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Sr. Database Administrator in Huntington Beach, CA at Nuvision Credit Union

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

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Job Description

Pay Range: $35.28 - $44.10/hour

Under the general leadership of the VP of IT, the Senior Database Administrator owns, represents and supports the interests of the credit union’s key databases. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, monitoring and tuning of credit union databases, this role will also engage and manage contracted vendors to provide this support. The Senior Database Administrator will also represent the IT department in its support of the corporate master data management initiative. This role will be responsible for providing technical recommendations, leading trouble shooting efforts inclusive of root cause analysis, and automation of operational processes that support the database environments. The Senior Database Administrator will be expected to serve in a project management/leadership capacity as it relates to the design and implementation of new processes and strategies with the credit union’s data warehouse. This role will make recommendations and provide regular updates to the VP of IT regarding any pertinent issues or projects relating to the database environments. Significant Oracle and SQL experience will be required for this role.


  • Manage all facets of the Oracle database system lifecycle; Identify and resolve database related issues, determining root cause; Health check monitoring of Oracle and SQL databases; Support production systems by performance tuning - optimizing databases for performance and scale; Oversee the coordination of patching cycles; Enforce database security policies and change management procedures; Design, develop and implement Oracle data warehouse instances for development and other test environments.
  • Serve as technical liaison between IT and the business units; Utilize project management skills to lead database support events and new initiatives; Communicate plans, status and issues to management. Provide DBA consultancy for ongoing projects.
  • Evolve the data warehouse environment within the credit union including better information delivery mechanisms, methodologies and architecture; Work with the Analytics department to support master data management practices.
  • Responsible for resolving database related service requests.
  • Other related duties as required.

Job Requirements


  • A minimum of 5 years or more years of experience with Oracle Database Administration, PL/SQL, Backup and Recovery, and Performance Tuning.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a data warehouse environment.
  • 3 or more years of project management or team lead experience.
  • Industry experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and upwards / Industry experience with Oracle version 11g and upwards including development and monitoring tools plus scripting languages is a must.
  • Experience working with Oracle database instances in a Linux Red Hat environment is preferred.
  • An understanding of financial services industry is preferred.
  • Must have strong experience with RAC Administration, Advanced Queuing, RMAN and OEM/Grid Control is preferred. Strong background in data warehouse concepts/strategies along with solid knowledge of Oracle DBA best practices (e.g., schema management, index optimization).
  • Required skills include scripting (Linux, Windows, Oracle, SQL server); SQL server and oracle patching and upgrading; Capacity monitoring and management; SQL and instance tuning for databases.
  • Must be an Oracle Database Certified Professional; Microsoft Certified Database Administrator and Project Management Certification are preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology, or Analytics or equivalent related experience is a must; Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Analytics is preferred.