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CooperVision Senior Database Administrator in Rochester, New York

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Job Summary:

Responsible for Oracle database administration for multiple Oracle Databases across a wide set of key strategic CooperVision applications. Responsible for all aspects including but not limited to daily maintenance, capacity planning, backup and recovery, configuration, and product upgrades.

Essential Functions & Accountabilities:

  • Evaluate Oracle database patching requests, communicating issues, constraints, and timelines for deployment

  • Manage and work Oracle Service Requests (SR’s), applying patches and upgrades to Oracle databases.

  • Support Oracle database optimization, including performance tuning, query optimization, and supportability.

  • Provide technical input and expertise regarding multiple Oracle databases

  • Write technical documentation of system changes in conformance with department standards

  • Support change management including maintenance across multiple environments

  • Write technical design documents for the Oracle DBA team

  • Provide programming / technical support on-site or by phone as required for all shifts

  • Interface as a technical contact with Oracle support as it relates to solving Oracle service requests (SR’s).

  • Maintain awareness of technological developments in computer hardware and software systems, focusing on Oracle RDMBS

  • Provide timely and concise summaries of project status, technical input, and technical recommendations to management

  • Maintain awareness of technological developments in computer hardware and software systems, focusing on Oracle Databases and associated technology

  • Work collaboratively with the Application development, environment, server/storage, and business analyst teams

  • Provide input to the development and application teams regarding latest DB technologies


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Technical Competency

  • Complete understanding of the Oracle RDBMS up through version 19c

  • Technically fluent in applying patches, upgrades, and custom objects, both from an application and database stack.

  • Technical knowledge and previous experience with Oracle e-Business Suite (12.x) a plus.

  • Ability to clone, backup, and restore Oracle databases, and provide input on methods to optimize that process.

  • Ability to review technical documentation created by other Oracle DBA team members and provide input to achieve an optimal performing system.

  • Understanding of Oracle WebLogic

  • Proficient in Linux, SQL, and PL/SQL.

  • Experience writing and tuning complex queries.

  • Technically fluent in the use of Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)

  • Technically fluent in the use of Oracle GoldenGate

  • Experience working on Oracle Databases that support high transaction ERP and WMS systems, such as JDA, preferred

  • Technical knowledge and previous experience with Oracle Agile a plus

  • Experience managing and working Oracle Service Requests (SR’s)

  • Other desirable skills Include:

o Excellent time management

o Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail.

o Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

o Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Ability to produce exceptional quality output

Work Environment:

  • Normal office environment.

  • Sedentary to light physical effort necessary to perform the job.

  • Extensive contact with employees and external business partners and vendors.

  • Global Travel may be required


  • 5-8 years’ experience in managing the Oracle RDMBS from a DBA perspective

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Job: *IS

Organization: *CVI Information Services

Title: Senior Database Administrator

Location: New York-Rochester

Requisition ID: VIC0903