Sr Database Administrator

With Ambient Consulting in Minneapolis MN US

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Posted on November 07, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: Database Administrator, System Administrator


oracle, sysadmin, c

Job description

When Ambient Consulting was founded in 2001, we started with a simple idea: placing talented consultants to work in collaboration with our distinguished Clients. We have continued to hire accomplished individuals and foster relationships with technology leaders at companies located in Minnesota, consistently ranking us in the Top 12 Largest IT Consulting Firms in the Twin Cities by The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

Today, Ambient provides resources for both supplemental staffing and project needs in the following competencies: • Business Systems Consulting • Application Solutions • Quality Assurance and Testing • Digital/Creative • Information Management • Infrastructure

Working with multiple Fortune 500 companies across a variety of industries, Ambient has the ability to find the right cultural fit, no matter the skillset. Ambient’s Clients include the following industries:

• Retail

• Medical/Healthcare

• Transportation

• Marketing

• Agriculture

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Title: Sr Database Administrator

Location: South Metro

Duration: 6-9+ months

Open to both local and out of state Consultants

8+ Years’ experience administering Oracle databases

Proven track record of building / administering databases in Oracle 12c, in accordance with vendor best practice - 18c / 19c knowledge & experience helpful

Proven track record of building / administering RAC environments on Oracle Exadata Appliances

Exadata 6 or higher

Proven track record of building / administering Oracle Golden Gate as a database migration tool

Bi-directional replication experience helpful

Strong experience with Grid Control, RAC, ASM, Partitioning, OEM, RMAN and other Oracle features / tools

Oracle GDS Experience

Experience in UNIX shell scripting to help in automating database administration tasks

Ability and willingness to follow established IT / DBA policies and procedures

Ability to provide technical direction to others, including application developers

Responsible for constructing Exadata based Oracle databases that meet business and infrastructure team requirements.

Utilize Oracle Golden Gate as a data migration tool.

Configure and administer Oracle Physical Data Guard or Golden Gate replication in accordance with Oracle best practices and project requirements.


Work with Oracle Engineers and our service provider to deliver a highly available, resilient and performant database environment;

Build new, or upgrade / patch existing databases and associated software in accordance with vendor best practices;

Deliver required database functionality that meets project requirements on or before defined due date; Ensure the detailed physical design of data structures and database complies with enterprise build and configuration standards and processes;

Install, configure, and maintain Oracle software on database and application servers as required; Install, configure and maintain Oracle Golden Gate for use as a database migration tool;

Provide consultation to application development teams on Oracle database technical issues and techniques;

Conduct database performance testing and tuning, user configuration, security and support processes including gather stats, database backup/recovery, partition administration, etc.;

Ensure Clients Oracle database environment is secure, provide recommendations for improving database security and implementing approved security improvements;

Coordinate downtime with application teams and system engineers to implement approved changes; Interface with Oracle support to resolve operational issues or questions;


·       Continuous education and support: Paid training/certification(s) reimbursement up to $750

·       Company sponsored happy hours, user groups, lunch and learns

·       Comprehensive health/dental/vision insurance

·       Free life insurance up to twice your hourly rate

·       Free short term/long term disability care insurance


·       Consultants can work with Ambient as a direct W2 employee or as a Corp/1099 set up


·       Unfortunately, we do not sponsor H1B visas at this time. 

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