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Principal Database Administrator

Company: Micro Focus
Location: Plano
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

Principal Database AdministratorJob Description:

Principal Database Administrator

Who we are:

Micro Focus is one of the worlds largest enterprise software providers, delivering the mission-critical software that keeps the digital world running. We combine pragmatism, discipline, and customer-centric innovation to deliver trusted, proven solutions that customers need in order to succeed in todays rapidly evolving marketplace. Thats high tech without the drama.

About the Role:

The Principal Database Administrator manages our ever-growing farm of production databases and other technologies that are essential to the operation of Microfocus Corporation. Work closely with operations engineers and other application developers to ensure database integrity, availability, and performance.

The Principal Database Administrator will:

  • Configure and maintain Oracle, PostgreSQL, Vertica and MySQL database servers
  • Participate in the teams 24x7 on call rotation and provide occasional off-hours support when required
  • Should be hands-on supporting large-scale database running on AWS
  • Proactively identify areas for optimization and troubleshoot database performance issues
  • Work closely with Application Development team to ensure database changes adhere to best practices and are properly prioritized and scheduled.
  • Develop and optimize complex SQL and PLSQL code
  • Strong shell scripting knowledge, and python scripting
  • Manage database schema maintenance and migrations
  • Improve service availability and scalability through tuning, automation, tools, and process
  • Administer different technologies and tools like MongoDB, Postgres DB, AWS, MS Azure
  • Implement and maintain database backup and recovery, disaster recovery procedures

    Education and Experience Required:

    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
    • 8+ years of Oracle database administration experience
    • 5+ years of automation experience with Shell Scripting/Bash/Python

      Skills and Knowledge Required:

      • Oracle, PostgreSQL DBA skills, preferably in a Linux environment
      • Good knowledge of Oracle Data Guard, Oracle GoldenGate, RAC implementation and PostgreSQL active-passive cluster
      • Experience administering MongoDB, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
      • Solid experience with the linux operating system and command set
      • Use EM, Confio Ignite, Toad and other tools to identify areas for optimization
      • Ability to solve problems, make sound decisions and use good judgement
      • Good written and communication skills

        If you want to be part of what's next and find out more about our available opportunities, visit Micro Focus Careers.



        Job:EngineeringMicro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status

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