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Senior Oracle DBA

Dallas, Texas

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Job ID R82098 Date posted Jan. 09, 2019

Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, is the enterprise-class cloud company that is trusted by organizations worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream’s xStream® Management Platform and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud – whether private, public or hybrid.


An experienced Database Administrator in both SQL Server and Oracle. In summary, the SODBA is responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of both development and production RDBMS systems. The SODBA ensures the highest standards of availability, resilience, integrity, security, and performance required by the business systems.


  • Manage SQL/ORACLE Server databases 
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security
  • Analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time
  • Provide suggestions for solutions
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours



Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success

Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

Team player

Good time-management skills

Great interpersonal and communication skills

  • SQL SERVER (7-10 years of experience)

SQL Server DBA or similar role

SQL software installation and patching

Manage database security

T-SQL Code writing skills

Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO)

Backups, restores and recovery models

High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server (Replication, Mirroring, AlwaysOn, Clustering)

  • ORACLE (minimum of 10 years of experience)

Oracle DBA or similar role

Install, patch and upgrade Oracle database

Create/alter database storage structures

Manage database security

Perform backups and restores

Shell scripting and SQL code writing for database management related tasks

Troubleshoot Performance issues

Data Guard


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