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Linux & Oracle Administrator

Posted about 1 year ago

Leverage the latest technology to solve business problems in a collaborative environment at this Fortune 500 transportation giant. 

Position: Linux and Oracle Administrator
Location: Irving, TX
Term: 6-12 months - contract to hire
Hybrid - in office 1 day/week

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Execute Change Management process, including application installations, upgrades, Oracle database patching and break-fix.
  • Execute and document Disaster Recovery failover tests of all applications within the scope of responsibility at 6-12 month intervals.
  • Provide Oracle database administration and support for various applications.
  • Provide Linux Mid-Tier server administration and support for various applications.
  • Complete regular performance monitoring and trend analysis of database and mid-tier servers.
  • Development and support for technology applications and tools utilized to carry out job functions (automation of repeating technical tasks).
  • Create processes, procedures and metrics for excellent service delivery.
  • Recommend new tools and other modifications to the environment to improve efficiency and reduce cost.
  • Receive problem critical messages originating from monitoring tools, work with end users and other technical teams, troubleshoot, resolve and/or escalate issues.

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 2 years of experience as a network or infrastructure engineer or administrator
Preferred Qualifications - Education & Prior Job Experience
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 3+ years of experience as a network or infrastructure engineer or administrator
  • Airline experience a plus

Skills, Licenses & Certifications
  • Proficient in the following technologies:
    • Oracle DB Administration/Applications running on Oracle DB
    • Linux Administration
    • LDAP/Active Directory
    • SSL/TLS/Network/TCP/IP
  • Working knowledge in the following technologies:
    • WebLogic Administration
    • Apache Tomcat
    • SQL Server, Postgres
    • Java
    • Azure
    • Cloud and Web Service Integrations
    • Mobility applications and devices
    • Citrix NetScaler
Soft skills:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated individual with strong desire to solve problems through investigative means; strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage ones time effectively.
  • Exercise good judgment and decision making skills.