Pythian Oracle Database Consultant (GoldenGate and/or Exadata Required) in Auckland, New Zealand
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. Our highly skilled technical teams work as an integrated extension of our clients’ organizations to deliver continuous transformation and uninterrupted operational excellence.
Why Commute? Why Relocate? Apply for this remote opportunity!
Flexible environment: Work remotely from your home!
Outstanding people: Collaborate with the industry’s top minds.
Generous vacation:Start with a minimum 3 weeks’ vacation. New baby? Take an extra 2 weeks.
Substantial training allowance:Hone your skills or learn new ones; experiment and explore using our in-house sandbox; participate in professional development days.
Fun, fun, fun:Blog during work hours; join our monthly cheese tastings with our resident cheese sommelier in Ottawa; take a day off and volunteer for your favorite charity.
To help get your application ready for when we have an opening that matches your technical background and time zone we have a 3 stage process:
A technical challenge consisting of a series of troubleshooting based questions to test your technical expertise and troubleshooting methodology.
A HR prescreen with a member of our Talent Acquisition team to assess your fit for our culture and to provide information about the environment of working on our teams (working remotely, on call, documentation process)
A technical interview with one of our Principal Consultants to go deeper into your technical knowledge
OVERVIEW: 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
QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires specialized knowledge and experience in performing the following:
Installing, configuring and upgrading Oracle databases
Oracle Administration including:
Various storage engines
Oracle customer tools
Performance tuning of Oracle databases
Oracle technical support
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
GoldenGate and Exadata a plus
Working directly with external customers
White paper writing, blogging and presenting skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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
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.
Requirement Number: SD1019
Job Type (EN): Full Time
Career Level (EN): Intermediate, Senior
Time Zone: APAC
External Company URL: www.pythian.com