Oracle Database Consultant


(New York, New York)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Pythian
Pythian is a global IT services company that specializes in designing, implementing, and managing systems that directly contribute to revenue and business success. We help companies adopt disruptive technologies to advance innovation and increase agility.
The Oracle Database Consultant will, as part of a team based approach, supply complete support for all aspects of database and application infrastructure to a variety of clients, as assigned.
* Coordinating, analyzing, designing, implementing and administering IT solutions * Recommending best practices for improvements to current operational processes * Configuring and maintaining database servers * Supporting Oracle Database services * Administering backup procedures and disaster recovery plans * Troubleshooting operational problems * Administering proactive daily checks * Responding to monitoring alerts * Presenting technical courses to customers * Participating in on-call coverage rotation plan * Communicating status and planning activities to customers and team members * Availability to participate in on call rotation every other weekend
Ideal Candidate
**Qualifications:** * Installing, configuring and upgrading Oracle databases * Oracle Administration including: * Various storage engines * Oracle customer tools * Performance tuning of Oracle databases * Oracle technical support * Oracle tools * Designing and implementing various Oracle backup/recovery strategies * Oracle replication and slave setup * Coding scripts, procedures, functions, etc. * Developing methods for monitoring * Linux/Unix and Shell scripting * Experience with RAC * Working directly with external customers * Project managing * White paper writing, blogging and presenting skills * Excellent written and verbal communication skills **Personal Attributes:** * Interfacing with external customers, strong customer service focus with the ability to manage customer expectations and priorities * Excellent oral and written communication * Self-motivated and directed, while working in a fast-paced demanding environment * Keen attention to detail * Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities * Very effective organizational skills * Ability to work in a team * Demonstrate sound work ethics * Understanding of current IT service standards such as ITIL **Working Conditions:** * Participate in on-call rotation and periodic overtime * Ability to perform primary job functions while standing or sitting for extended periods of time * Dexterity of hands and fingers (or skill with adaptive devices) to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computing equipment * The incumbent must spend long hours in intense concentration * Stress may be caused by the need to complete tasks within tight deadlines **Education:** Undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology or related field or equivalent experience.
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