Hi All, The following Oracle DBA vacancy is posted here with the kind permission of the list administrator. Please contact me off-list with any enquiries. Regards Bill Buchan, Cognia EU COMPANY: COGNIA EU Cognia Corporation is a developer and distributor of information products and services that facilitate the use of biological and chemical information. Cognia's information solutions help pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies cost-effectively accelerate discovery and research processes. www.cognia.com POST TITLE: Oracle Production DBA Location Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K. OVERVIEW Cognia EU Ltd is seeking an Oracle production database administrator to provide on-call support and ensure the availability, performance, security and recoverability of enterprise database systems. RESPONSIBILITIES . Design and configure enterprise database architectures according to business requirements. . Devise and measure business-relevant SLAs on database service delivery. . Provide daily monitoring and resolution of systems for faults, availability & performance issues and security infringements. . Install and patch Oracle installations and manage software inventory, licence compliance and support contracts. . Coordinate with system administrators on hardware provisioning, monitoring and tuning. . Coordinate with development staff on deployment and configuration management of in-house software. . Provide on-call support and resolution of database faults and outages. QUALIFICATIONS . Experienced production Oracle database administrator. Excellent knowledge of 9i and 10g releases (OCP preferred). . Track record of designing and implementing effective database systems. . Key technical skills to include: RMAN, RAC, Standby Server / Data Guard, Enterprise Manager (or similar monitoring tool), Unix / Linux, Storage Hardware, Web Services. . Ability to priortise and deal with customer support calls efficiently under pressure. . Experience in creating and documenting procedures. . Competence in change / release management. . Highly motivated with good interpersonal skills. Candidates MUST have permission to live and work in the UK. Please send CV and salary expectations to dba_vacancy_0011@xxxxxxxxxx (informal enquiries welcome). No agencies please.