Oracle DBA
Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description

Solstice is looking to hire an Oracle Database Administrator to join a project team in order to provide strategic and technical leadership. You will implement end-to-end database projects, database patching, testing & designing of and planning for Oracle database deployment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering 
  • Extensive experience with Oracle RAC 11g/12c that includes installation and configuration
  • Must have 5+ years of database experience that includes deep and relevant architecture and DB Ops
  • At least 5 years of experience as an Oracle DBA or a combination of Oracle development and Oracle DBA in a high volume, high impact transactional environment
  • At least 5 years of experience with high volume Oracle database administration and in the following areas:
  • Real Application Clusters (RAC), ASM, Golden Gate Replication, RMAN backup & recovery, High availability (HA), Data Guard, Load balancing, Query optimization, Schema design, Disaster recovery
  • Strong understanding of Linux operating system, storage solutions, networking (particularly TCP/IP), security, and web servers
  • Experience with database performance tuning, DR, backup and recovery, system architecture and Data Base & Schema design as well as high availability concepts
  • Strong change management experience - able to propose and deliver new processes for managing change of a complex data warehouse/ Business Intelligence environment
  • Ability to develop procedures, processes and conventions to standardize database operations
  • Ability to work cooperatively with software engineers and system administrators
  • Strong SQL programming skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving expertise and attention to detail
  • Superb self-management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Payment Industry or Financial Services Industry experience
  • Strong experience with database administration work on a commercial strength database platform in a mission critical context

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