Database Administrator (Oracle)

Location: Vadodara

We are a market leading independent retail & business systems integrator & managed service provider, based in Abingdon & Baroda.  We focus on nurturing a common positive culture across both of our offices. In work, our core values drive everything that we do. You will be trusted to deliver your role, and you will understand how your contribution impacts the success of PMC. We will ensure that you are equipped to deliver an outstanding service for our customers. Your opinions count, and you have a voice.

The Role

The Database Administrator (DBA) will be based in our PMC India Office in Vadodara, task managed and supervised by the Database Service Manager. You will be responsible for carrying out maintenance & support of multiple enterprises, mission-critical SQL Server and Oracle databases (70/30 split respectively). Resolution of incidents & problems, root cause analysis (RCA) leading to recommending and performing change activities concerning the databases and interfaced applications. You will be expected to perform, as required, various ad hoc database project activities.

The role extends to defining and operating scheduled housekeeping activities, defining, recommending, and implementing monitoring and alerting processes. Supporting solution architects and developers on test, UAT and production environments. This DBA will participate in a 24/7 OOH schedule including bank holidays – as the team grows this will then move to an on the desk 24/7 & BHs as a standard shift pattern.

Your passion for delivering a high degree of customer service, technical expertise, diligence, and timeliness is vital. As a DBA, you will need to be articulate, advocating accurate and comprehensive solutions to system problems & requirements. You will work as part of a small team of off-shore DBAs to implement effective 24/7 support, monitoring & alerting services utilising our PMC India Office in Vadodara.

Requirements

  • MCDBA (Microsoft Certified DBA) or OCP (Oracle Certified Professional DBA) on Oracle 10g or above.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent.
  • ITIL V3 ® Foundation Certification or higher
  • Good working knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • Previous experience and knowledge of cloud technologies i.e.,
  • WS or Azure
  • Proven experience of backup/recovery solutions and experience of High Availability Clusters and Standby Databases
  • Experience of SSRS and SSIS (SQL Server Reporting Services and Initiation Services)
  • In depth industry experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and upwards and Oracle version 10 and upwards including development and monitoring tools
  • Experience working in a critical 24x7 database environment
  • Solid performance tuning skills and ability to diagnose problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Patching and upgrading of both SQL Server & Oracle.
  • Possess strong technical oriented skills.

Why Should You Apply? 

  • You will get exposure to interacting with our UK-based customers and gain good understandings of IT support framework and processes.
  • We offer a competitive salary, excellent career opportunities and a range of employee benefits to those who join us on a permanent basis.
  • Our teams work hard, so we also know that it’s important to have some fun, and our social committees in both offices organize regular events for our teams and our families
  • At PMC, we also recognize that for our employees their job is only part of the bigger role we play in the lives of those who we care for, and who care for us. Family first will always be at the heart of PMC and is key to doing the right thing.

 Life @ PMC

We are supportive and approachable. We have zero room for discrimination and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Being a part of PMC, you have an opportunity to really add value and make this role your own. With our continuous learning and collaborative actions, we believe in taking ownership and going the extra mile to deliver.

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To apply please e-mail your CV and brief covering letter to india.recruitment@pmcretail.com