We are looking for Senior Oracle Admin for an immediate need. This is a client-facing role & the candidate will have regular interactions with various client managers.
Implement & configure Oracle software ((DBMS, Oracle Tools, Oracle Web, networking software's (e.g. SQLNET, Oracle Names))
Implement & configure DB appropriate to business requirements (OLTP, decision support, standby DB, replication)
Set up Database tools and scripts to proactively monitors databases and send alerts to enable the DBAs to reduce outages
Create and generate various database reports to help plan for capacity and performance.
Investigates and resolves technical database issues.
Performs analysis and determination of database performance characteristics, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities for multiple applications. Recommends and implements SQL tuning opportunities to improve system response and run times.
Defines logical attributes and data inter-relationships and designs data structures to accommodate database implementation, storage, maintenance and accessibility to enhance performance.
Develops and documents standards, procedures, and work instructions for database support that help in increased productivity for operations.
Optimizes database accessibility by developing load balancing architectures and processes to eliminate down time for backup processes.
Implements and supports database security regulations, policies, and guidelines. Monitors security bulletins to obtain information of potential threats; installs necessary security patches to ensure ongoing database security.
Functions as a technical project leader or provides work leadership for less experienced personnel on a portfolio of databases, including installations and upgrades of DBMS software and backup/recovery strategies. Reviews and approves application and database design decisions to ensure that application solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and reliability upon deployment.
As need be, manage and develop team members/partners
Serve as the primary interface for the business to interact with all IS services
Identify and remove barriers by working with internal and external stakeholders
Prioritize workload in accordance with goals
Accountable for all audit and security compliance issues (Amgen & government regulations).
Participate in Root Cause Analysis reviews when applicable.
Rotational 24x7 On-Call Support
Oracle Database Certifications
Experience and understanding of Solaris and Linux environments
Working with Netapp and SAN Storage
Working with HA and clustering solutions
Experience with various toolsets for Database Administration, Performance, Reporting and monitoring needs (OEM and Quest)
Experience managing regulated systems (Pharmaceutical industry experience)
Excellent data-driven problem solving and analytical skills
Experience leading large initiatives in multiple functional areas of a complex organization
Proven experience as part of a high performance team
Skill in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues
***Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Oct 22 2020
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Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.
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