VariQ Corporation

Oracle DBA

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Texas
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Primary Skills: Oracle DBA IT Unix Windows
  • Secondary Skills: SQL PL/SQL Analysis Manager
  • Job Location: Texas, Texas
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description


VariQ is looking for an Oracle DBA for our client in Richardson, TX.

Additional Information:

  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Technologies need: ORACLE L3
  • Start Date: ASAP


  • Configuration management, performance tuning, and administration of mission-critical production databases
  • Perform short and long term system/database planning and analysis
  • Integrate/collaborate with application development and support teams on various IT projects
  • Contributing to the improvement or Standard Procedures and Documentation
  • Providing Production database support
  • Providing input on Oracle database architectures and strategies to meet application availability, scalability, and performance requirements
  • Working on Change Tasks and Incidents to fix or enhance various applications using oracle Databases.


  • Years of Experience:
    • 8+ years of experience as an Oracle production and development DBA on Unix/Windows in a 24x7 environment
    • 5+ years experience configuring and managing Data Guard databases
    • 3+ years in SQL and PL/SQL scripting and tuning
    • 3+ years in Unix shell scripting
  • In-depth knowledge of Oracle internals
  • Extensive experience in performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Experience in various database backup and recovery methods
  • Structured Root Cause Analysis
  • Pro-active database management
  • Experience with Oracle RAC 11G and 12C, troubleshooting and issue resolution in RAC environment
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • RMAN backup and recovery
  • Experience with GoldenGate
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to support multiple projects/applications at once
  • On-call support 24x7
  • Result-oriented, self-motivated, ability to work independently


  • This job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities are subject to change at any time. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


  • All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

VariQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. We consider diversity and inclusiveness to be core to our culture, and central to our commitment to fostering an empowering and supportive workplace.

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