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Oracle DBA (Oracle, SQL, Sybase)

Oracle DBA (Oracle, SQL, Sybase)

Oracle DBA (Oracle, SQL, Sybase) urgently required by Whitehall Resources for a 1 Year extendable contract for our client based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Please note, candidates that are already based in Saudi Arabia with Transferable IQAMA will be preferred.

Skills/Experience Required:

– Minimum 8 to 10 years of the experience

Academic Degree:

– B. E. / B.Tech./ MCA/ MSc.
– Other Graduates with Technical Certification is must

Technical Skills:

– Working Knowledge & experience is must
– Oracle 11 to latest version
– MS Windows: Windows Servers (2012 to 2019)

Technical Certifications:

– Oracle Certification
– MS SQL Certification

Other Skills (Process & Soft Skills)

– ITIL V3 Awareness / Foundation Certified
– Fluent in spoken & written English
– Arabic Language (spoken: as “Nice to Have” skill)
– Ability to communicate thoroughly through verbal and written mediums.
– Ability to observe, ask questions, listen actively, and give and accept feedback effectively.
– Organize and compile information from external and internal sources.
– Communicate effectively with both external and internal customers.
– Strong communications skills including the ability to communicate technical information in using non-technical language
– Take part in 24×7 on-call rotation
– Work out of hours evenings, nights, weekends, bank holidays at reasonable request to perform production changes

Roles & Responsibilities:

Oracle R&Rs:

– Provide day-to-day, hands-on technical support of Oracle based production and development systems, and new projects, running Oracle Applications on various platforms
– Work as part of a technical support team delivering a quality service to multiple clients using a variety of hardware and software products
– Oracle Server installs/upgrades/patching/maintenance
– Install, configuration and use of support tools such as Spotlight and Toad
– Plan and implement medium to high risk changes on high profile production Oracle systems
– Analyze and assess the impact and risk of low to medium risk changes on high profile production databases
– Resolve difficult/complex incidents affecting the operation/availability of high profile production databases and Oracle apps instances
– Install, configure, patch and maintain Oracle RDBMS software
– Install, configure, patch and maintain Oracle Applications software
– Install, configuration and use of support tools such as Spotlight and Toad
– Manage and support clustered databases
– Manage and support various database backup strategies such as RMAN
– Analyze system performance indicators and recommend improvement actions
– Perform major upgrades of Oracle Applications systems and associated products
– Monitor vendors’ release notes and plan necessary upgrades and patches as required
– Perform lead technical role in disaster recovery tests
– Create and review technical system recovery plans
– Assess/install/maintain third-party tools, such as Spotlight, Quest Tools
– Review the problem management register and identify and implement actions
– Make pro-active suggestions for service improvements
– UNIX Korn Shell Scripting

SQL R&R:

– Provide day-to-day, hands-on technical support of Oracle based production and development systems, and new projects, running Oracle Applications on various platforms
– Work as part of a technical support team delivering a quality service to multiple clients using a variety of hardware and software products
– Install, configuration and use of support tools such as Spotlight and Toad
– Plan and implement medium to high risk changes on high profile production SQL systems
– Analyze and assess the impact and risk of low to medium risk changes on high


All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.