CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Oracle DBA in Greenville, South Carolina

Oracle DBA

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Category:Information Technology

City:Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Position ID:J1016-0270

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:

The candidate will be part of a team of Oracle Database Administrators involved in development as well as maintenance activities. Strong Technical Knowledge of Oracle Databases/Technologies, multiple Platforms (OS), Languages, Oracle Database various versions) and Tools as well as RAC (High Availability), Performance Tuning, Backup and Recovery. Similar Functional Expertise of Database Administration for Supply Chain, Order to Cash, e-Commerce sectors is desirable.The candidate should be a strong communicator and should have previous experience in development and maintenance activities, and should be able to work under pressure.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities & Key Competencies

• Experienced with Multiple Projects, Risk Analysis, Proposals, Project Planning, Requirements gathering and Performance Tuning of Databases on various platforms (OS)

• Expertise on of Database Administration by Installation of ORACLE (DB Creation, Upgrades, Patching and Support), Cluster ware Implementation, for RAC environment (high availabilities), Performance Tuning

• Experience on features of oracle core activities specifically on RMAN, RAC, ASM, Golden Gate, Performance Tuning, Scripting plus regular routine tasks like Oracle Installation, configuration, migration and upgrading of Oracle server software and related products, Creation & management of database, user management, table space management, backup and recovery activities).

• Strong database and operating system concepts. Experience in scheduling backup, performing media recoveries, table space and data file recoveries and point in time recoveries,

• Proficient in DBA tools like – Autodba, Toad and OEM. Scheduling tools like Maestro, AppWorx, Grid.

• Should have good previous experience in administering Oracle DBs versions 9, 10, 11 in a high availability environment, experience in implementing DB upgrades; configuring and Tuning DB parameters in the parameter file.

• Experience in regular database activities, backups monitoring, issue resolving

• Experience in tuning Oracle databases, Oracle Applications, Custom Built Applications and poorly performing sql’s. creating database instances for development, testing and production, local table space management, re-indexing tables, database refreshes, migration of databases.

• Should be able to Coordinate and interface with Oracle support for upgrades, certification issues and tars

• Expertise in Application tuning and SQL tuning involving creation of indexes, partitions, gathering statistics and optimizing the queries.

• Should be proficient in shell scripts to manage oracle databases.

• Should be able to use appropriate tools to monitor the database and identify the bottlenecks.

• Expertise in performing application and database tuning, creation of custom schemas, maintaining archived log files

• Experience in handle Software & Oracle DB Upgrades, Critical Patch Updates (One off releases & Bug fixes), Patching, performance, administration, troubleshooting.

• Experience in capacity planning of new database servers.

• Working with the teams be able to communicate effectively on problem status and make ongoing recommendation for operational improvements of production applications.

• On-call support duties (on rotation) will cover non-regular business hours, nights and weekends.

• Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervisions or direction.

• Should be able to Work in On-shore / Offshore delivery model, follow-up on problem resolutions, facilitate and deployment of application code enhancements to production.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from a four year college or university in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related discipline.

Required qualifications:

Minimum 5 years experience as an Oracle DBA.

• Operating System: Windows, UNIX, AS400


• Database: ORACLE 8/ 9/10/11

• Tools: TOAD, OEM, RMAN, SQL*Loader, AutoDBA, Quest, AppWorx

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.


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