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Oracle Cloud Database Administrator in Toronto, Canada

Cloud Database Administrator

Preferred Qualifications


The key

objective of this role is to support and operate database cloud services

for Oracle’s industry customers. This is an outstanding and unique

opportunity for an experienced Oracle DBA to join Oracle’s

industry-leading Cloud Foundation Services (CFS) global organization and

take your career to the next level. In this role you will gain new

skills and experience by training on and working with the latest and

most advanced cloud and database technologies. In addition you will gain

new skills and perspectives by practicing DevOps within Oracle.


Foundation Services offers a portfolio of services including the

Micro-Services Platform (MSP), Operations Stack (OST), Database as a

Service (DBaaS), and Software Delivery as a Service (SDaaS) pipeline to

support high margin, highly elastic, and highly available SaaS

applications running on Oracle’s next generation cloud Oracle Cloud

Infrastructure (OCI). OCI is a set of complementary cloud services that

enables customers to build and run a wide range of applications and

services in a highly available hosted environment in Oracle’s globally

distributed data centers. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure offers

high-performance compute capabilities (as physical hardware instances)

and storage capacity in a flexible overlay virtual network that is

securely accessible from customers on-premises network. For more

information visit

Cloud Foundation

Services provides mission-critical cloud services for the Oracle Global

Business Units (GBUs). The GBUs are dedicated vertical organizations

with deep domain industry expertise that provide best-of-breed

technologies to help solve the most complex business problems for

Oracle’s industry customers located around the world. The GBU industry

verticals include Retail, Hospitality, Food & Beverage,

Communications, Health Sciences, Financial Services, Construction &

Engineering, and Utilities business sectors, with each operating

mission-critical applications that require 24x7 support. For more

information visit


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide escalation support for database related issues

  • Alert and diagnostic monitoring

  • Work closely with Product Development teams and provide feedback to improve product quality

  • Develop administration automation and monitoring scripts as needed

  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures/documentation

  • Share knowledge with team members as needed

  • Attend weekly team meetings and participate in team building activities

  • Other duties, as assigned

  • Participate 24x7 on call support on a monthly rotating schedule for weekends in a Follow the Sun organization.


role includes variable work patterns and there will be a requirement

for flexibility of hours in order to support varying business

requirements. Start and end times will vary depending on business need.

We will consult with you should the need arise to change your work

pattern. In addition to weekdays, you may need to work weekend shifts /

overtime and an occasional Public Holiday, on a rotational basis.

Appropriate compensation is provided for this work.


  • Must be a motivated, team-player with the ability to work cross

functionally with a “can-do” and “do-it-right” attitude, a self-starter,

and constantly thinking of ways to improve the work.

  • Experience

with Oracle database 12c, 18c, 19c, RAC, ASM, Data Guard, Golden Gate,

and performance tuning with Enterprise Manager for monitoring and

administering mission critical databases.

  • Experience in Oracle SQL/PLSQL.

  • Experience with database backup and recovery.

  • Experience with database patching and upgrades.

  • Experience with Oracle’s Maximum Security Architecture is preferred.

  • Experience administering databases on Exadata is a strong plus.

  • Experience in any Unix shell script, Perl script, or Python. Experience with Ansible is a plus.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills to investigate errors and performance bottlenecks

  • 4 years of experience supporting relational databases as a DBA, with a

focus in Oracle and related tools, with strong sense of ownership,

urgency and drive.

  • Experience with an organization with a key 24x7 reliance on its databases is preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred.

  • Verifiable Oracle certifications in Oracle Database are required.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will assist in defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, debugging or designing of software applications or operating systems. Provide technical leadership to other software developers. Specify, design and implement modest changes to existing software architecture to meet changing needs.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.

Job: Product Development

Location: CA-CA,Canada-Toronto

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle