Senior Database Administrator - Oracle

Date: Dec 1, 2023

Location: Bethpage, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 75924

PSEG Company: PSEG Long Island    

Salary Range: $ 90,800 - $ 149,800 

Incentive: PIP 15%   

Work Location Category: Remote Local  


PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

Responsible for the day-to-day administration, technical support, troubleshooting, maintenance, upgrades, patching, performance and overall health of an Oracle and Microsoft SQL database infrastructure within a UNIX, Linux, and Microsoft Windows Server clustered server environment. Ensure high levels of data availability and reliability of the systems. Respond effectively to the continuing demands for information 24/7 by business clients, contractors, and other areas of IT.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities include:
•    Work closely with business clients in understanding data access requirements and ensuring proper performance of transactions within the database in support of complex business application development requirements and processes
•    Work closely with Product Managers and vendors on new systems, enhancements, and upgrades to the database environment
•    Monitor and deploy security patches as required to maintain a secure system; provide support for database security to ensure database integrity and user access
•    Proactively seek out ways to improve performance and streamline database environments
•    Performs database version upgrades and ensure high levels of data availability and reliability of the systems
•    Develops and implements processes and queries for data extraction, transformation, and loading data into databases.
•    Monitors databases for performance issues and implements solutions for on-going database maintenance
Assists in troubleshooting databases issues affecting databases reliability and uptime availability.
•    Designs policies and procedures for the administration of the databases, maintenance and upgrades of database software, and oversight of backups and standby databases. Establish and maintain databases for user tests and production purposes
•    Designs policies and procedures related to database security that adhere to Corporate Security Standards, eliminates potential security weaknesses, and reduces risks
•    Manages Disaster Recovery planning, testing and execution

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

•    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM)
•    A minimum of 6 years of DBA experience in design and administration of logical and relational databases in diverse technological environments 
•    Experience in configuring and managing Oracle RAC, Clusterware, Grid infrastructure, Oracle ASM, OEM, GoldenGate, Partitioning, Advanced Tuning 
•    Develop and maintain system documentation related to your Oracle Exadata and software configuration
•    Experience with Oracle engineered systems (Exadata) including tuning, patching, maintenance, backup/recovery and troubleshooting
•    Apply process and architectural improvements to continually improve the availability, capacity, and performance of database systems 
•    Understanding of the systems development lifecycle
•    Solid understanding of business processes
•    Strong analytical skills
•    Demonstrated strong communication skills
•    Ability to exercise strong judgment and the ability to work effectively with clients and IT management and staff

•    ITIL Foundation certificate
•    Oracle certifications
•    Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), Oracle Autonomous Databases
•    Experience with Oracle ExaCC 
•    Familiar with Oracle database resource manager, Ansible/automation/scripting
•    Experience with patching grid infrastructure software
•    Strong Unix/Linux scripting and automation skills

Minimum Years of Experience

6 years of experience




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