 247 Oracle database environment Responsible for database monitoring, troubleshooting, performance tuning, and high availability strategies for Oracle 11g and 12c Technical experience with High availability on Oracle RAC Participate in design and architecture review of the databases and applications. Lead efforts with database topology review and communicate with multiple teams to finalize optimal design for databases and applications Require good skills in performance monitoring using Oracle Grid Control Develop backup and recovery strategies. Anticipate hardware requirements and storage capacity planning for development, testing, QA and production for growth and performance Good skills and working knowledge in database partitioning, security and encryption. Lead performance monitoring and tuning of assigned projects and communicate with other teams for any root cause issues. Additional Qualifications: Production support experience should include support of Golden Gate, and Data Guard Ability to monitor production databases and optimize systems for better performance. Diagnose system problems, evaluate alternative solutions and take initiative to solve problems. Resolve locking conflicts/blocking and resource utilization. Thorough understanding of database performance monitoring and analysis tools is required. Ability to work with database developers and engineers to analyze database performance and identify problems in areas such as: execution plans, index coverage, and statistics. Demonstrate ability to solve complex database administration problems Candidate must possess advanced scripting capabilities utilizing Unix Shell and PL/SQL Strong knowledge of system tables is required Advanced knowledge and interaction with Linux is required Candidate should possess a good understanding of basic network components such as protocols, firewall rules, and application related policies About GEICO For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace. Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including: 401(k) and profit-sharing plans Medical, dental, vision and life insurance Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs Tuition reimbursement Associate assistance program Flexible spending accounts Business casual dress Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations) Associate clubs and sports teams Volunteer opportunities GEICO Federal Credit Union Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary. GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers. How to Click ' for Job' to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years.