Oracle PL/SQL Developer

  • Pleasanton, CA
  • Contract

Company Description

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ProKarma offers an entrepreneurial work environment and the opportunity to work on a vast array of projects. Our competitive compensation and benefit plan includes: Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Relocation Packages, Paid time off, and 401(k) investment opportunities.

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Job Description

Senior Oracle PL/SQL Developer

Location: Pleasanton, CA

Project: one year

Pay Rate: $70-$90 hr DOE

Seeking seasoned Senior Oracle PL/SQL professional with over 10 years of extensive hands-on experience with performance tuning of SQL and PL/SQL for Oracle 10g DB-based applications in fast-paced, dynamic optimization projects.  


  • Must have strong analytical skills with solid design and development skills implementing complex business logic, with experience in converting nested PL/SQL into plain SQL, addressing performance impacts with functional indexes and different types of joins, and using Hints for Query Optimizer.  


  • Must have experience performing extensive Sql tuning utilizing SQL Trace, TK Prof, Explain plan, V$ views to optimize database and application performance.  


  • Experience with design and development of automated text scripts for verification of business logic is a plus.


Top 3 - 5 Daily responsibilities are:  


a) Analysis of Oracle PL/SQL code for performance impacts

b) Reviewing execution plans and identifying potential problems

c) Coding and unit testing application code to address performance impacts

d) Create and enhance stored PL/SQL routines, triggers, and SQL*Loader scripts for data loads/data validations/summaries and business rule implementation, and

e) SQL and application tuning using SQL Trace, Explain, etc.


Must have strong Performance Tuning and not just basic development experience.



Kathleen Noonan | Resource Manager | ProKarma, Inc.

Portland, OR




Strong Performance tuning and very strong experience with Oracle PL/SQL. 10 + year required.