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Oracle Database Administrator



Software Engineering, IT
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Company Overview

300+ media companies as clients, $40+ billion in revenue processed, 25,000+ worldwide users

Operative is a revenue accelerant for media companies around the world. No other software company in AdTech space, brings a comparable depth of experience to create truly innovative software that performs across all platforms, revenue models and business units. We are a SAAS (Software as a Service) platform which helps clients manage advertisements both in the linear (TV) and digital space. We have been in the market for over two decades and have 1100+ employees with 12 offices spread across the globe. Operative is proud to play a pivotal role in the way advertising is bought, sold and managed across media industry.

Job Purpose and Requisite Skills

The production DBA’s main purpose is to manage database activities in various company data centers, the AWS cloud, and in customer facilities around the world. The role requires self-motivation, teamwork, problem solving, a willingness to learn about complex software products, a desire to provide great customer support and excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

· Implement procedures for database maintenance, troubleshooting, and monitoring.

· Perform backup, recovery, high availability and DR procedures

· Performance tuning tasks including query rewrites, index analysis, profiles, traces, etc.

· Develop database design patterns for use by application R&D teams for scalable and highly available enterprise application database solutions. This includes recommendations for SQL coding, partitioning, and data purge activities

· Participate in on-call production support on a rotation basis

· Develop automated solutions using scripting language and DevOps tools

· Research new features and database technologies

· Participation in benchmark/sizing projects

· Communicate with internal and customer-facing teams, providing status updates for open issues, root cause analysis and problem remediation

· Maintaining database operations documentation and knowledge sharing with DBA team

Required Education and Experience

· Bachelor’s degree with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science.

· 8+ years of proven Enterprise Production Oracle database operational and technical administration experience and at least 4+ years of PL/SQL programming experience.

· 4+ years of experience in a Linux Environment (Oracle Linux, RedHat), preferably in a cloud or virtualized environment including strong scripting skills.

· Experience with a variety of monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, FogLight, LAB 128, OEM, AWR, ASH, and ADDM reports

· Hands-on experience working with Oracle technologies like Data Guard, RMAN, ASM, Grid Control, and RAC


· Experience with database and application development

· Cloud experience (AWS, GCP, OCI and Azure)

· Experience with other relational DBs such as MySQL 5.7+ or SQL Server 2014+

· Experience with non-relational data stores (MongoDB, Redis, Vertica, etc.)

· Willingness to participate in occasional international travel