Sr. Oracle Applications DBA

$140,000 - $160,000 yearly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:132685

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Job Description

The Senior Oracle Applications Database Administrator (DBA) plays a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation and performance of Oracle E-business Suite 12i instances and other critical Oracle systems. The Senior Oracle Applications DBA will contribute to infrastructure lifecycle management, engage in administrative activities and actively participate in the migration of workloads to cloud platforms, including private/public, Oracle, Azure and AWS clouds. 


Senior Oracle Applications DBA Responsibilities: 

  • Install, patch, upgrade, configure, tune and maintain Oracle E-business Suite 12i and 11g/12c/19c Oracle databases 

  • Collaborate with system and network administrators, participating in hardware, software, and data utilization analysis for maximum efficiency 

  • Contribute to the design, implementation and testing of disaster recovery procedures 

  • Provide DBA support for custom application development efforts 

  • Offer 24x7 Level 2 support for the Production environment, including high-volume business-critical applications 

  • Utilize automation tools like Ansible for Oracle maintenance activities such as backup/recovery, cloning and patching 

  • Write UNIX shell scripts, perform cloning of 12i environments and manage Oracle ASM/RAC databases 

  • Proactively identify and address performance issues in Oracle E-business 12i application, databases and PL/SQL code 

  • Analyze performance problems in the application, concurrent manager and database tiers of E-Business Suite installations 

  • Ensure security of the 12i system and conduct periodic security audits 

  • Document DBA processes and prepare documentation for new and modified systems, environments, hardware, software, or databases 

  • Contribute to Oracle database upgrades from 11g/12c to 19c and participate in cloud "lift and shift" projects 

  • Participate in on-call rotation to provide 24x7 support 

  • Perform other tasks and functions as requested  

Senior Oracle Applications DBA Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, or equivalent 

  • Minimum of 10 years of IT experience, with expertise in Oracle E-business 12i administration, UNIX, PL/SQL coding and Oracle database administration 

  • Expertise writing UNIX shell scripts. Clones 12i environments. Establishes and maintains Oracle ASM/RAC databases 

  • Experience with Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle Data Guard and DevOps tools like Ansible 

  • Proficiency in administering Oracle EBS Financials, Supply Chain, HR/Payroll applications and OBIEE 

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills 

  • Willingness to work weekends, nights and holidays as required 

  • Experience with Oracle OBIEE, Demantra, Oracle WebLogic and Informatica 

  • Knowledge of Oracle OID/OAM (SSO) and SSL configuration 

  • Familiarity with Oracle E-business Suite 12.2 

  • SQL Server 2019 database administration experience 

  • Experience in SAS Grid administration and SAS Visual Analytics administration 


If this role interests you, please apply today. 


Thank you, 

Kelsey Gonzalez  

Team Lead 

LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.