Sr Specialist-Database Administration

Support the core production Oracle databases which enable AT&T’s critical business systems in both data centers as well as supporting the SQA organization on Enterprise Releases testing, code performance troubleshooting and tuning. Create and maintain several databases on various types of operating systems, including  operating systems, including LINUX (RHEL 4/5.x), HP-UX 11.x, IBM AIX 5/6, Sun Solaris 8/9, and Windows Server 2008/2003/2000/NT. Provide support for AT&T’s production databases utilizing database software, including Oracle 11g/10g/9i/8i Enterprise Edition, Oracle RAC 9i/10g/11g, and Exadata. Support new projects and initiatives, release management and functional and performance testing. Install, upgrade and maintain Oracle Database Servers at current patch level. Perform database administrative tasks for new projects and scheduled maintenance activities. Work independently to perform database performance tuning analysis, capacity planning, database sizing and ongoing maintenance/patch to ensure maximum performance, utilizing database tools, including SQL*PLUS, TOAD, SQL* Navigator, Putty, OEM, RMAN, SQL* LOADER, Imp/Exp, and Data pump. Support SQA teams testing for Enterprise Releases. Address code performance and tuning. Set up monitoring on database performance and data integrity. Implement database backup and recovery processes. Create applications using programming languages, including SQL, PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripting. Collaborate closely with various IT teams on Application Development, Quality Assurance, Security and Operations to effectively support various business initiatives and projects.

REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Engineering and 5 years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or 5 years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in operating systems, including LINUX (RHEL 4/5.x), HP-UX 11.x, IBM AIX 5/6, Sun Solaris 8/9, and Windows Server 2008/2003/2000/NT; database software, including Oracle 11g/10g/9i/8i Enterprise Edition, Oracle RAC 9i/10g/11g, and Exadata; programming languages, including SQL, PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripting; and database tools, including SQL*PLUS, TOAD, SQL* Navigator, Putty, OEM, RMAN, SQL* LOADER, Imp/Exp, and Data pump.AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V *np*