Sr. Database Administrator

  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Full-time

Company Description

Looking for a Sr. Database Administrator to work in IT Operations managing our Oracle RAC infrastructure, Databases, and SQL environments.  This person will work with a diverse team of peers both foreign and domestic and support the database systems worldwide.

Job Description

Analyze, design, create and implement databases, applying Oracle database design theories and principles. Designs data models and logical and physical databases according to IT standards to meet business requirements. Works with database software vendors and external technical support on upgrades, problem resolution and design issues. Work on project teams to test and implement a variety of databases. Evaluate innovative technologies to enhance current database structures. Recommend appropriate database configuration to support business goals and strategy. Design, develop prototypes and document updates and changes.


Manage schedules and may train users and Junior Staff on upgrades or new database installations. Must be fully competent in database design and development. Coordinate user requirements and reviews design to validate. Design complex data models, logical and physical databases and provides technical support for software upgrades. Collaborate with software vendors and external technical resources on upgrades, problems and potential solutions. Assigned the more complex databases to design, test, implement and maintain. Works independently to determine resource needs, develop solutions within business requirements and cost.


Must have the following:

* Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience

* 7+ years experience designing, installing, and maintaining Oracle Databases

* 2+ years with Oracle Rac

* 3+ years Windows Server 2003/2008

* 3+ scripting experience


Experience with these technologies a plus:

* VMware ESX experience

* Exposure to PCI DSS, and SAS70 compliance

* Bash, Perl, Python scripting experience

* Monitoring Systems

*Experience with Microsoft SQL