Database Administrator

Client Social Services Applications division is looking for a contracting position for Senior Logical Database Administrator / Database Developer who has a proven track record in developing and maintaining high-performance enterprise software solutions using Agile methodologies. The LDBA works with cross functional teams under minimal direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position demands a strong background in Oracle database technologies and is central to ensuring that the TIERS applications portfolio remains available and in service for HHSC Staff and the citizens of the Client.

The candidate must be available 24/7 as needed to ensure complete support for Logical database Administration and will be able to perform the below responsibilities:

• Design, develop, maintain, and improve database solutions and the databases underlying the TIERS applications portfolio.

• Work closely with the application development teams, business stakeholders and other partners to enhance the TIERS applications portfolio and to implement new solutions.

• Build databases and applications using web platform technologies including Java/J2EE, SOAP/REST web services, Spring, JPA, jQuery, AngularJS, IBM WebSphere, Oracle, PostGreSQL and more.

• Perform advanced logical database administration/ database development, performance monitoring & tuning and providing database related support to the application development teams, testing, and defect repair among other responsibilities.

• Utilize Agile development practices to participate in backlog grooming & user story development

• Design, develop, build & test databases to support new program & business requests and to enhance scalability & stability of the applications.

• Provide application & database operations triage support to troubleshoot & resolve issues encountered in production, development, and test environments.

• Develop and modify existing Linux shell scripts to perform LDBA day to day and specific tasks and provide process documentation.

• Design and develop Enterprise CI/CD workflow for DB automation using automation orchestrator such as Jenkins or similar tool set.

This responsibility includes both workday and night/weekend on-call support as required to maintain high availability of the applications for various users.


8              Required               Experience Implementing, administering, managing, and monitoring application databases in production & non-production environments. Ensure that data integrity and data security is maintained.

8              Required               Advanced knowledge and expertise developing code and optimizing Oracle SQL,PL/SQL code.

8              Required               DB automation to align Enterprise CI/CD workflows and experience working with automation orchestrator such as Jenkins or other similar platform

8              Required               Hands on experience of Liquibase change management tool.

8              Required               Experience working on or leading large, complex initiatives to design and implement performance tuning improvements and advise developers on tuning options. Experience using Explain Plan and determine best fit plan for performance improvement

8              Required               Experience supporting cross functional development teams to identify data as well as the relationships and constraints on the data to help optimize application/query performance.

8              Required               In-depth knowledge of Oracle internal views, built-in functions and architecture to support data analysis and data query and familiar with Tablespace consolidation, DBMS reorg, partition analysis and index analysis.

8              Required               Proven ability to analyze and resolve complex issues both in development and production databases using Oracle 11/19c databases and work with cross functional teams.

8              Required               Advanced Knowledge and experience monitoring/troubleshooting and fine tuning SQL and PL/SQL on Oracle databases version on Solaris/Linux systems

8              Required               Experience using Oracle native tool such as Oracle SQL Developer

5              Preferred                Hands on experience with APEX development is highly desirable.

4              Preferred                Hands on experience using Erwin Modeling tool to create from scratch data models using data modeling techniques including star schema.

4              Preferred                Experience developing tools using SQL, PL/SQL and linux shell scripts to provide LDBA support for large numbers of test & development database environments and apply best practice to create DDL, DML SQL and shell scripts

3              Preferred                Hands-on experience with CI/CD methodology


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Job Code
JPC - 175851
Posted Date
2024-06-27 09:42:38
5-10 years
Primary Skills
database administrator

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