Senior Oracle DBA

Posted 31 October 2022
Salary €500 - €600 per day + CHF - Negotiable
Job type Contract
Contact NameEnrique Cabanas Rodriguez

Job description

Oracle Database Administrator

Start Date: Immediate / 4 Weeks

Contract Length: 6 Months + Extension

Location: Hybrid -2 days on-site + 3 days remote

Pay: 500CHF-600CHF per day

I am working with a leading global consultancy on an international finance and banking project based in Zurich

to find an Oracle Database Administrator to be responsible for the day-to-day support and maintenance of the DHP platform and infrastructure systems. Experience with design, performance and tuning is essential.

Ideally, we are looking for someone that would be able to start this project as soon as possible, however, we can accommodate a four-week notice period.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with your skillset to be part of a project with international exposure.

The Role

The role requires extensive experience in performance and tuning of OLTP and Datawarehouse applications. The Oracle DBA should be motivated, hands on, sensitive to risks and controls, work well under pressure and possess strong problem analysis/troubleshooting/design/performance & tuning skills.


  • Work in a team with focus on Production Support, performance and tuning, design, deployment and support of Oracle and Oracle RAC Database for the company's Platform and Infrastructure systems
  • Analyze the needs of users to help identify Database problems and initiate the process for proposing solutions
  • Ensure requirements of the business users are captured, documented and clearly understood by development, QA, and other IT groups before a solution is developed and implemented
  • Coordinate and participate in Hosting Services stability initiatives that aim to improve integrity of the production environment
  • Build and support the BCP initiatives and ensure infrastructure compliance against the company's security baseline and Audit requirement
  • Perform above tasks while at the same time adhering to Hosting Services policy around incident, problem and change management and best practices

Essential Skill Set:

  • Oracle 10g, 11g
  • Oracle RAC
  • Oracle OMS GRID
  • Oracle Design Database Performance Tuning
  • Linux, Solaris
  • Knowledge of MSSQL a plus