Senior DBA

Albany, NY

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Senior DBA

This position is based in Albany, NY

Life at nfrastructure

At nfrastructure, we understand that our success results from our diverse workforce. In every nfrastructure office, you will find challenging projects and smart people with the potential to wow our customers. nfrastructure team members relish the freedom and support they receive to help our customers solve their most challenging problems and create the next generation of dynamic infrastructure solutions in an environment designed to foster collaboration, creativity, excitement and success. We are a high-growth, consistently profitable organization with world-class talent and the world’s most admired customers.

The area: Technical Staffing

At nfrastructure, we organize and change around our customers. nfrastructure’s Technical Staffing team embodies that pursuit.  We are devoted to helping our clients find relevant solutions that meet their changing needs and to consistently exceed their expectations.  In every customer location, you will find challenging projects and the opportunity to improve the way that they do business.  nfrastructure will continuously develop our services platform by hiring the most talented IT professionals to support our customers.  So if you are proactive, motivated, organized, responsible – and able to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, Technical Staffing may be the right place for you.

The role: Senior DBA   

Participate in the implementation of and technical support of the database environments (including data definition, installation, modification and maintenance)




  • Participate in the implementation of and technical support of the database environments for ancillary products associated with the Project
  • Participate in the development and execution of database cloning activities including environment-specific configuration management and reconciliation
  • Ensure that the Database Administration Managers are made aware of emerging issues dealing with any of the database environments associated with the Project
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and maintenance of detailed technical designs, and procedures for data modeling, capacity planning, performance analysis, tuning, monitoring, change control and database management in accordance with the existing systems standards as well as any other applicable standards.
  • Develop plans for proactive monitoring, diagnosing, and correcting database problems (i.e., data corruption, contention, incorrect indexes, CPU utilization, etc);
  • Participate in the development and implementation of backup, recovery and contingency/disaster planning;
  • Conduct knowledge transfer/mentoring sessions with Database Administration project staff and others as needed; provide documentation for all activities/tasks assigned including repeatable step by step procedures.




  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in database administration including a minimum of 5 years of experience utilizing Oracle relational databases, which encompasses installing, managing, upgrading and supporting relational databases in a complex PeopleSoft and enabling technologies environment and or equivalent training, experience.




  • Installing, upgrading and supporting Oracle database software and the associated Oracle Technology stack in a multi-tier environment including:
    • Demonstrated experience administering Oracle Database 11gR2 including at least 5 of the following components:
      • Real Application Clusters (RAC)
      • Automatic Storage Management (ASM)
      • Oracle Data Guard
      • RMAN
      • OEM Grid Control or OEM Cloud Control
      • Advanced Security Option
      • Database Vault
      • Advanced Compression
      • Database Firewall
      • Various Oracle management packs (candidate should specify management packs in which they are experienced)
      • Oracle Partitioning
  • Understanding of high availability and disaster recovery requirements and solutions.
  • Knowledge and experience with server and application sizing and capacity planning
  • Understanding and experience implementing database security procedures and best practices
  • Knowledge and experience with performance testing a complex, multi-tiered system
  • Knowledge and experience with performance tuning; recognizing root cause and recommending workable solutions
  • Automating routine DBA tasks
  • Knowledge and experience of PeopleSoft Data Masking requirements and routines
  • Ability to effectively work in a complex team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills


 About nfrastructure:

nfrastructure designs, builds and operates Internet of Everything (IoE) applications and infrastructure for the world’s most admired brands.

Combining proven methods and tools, world-class engineering talent, on-site technical service in every major North American market and tightly integrated low cost remote support, nfrastructure collaborates with customers to deliver sustainable disruptive value. With industry practices in public sector, financial services, retail, healthcare, technology, communications, public safety and energy, nfrastructure works with leading technology hardware and software vendors to provide comprehensive data center, network, security, unified communications, end-point, structured cabling, staffing and outsourcing solutions.

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