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Senior Database Administrator

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Kraków (małopolskie)

For our Partner, international company in Krakow, we are looking for a Senior Database Administrator.

Job description

Senior Database Administrator will be responsible for providing operational application database services to the organization and for designing and optimizing methods to store, analyze, utilize, and organize data associated with the applications portfolio.Owns, tracks and resolves database related incidents and requests.Exemplify the desired culture and philosophies of the organization.Fulfills requests and resolves incidents within SLAs.Reviews service related reports (database backups, maintenance, monitoring) on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established SLAs.Responding to investigate database related alerts and escalations and working with others within the organization to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems. For more information please contact Kinga Baran: kinga.baran[at]


  • Possibility to develop skills and gain new qualifications with the latest technologies.
  • Possibility to attend internal and external trainings.
  • International work environment.
  • The budget for this position is between 12 000 - 17 500 PLN and depends on the chosen form of the agreement (standard work agreement or B2B).
  • Relocation package (4500 PLN total value), paid in three installments (1500 PLN per month).
  • Extended medical care (over 80 medical facilities in Kraków) for you and your family.
  • Multisport Benefit card.
  • Home office option (up to 8 days, after adaptation period).
  • High standard facilities, kitchen or easy access to food-courts or restaurants.
  • Comfortable location, easy access by public transport, parking for bicycles.


  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in supporting application teams as a database administrator running Oracle versions 10g through 12c on single/RAC multi-node instance(s) using ASM/Flat File systems.
  • Working knowledge of ITIL Change Management, Problem Management, Incident Management etc. procedures using tools (Service Now, BMC Remedy) is a must.
  • Pro-actively evaluate evolving technologies and recommend solutions to business problems.
  • Expertise needed setting up, monitoring and troubleshooting Oracle Data Guard and Oracle Golden Gate.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues,blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc.
  • Master in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, leveraging appropriate monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Extensive experience with the latest Oracle performance monitoring tools and methods.
  • Expertise with physical and logical schema design and troubleshoot common issues.
  • Ability to detect and troubleshoot potential database related issues and constraints (CPU, memory, I/O, disk space, etc.).
  • Experience with data loading in Oracle from other non-RDBMS systems.
  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, Database commands, Clustering, Database mirroring, Replication.
  • Strong knowledge of how indexes work, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching.
  • How statistics work, how indexes are stored, how they can be created and managed effectively.
  • Knowledge of Oracle RDBMS patching, upgrading, applying CPUs, resolving patching conflicts etc.
  • Documentation skills for processes and procedures (creating Knowledge Transfer documents, run-books, topology etc.).

Additional requirements

  • Exemplify the desired culture and philosophies of the organization.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment that is fast-paced and demanding.
  • Must be self-directed, have excellent initiative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple demands with a sense of urgency, drive and energy. Work well under stress with the ability to deliver on time.
  • Ability to be on call production support on a rotation basis.