McKesson Senior Oracle Database Administrator in Irving, Texas
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. We believe in the importance of strong, vital
collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.
We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.
Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.
The Senior Oracle DBA role requires a highly competent and highly motivated individual who wants to strengthen their technical abilities and grow their professional career. This role requires a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, a focus on managing and resolving issues in alignment with the SLAs, establishing and maintaining communication with customers to keep them updated with status of their requests, initiating and performing changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframes. Excellent analytical skills, time management skills, communication skills, ability to prioritize and multi task, ability to routinely make effective and timely decisions in alignment with departmental direction is required.
Identifies server hardware, software and configurationsnecessary for running Oracle in an optimal fashion
Performs Oracle database installation, configuration,patching and upgrades in a SOX compliant environment
Installs, configures and integrates third partyapplications and tools as needed
Develop procedures for automated monitoring andproactive intervention, preventing customer impact
Conduct research and make recommendations on databaseproducts, services, protocols and standards
Configure and optimize AIX/Linux servers to supportOracle databases
Experience installing RPMs, setting kernel/TCPparameters, optimizing IO subsystem and system layout for Oracle Databases
Control and monitor user access to databases and ensureregulatory and security compliance
Work with application service owners and technicalleads to ensure project and service deliverables are met
Responsible for providing database expertise to projectteams to maximize system availability, efficiency, and security
Work with development teams and 3rd party vendorsthroughout the development life cycle regarding optimal use of databaseresources and features
Responsible for designing, building, testing anddeploying database solutions for projects
Collaborates with all members of IT to ensuresuccessful application and database implementations
Follow release management, change management andquality assurance standards
Assumes ownership of database related problems; pursuesproblem resolution and root cause analysis.
Responsible for opening, managing, escalating andresolving SRs with Oracle Support
Assists vendor support services as well as IT teammembers to quickly resolve problems
Monitor and analyze database performance and makechanges to optimize performance
Responsible for working with the development/supportteams to optimize SQL statements
Responsible for solving production problems in a timelymanner, including off hours and weekend support when necessary
Will be the subject matter expert on the supported applicationsand will provide support to the on call DBA
Provide 24x7 support and participate in on-callrotation
Responsible for validating the backup strategy andperforming on demand backups and restores
Develop new backup and recovery processes that leveragenew techniques and technology
Experience scripting and automating solutions usingPerl, Shell, PL/SQL, Python etc
Learn and stay current on the features andfunctionality of Oracle
Maintains current knowledge of industry trends andstandards
typically has 10 years relevant experience. Less years had if has relevant Masters or Doctorate qualifications.
Handson experience administering Oracle 11g and 12c
Expertknowledge of Oracle Architecture and Concepts
Experienceoptimizing database solutions for multi-terabyte databases
Goodknowledge of Oracle backup and recovery scenarios with and without using RMAN
Goodknowledge of Oracle Tools and Utilities
Musthave experience optimizing SQL and PL/SQL
Musthave experience writing scripts using Python, Perl and/or Shell
Musthave Oracle Data Guard experience
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Must be able to travel up to 10% as required
AIX/Linux administration experience is a plus
Experience using OracleEnterprise Manager is a plus
Experience using Postgres/MySQL/SQL Server is a plus
Knowledge of Remedy preferred but not required
Minimum 5 years of Oracle database administration experience in a AIX/Linux environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
- BSC.S., BS M.I.S. or equivalent experience
Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.
We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.
But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.
McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.
Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
No agencies please.
Organization: McKesson Corporate
Title: Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Requisition ID: 18003767