Senior Oracle Database Administrator (AWS)




Sacramento, CA

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    Position summary


    How you'll make an impact

    Responsible for the installation, configuration, upgrading, administration, monitoring, maintenance, and security of cloud-based databases. Includes the development and design of Databases solutions, migration of databases, transforming workload and the opportunity to utilize cloud native database systems.

    • Installs, patches, and configures Oracle, MySQL, PostreSQL, and Aurora database software in AWS environments (e.g. EC2)

    • Supports database deployment and migration activities; executes backups and restores

    • Troubleshoots and resolves database issues across development, testing, and production environments

    • Manages database level security

    • Designs, develops, tests, and implements database tools, including: Backup/Recovery solutions Security and Encryption Data Archival Data Masking and Subsetting

    • Monitors and analyzes database performance and resource utilization across multiple databases to develop CPU, Memory, and Storage capacity projections and improve operational efficiency

    • Works with systems engineers and architects on issues related to database infrastructure architecture, design, and capacity; and assists with Proof Of Concept testing

    • Develops and maintain disaster recovery plans to guarantee rapid response and recovery from outages or data loss

    • Works with peers within and beyond the Operations team to define and characterize complex technology or process problems and develop & implement new solutions

    • Develops operational procedures, white papers, proposals, and other documentation

    • With Applications DBA: Designs database environments and components. Produces and maintains logical and physical data models for databases and projects

    • Develops scripts to automate repetitive systems administration, monitoring, and reporting activities

    Required qualifications to be successful in this role

    What you'll bring

    • 5-8 years of Oracle DB Administration experience in a large production environment

    • 3-5 years of MS SQL Server, DynamoDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL Database administration experience

    • 2 years of experience working with cloud platforms such as AWS and Microsoft Azure

    • Experience with database Backup/Recovery, Security & Encryption, Data Archival, and Data masking & Subsetting solutions

    • Familiarity with LDAP authentication, RBAC concepts, and Microsoft AD

    • Experience working with third party service providers such as vendors and internal support groups

    • Excellent troubleshooting and root cause-analysis skills

    • Ability to exercise independent judgment in driving technical problems to resolution

    • Ability to plan and implement change for enterprise systems, adhering to standard change management processes

    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

    • Ability to mentor other team members in areas of technical expertise


    • Local and Wide area networking technologies

    • Database technologies, preferably oracle and PostgreSQL
    oPreferred experience in AWS database management solutions

    • 3-5 years of experience working in an outsourced/managed services environment

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    • Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
    • Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
    • Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more


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    Why you should apply for a job to CGI:

  • 59% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We offer our employees great flexible working options all over the world
  • Thanks to our members, we've been named a #TopWorkplace by the Washington Post again in 2021
  • Forbes Names CGI one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms