Production DBA Vacancy, Scotland

  • From: "Bill Buchan" <dba_vacancy_0011@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2006 16:31:24 +0100

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.  


Bill Buchan, 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.

POST TITLE: Oracle Production DBA


Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.


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.


. 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.


. 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.




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