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Position Title: Oracle / SQL Database Administrator
Job Code: 394458
Job Location: Texas-El Paso

Prudential is seeking an experienced Oracle / SQL Database Administrator with a background in both Oracle (11g/12g) and MS SQL (2008/2012).


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Financial Services Architecture within the Enterprise Services and Financial Systems group
  • Working as part of an Oracle DBA team mainly based in the US
  • Supporting and partnering with business users in their use of Oracle Applications
  • Administer and maintain the performance of Oracle applications including installation, deployment, performance tuning, patching, cloning, backups, system administration and upgrades
  • Strong communication and analytical skills are required to work closely with business partners
  • Working US hours (2pm to 10pm GMT or as per coverage needs basis)
  • Possible participation in an on call rotation to provide 24x7 support


On occasion, candidate may be required to work some weekends.

Domestic and International travel may be required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent experience required
  • Experience with Oracle Enterprise or Redhat Linux (commands, bash/korn shell scripting)
  • Experience with Oracle12g database technologies (DB, RMAN, RAC)
  • Ideal to have the following experience also: Microsoft SQL 2012/2014, IBM UDB, Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.x
  • Solid knowledge of SQL Server (2008/2012)
  • In-depth knowledge of Oracle (11g/12)
  • Expert level proficiency with SQL Server and Oracle RDBMS installation/configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking/tuning, back-up/recovery and remote monitoring with hands-on experience on large and very dynamic environment
  • Experience with Oracle E-Business Applications release 11i and/or release 12, r12 or the specific release 12.2.5 or lower
  • Solid experience maintaining/enhancing/tuning Oracle applications
  • Ability to analyze and apply EBS patches, complete upgrades and database enhancements
  • At least 3 years of experience in enterprise applications support experience, working with relational databases
  • Experience with monitoring RMAN backups using Autosys and RAC
  • Experience in administering servers in multiple operating systems like Unix, Linux and Windows
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Ability to document and implement database administration architectures and operational procedures
  • Ability to work under stress and meet deadlines
  • Self starter; Able to accomplish objectives given general guidance without requiring detailed managerial oversight
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work individually or collaboratively with other team members
  • Self motivated with good problem solving and investigation skills
  • Ability to quickly absorb knowledge, document and cross train other team members
  • Motivation to recognize and implement process improvements
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Collaborator
  • Results oriented
  • Approachable
  • Ability to prioritize requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous or conflicting projects and tasks


The following would be an advantage

  • Oracle Enterprise Manager(11g/12) experience
  • Knowledge of Powershell scripting
  • Knowledge of Windows System Administration
  • Ability to work on concurrent programs and forms
  • Knowledge of the following administration would be strongly desirable:
    • RMAN and Shareplex
    • Oracle E-Business suite r12
      Oracle Portal
    • Oracle Business Intelligence
    • Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g or 12
    • Hyperion Essbase
    • Web Technologies including Weblogic and Microsoft IIS
  • Knowledge of ad hoc scripts using Perl, Korn Shell
  • Knowledge of SAN architecture and storage infrastructure
  • Experience with Source code management tools like PPM, PVCS
  • Experience with any of the following a plus: Middleware, Oracle Application Server (OAS), Apache, OC4J,Oracle BI, Oracle WebLogic Server
  • OCP certification

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential 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, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Financial Information Systems
Schedule: Full-time
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