Sr. Oracle Application DBA

Posting Details

Job Title Sr. Oracle Application DBA Posting Number 2371 Position Number C99735 Minimum Salary Commensurate with experience Employee Group Professional Full/Part Time Full Time Temporary/Continuing Continuing 52 or 36 weeks 52 FLSA Status Non-Exempt Suggested Starting Date Usual Hours of Work M-F 8-5 Department AVC IT - DW - DEP
Position Duties and Responsibilities


Installs, upgrades and manages ERP components on Linux systems to include proprietary ERP upgrade tool; installs, manages and tunes java components supporting the ERP and component / companion applications. Installs and upgrades companion applications including compilers, job scheduling software, address correction software and others.

Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains application systems that interface with Oracle and other databases. Monitors and tunes those systems to ensure system integrity and provides high performance, high availability service.

Coordinates and provides middleware support of Tomcat and messaging servers. Manages tomcat servers, instances and configurations directly supporting the ERP system; monitors for errors and utilization; troubleshoots and resolves issues.

Implements new versions, updates, and patches fixes to application software systems. Maintains detailed knowledge of software trends and advancements regarding those systems.

Coordinates and monitors system security for the ERP . Analyzes audit logs and takes appropriate action to address anomalies. Responds to legitimate internal and external requests for security related information.

Routinely communicates with Information Technology and College directors and managers to codify institutional expectations into systems specifications for database architectures. Develops requests for proposals (RFPs) and coordinates solutions with third party vendors to ensure control of database projects.

In coordination with the Senior Oracle DBA, performs replication, backup, and recovery tasks on Oracle databases. Troubleshoots and permanently corrects platform problems in a timely manner to provide 24/7 availability of services. Responsible for managing problem escalation to Oracle and third party support teams as appropriate. Upgrades databases to new versions as directed; applies security updates and patching as appropriate. Performs database cloning, tuning and monitoring. Manages Oracle wallets.

Implements new versions, updates, and patches fixes to the database management systems. Maintains detailed knowledge of computer hardware and software trends and advancements.

Designs and implements business continuity and disaster recovery protocols. Operates, monitors and maintains redundant data center platforms for a disaster response. Tests disaster recovery protocols and platforms to ensure timely and reliable restoration of critical business activities.

Advises programming staff, Linux and Microsoft system administrators and technical staff on advanced technical aspects pertaining to relational databases and related application software. Trains and instructs functional leaders and users in the proper use of multiple software products to maximize available capabilities.

Participates in the formal system change management process and is responsible for ensuring that
Banner changes are tested and perform as intended. Responsible for the integrity and security of the application and must be vigilant in protecting the access from unauthorized changes and disruptive system processes. Coordinates modifications, upgrades, new implementation and decommissioning efforts with affected system users. Documents all activity.

Participates in and contributes to divisional performance measurements and process improvement initiatives. Leads team activities to review and enhance workflows.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline or equivalent work experience and education/training providing similar knowledge and skills in database design and administration is necessary.

Oracle Certified Professional Certification, Red Hat System Administrator, a plus. Eight (8) or more years in an enterprise computing environment, of comparable complexity, including five (5) years of directly related, full-time experience in administrating Enterprise Resource Planning ( ERP ) Oracle application beyond degree equivalence is required.

Experience managing specific technologies of java, tomcat. Experience in basic linux shell scripting.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in current operating environment and use of container technologies will be given preference.

Certification in systems and applications to be supported may be considered an equivalency for experience requirements.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants, the position will be based at the STLCC Corporate College location
3221 McKelvey Road
Bridgeton, MO 63044

Open Date
(mm/dd/yyyy) 03/31/2020 Closing Date
(mm/dd/yyyy) Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Affirmative Action Statement

St. Louis Community College is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

Special Instructions Summary

If the position requires transcripts, licenses, certificates, etc., please upload this information in order for your application to be considered further.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please share with us how you learned of this position
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    • Other (please specify)
  2. * If Other please specify here

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe in a few sentences your work experience that is most relevant to the duties of this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your experience with creating and/or maintaining databases.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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