Oracle DBA


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Job Title: Oracle DBA

Location: St Louis, MO

Role Type: W2 Only

Contract Length: Permanent

How to Apply: Please send resume and contact information to Rene May, Sourcing Specialist, at and reference job #216795.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a database designer responsible for complex databases employing deep knowledge of current technology and tools as well as relevant systems that already exist
  • Establishes and maintains database performance
  • Investigates and resolves intricate, difficult, and complex database issues
  • Reviews data source requirements and ensures proper integration with the rest of the applications within the database
  • Analyzes, resolves, and tests complex defects or improvements in the database
  • Leads database implementation and large-scale maintenance projects of new and existing databases
  • Identifies and evaluates industry trends in database systems to serve as a source of information and advice for upper management
  • Manages delivery of projects in partnership with business stakeholders, by demonstrating an expert understanding of the business needs and how technical analysis can produce solutions
  • Regularly takes the lead in developing data- related solutions based on cross-functional needs
  • Influences teams and stakeholders to achieve objectives; communicates how database administration work drives value for the business
  • Manages stakeholder relationships to ensure successful deployment of updates, problem solving and ongoing database administration
  • Provides implementation path for a group of systems to provide a solution; sets service level expectations

Required Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Consideration will be given to candidates with 11+ years of experience in lieu of the degree requirement.
  • In-depth knowledge of database definition, structure, documentation, operational guidelines and security
  • In-depth understanding of relevant database software
  • In-depth knowledge of backup and recovery strategies
  • In-depth knowledge of writing database queries and scripting languages
  • Advanced knowledge of database procedural programming languages
  • Advanced knowledge of performance monitoring and tuning
  • In-depth understanding of business client application(s) and database integration and implementation
  • In-depth knowledge of other areas of Digital, such as cybersecurity
  • Experience working with software/application vendors to optimize their code
  • Expert level SQL statement tuning experience with Oracle databases
  • Advanced knowledge of Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Oracle Exadata, RAC, and Data Guard
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Oracle RMAN, including database cloning
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with Oracle partitioning methods and best practices
  • Experience patching and upgrading Oracle databases
  • Ability to drive complex problems to resolution

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The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job ID: JOB-216795
Publish Date: 23 Jan 2023

Tagged as: Oracle DBA