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Senior Oracle Database Administrator - 3DHV2 in Amherst, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 6/2/2018

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Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Amherst, NY
Sr. Database Administrator of Database Operations, provide on call production support on the Oracle Database Management Systems, including incidents, alerts monitoring and resolution, installation and configurations of Oracle and its various components, and enforcing the M&T Bank security standards and guidelines. Report daily to management about abnormalities and critical issues; provide root cause analysis and recommendations; work with infrastructure team, application team and/or other teams for problems resolution, follow escalation path if needed. Responsible for overseeing the installation, maintenance, and support for Oracle Database Management Systems. Works with infrastructure team to install and test new versions of or patches to the Oracle Database Management Systems. Keeps abreast of new database related technology and products. Participate in and contribute to the development of policies, procedures, methodologies, standards, and guidelines pertaining to database administration including, but not limited to, system startup and shutdown, database backup and recovery, data integrity, high availability, space management strategies, and security. Assists Team Lead in providing technical guidance, scheduling of internal projects, and alert management/resolution.
Key skills:
Oracle - Oracle 12.1 and 12.2, Data Guard, Fast Start Failover, OEM 13c, Oracle Patching, Roles and Privileges, RMAN, some RAC exposure.  
Unix knowledge - specifically Linux and Aix
excellent problem determination/resolution skills
excellent communications skills (both verbal and written)
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree and six years of Database Administration experience, or in lieu of education ten years of relevant experience.
Has expert knowledge of one or more database management systems.
Has strong knowledge of physical database design and performance monitoring tools.
Has strong knowledge of the operating system upon which the database is installed.
Has a general understanding of personal desktop computers.
Understands how to use Office Suite products for word processing and spreadsheets.
Very good business analysis skills and a detailed understanding of one or more subject areas of the bank.
Very good oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively present to the target audience.
Able to work effectively with client personnel in various organizational positions, It managers and staff.
Detail oriented, uses sound judgment and is self motivated.
Excellent analytical, project management and time management skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks in support of various assignments.
M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas.
M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.