IBM Application Developer - Oracle Database in HALIFAX, Nova Scotia

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) helps our clients fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value, digitally reinvent their operations for great efficiency and transform their entire enterprises through cognitive. We invite you to consider joining IBM's global reach, outcome-focused methodologies, domain skills and deep industry expertise that are helping transform the way we live and work.IBM's state-of-the-art Client Innovation Centre (CIC) opened in Nova Scotia in March 2013 and is the first of its kind in Canada. The Centre weaves together IBM’s business insights and industry-leading software portfolio and is ideally suited for any client that needs flexible access to emerging or niche skills that may not be cost effective to grow internally. In addition, our focus on our team is unparalleled as demonstrated by the following:

  • The CIC NS is one of IBM’s highest performing delivery centres worldwide – for retention, client satisfaction and utilization. Our employees are empowered to stay and grow within IBM.

  • More than 100 of our employees received promotion in 2015 alone. Structured career development programs are helping us grow our future leaders from within.

  • We are very focused on continuous skill development – staff training is our third largest annual Centre investment. Employees are immersed in a culture of learning and constant growth.

  • Investment in key partnership with universities, government and private sector groups which has resulted in IBM having a key influencing role in Nova Scotia’s ICT industry, especially in talent development.

We are currently recruiting for top talent in Application Development - If you are on top of your profession and possess the following key skills, we invite you to apply to our openings. Job Profile: The Application Developer - Oracle Database role you will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, and application design and management to leading sector organizations in 17 industries worldwide. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, you will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities.Required Technical Skills:

  • Intermediate level – 3-5 years

  • 11g Oracle Experience including patching and upgrades

  • Knowledge of ASM

  • Understanding of internal dictionary views and tables

  • Strong performance tuning

  • Strong understanding of backup/recovery procedures, including RMAN

  • Strong Unix knowledge (ideally AIX) – including shell scripting and OS-level troubleshooting

  • Dataguard experience

  • Experience with large databases and clustered environments

    Desired, but not required Technical Skills:

  • Experience with Oracle 12c

  • RAC experience

  • Oracle Certified Professional designation

  • University or post-secondary education

    Soft Skills:

  • Strong spoken and written English language skills

  • Prior experience in a consulting environment dealing with Sev1 client calls

  • Participation in on-call rotation/off hours deployment

  • At least 3 years experience in 11g Oracle Experience including patching and upgrades

GIC- Halifax

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