What you’ll be doing...

The Senior Oracle DBA is responsible for the day-to-day database management of Verizon’s MSS infrastructure. This infrastructure is used 24x7 to monitor and manage the cyber security of our customers. You will join a DBA team that stays on top of recent database administration developments. In this role, you will interact on a daily basis with other departments like development and the operational team.


• Provides technical and functional support for database monitoring, database installation, database configuration, database administration, troubleshooting techniques, performance tuning and application system updates.

• Works as a team member with senior technical staff on large, complex technical projects.

• Completes assigned technical projects on time (e.g., analysis, designing, development, implementation, testing, monitoring, maintenance, production support, documentation, etc.).

• Analyzes problems, develops and implements solutions.

• Resolves escalated complex issues within the established timeframes while providing quality customer service.

• Proactively monitors and controls all directives to ensure quality and efficiency.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Ability to obtain government clearance.
  • Ability to work occasional off hours as well as part of a 24x7 on-call rotation.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science / MIS field.
  • Oracle DBA administration and/or programming experience.
  • Knowledge of Oracle 11g/12c
  • Experience with Linux.
  • Experience with SQL and PL/SQL
  • Experience with Unix shell scripting.
  • Oracle Certified Professional preferred.
  • Experience with Oracle Streams.
  • Enterprise storage experience like NetApp.
  • Experience with Oracle Enterprise Grid Control 12c
  • Ability to follow strict procedures and be disciplined in installation, documentation, event handling, and change control.
  • Ability to adapt to changing goals based on customer demands and market conditions.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and have excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with internal and external users and customers.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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