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Oracle Database Administrator - Specialist

A7405849

Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

Equifax is looking for an Oracle DBA who will design, create and maintain databases in a client/server environment. Works on more complex, larger and higher importance/impact databases and projects. Lead database development projects and advise management and users on new or optimal technologies or methods to frequently improve the functionality and/or efficiency of the organization's databases Will coach, train and mentor junior team members

What you will do

  • Database version upgrades

  • Patch testing and deployment

  • Proactive database capacity planning

  • Performance and scalability goals

  • High availability and disaster recovery goals

  • Data security and protection

  • Compliance initiatives (SOX, PCI, etc.)

  • Participate in production on-call Execute major database migrations as well as application migrations, with minimal system downtime

  • Ensure database standards are followed and implemented

  • Database health monitoring

  • Proactively monitor production database systems, analyze findings, formulate recommendations, and implement recommendations

  • Sprint Deployments - database modifications and/or data fixes written by developer team

  • Restore databases from backups to support data specific production investigations

  • Database and SQL Tuning

What experience you need

  • BS or Associate's Degree/Technical Certification or equivalent job experience required

  • 8+ years’ experience as an Postgres production and development DBA in a 24*7 environment

  • Experience in Oracle SQL and PL/SQL scripting and tuning

  • Experience with Linux (and Windows) required including Shell Scripting.

  • Knowledge of DB Tools/Utilities (e.g., PgAdmin)

  • 1+ years experience with Cloud technology: Preferred - GCP, AWS, or Azure

What could set you apart

  • Experience with Oracle SQL, PostgreSQL disaster recovery, failover, and rebuilding of database linux box

  • AWS / GCP managed Postgres experience

  • Experience migrating from a local-install Postgres into a cloud managed postgres

  • Experience with very large databases, both in terms of Record count and Schema size

  • Experience with Google Spanner

  • Experience with tools like Datadog and DPA

  • Google Cloud Certifications

  • Ability to plan work to meet project deadlines, accommodate demands by users, set priorities, organize information and escalate issues appropriately

  • Ability to participate in multiple projects concurrently.  Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation), customer service-oriented, strong problem solving skills, and the ability to understand new technologies quickly are essential

We offer a hybrid work setting, comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, attractive paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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