IBM Watson Health - Oracle Database Administrator- Truven in ANN ARBOR, Michigan

The Database Engineer/Administrator is responsible for performing all database administration tasks as assigned to assure the availability, performance, integrity, and security of databases for large scale Data Warehouse / Decision Support Systems. Duties include database support, research, process automation, documentation, database upgrades, backup/recovery, DR testing.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participate in 24x7 on-call support and planned downtime maintenance activities.

  • Work closely with Truven DBA and data warehouse team (e.g., project lead, data modelers, technical team, ETL developers) to deliver project milestones.

  • Ensure compliance with all technical specifications.

  • Ensure that department documentation is up-to-date and accurate.

  • Provide front-line database support for customer-facing applications and databases.

  • Assure the availability and performance of the various database environments.

  • Participate in disaster recovery exercise planning and execution.

  • Responsible for problem escalation to Oracle Support and third parties, as necessary.

  • Communicate with the customer through formal correspondence.

  • Participate in DBA peer review sessions with other team members.

  • Diagnose and solve complex problems including non-functional problems such as performance issues by identifying workarounds, and driving resolution /the problem.

  • Must be able to multi-task, prioritize, and work with multiple development and operations teams simultaneously.

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