Watson Health - Oracle Database Administrator- Truven
Ann Arbor , Michigan
November 19, 2017
The Database Engineer/Administrator is responsible for performing all database administration tasks as assigned to assure the availability, performance, integrity, and security of databases for large scale Data Warehouse / Decision Support Systems. Duties include database support, research, process automation, documentation, database upgrades, backup/recovery, DR testing.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call support and planned downtime maintenance activities.
  • Work closely with Truven DBA and data warehouse team (e.g., project lead, data modelers, technical team, ETL developers) to deliver project milestones.
  • Ensure compliance with all technical specifications.
  • Ensure that department documentation is up-to-date and accurate.
  • Provide front-line database support for customer-facing applications and databases.
  • Assure the availability and performance of the various database environments.
  • Participate in disaster recovery exercise planning and execution.
  • Responsible for problem escalation to Oracle Support and third parties, as necessary.
  • Communicate with the customer through formal correspondence.
  • Participate in DBA peer review sessions with other team members.
  • Diagnose and solve complex problems including non-functional problems such as performance issues by identifying workarounds, and driving resolution /the problem.
  • Must be able to multi-task, prioritize, and work with multiple development and operations teams simultaneously.


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