This role has the ability to work remotely Please note this position requires experience as an Oracle DBA.
Tufts Technology Services (TTS) is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology solutions in support of Tufts' mission of teaching, learning, research, innovation, and sustainability. With staff across all of Tufts' campuses, as well as a 24x7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community. We promote a collaborative, flexible work environment, embrace diversity and inclusion, and encourage personal and professional development. Learn more about TTS on our website.
The Senior DBA is required to have a deep understanding of relational databases with significant experience in Oracle technologies in order to provide support and maintenance for critical university database environments and comparable experience with other databases (MySQL, MS SQL server, etc.) to support other applications and services. S/he will work closely with the system administration, network engineering and storage teams to efficiently provision resources and troubleshoot issues. The successful individual will be responsible for providing all aspects of support for all environments; with a particular focus on operational details, but also play a major role in project related work and strategic roadmap planning. This position requires a good blend of technical and organizational skills to ensure optimal operation of the environments. The role also requires the knowledge to be able to evaluate emerging technologies in relationship to database environments. This is a remote position.
Skills and experience typically acquired through a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field and 6+ years of work experience. At least 3 years of experience leading process re-design for IT projects.
Extensive knowledge of all aspects of Oracle 18c/19c, RMAN, OEM 13c, Windows, Linux, and shell scripting.
Oracle AWR/ASH reports
Knowledge of backup/recovery strategies
Knowledge of MySQL, MS SQL Server.
Oracle Golden Gate and In-Memory products
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to communicate ideas, both written and orally, to technical and non-technical audiences.
Experience with Oracle Data Guard
Experience running and maintaining applications and services across multiple data centers.
Strong project management skills.
Linux and/or Windows System Administration
Familiarity with UCS/virtualization.
Familiarity with load balancer, firewall, DNS and other networking tools.
Working knowledge of Active Directory and other Identity Management tools.
Knowledge of Oracle PeopleSoft platforms including Oracle Middleware, web services and integration with databases.
Knowledge of HigherEd and experience supporting teaching, research and clinical services.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.