Oracle (& Progress) DBA

Cloud Technology, Engineering & Service Desk
Professional, Freelancer

Do you have a keen interest and strong knowledge of Oracle database environments? Do you want to further deepen and specialize in this technology? In addition, do you have knowledge and/or sufficient interest to work with Progress database? Are you willing to make the necessary efforts to obtain the necessary knowledge in this? Then Cegeka has a challenge for you! We are looking for a collaborator who can take up this database management role. Cegeka is supporting database solutions for customers in an on premise model in our own data centers or remotely, but also increasingly within the public cloud (Azure, OCI, …). Thorough knowledge in this field is an added bonus. #LI-YS1

  • Oracle Database Administrator: (mandatory)
  • - You are responsible for the installations, upgrades and configurations of the Oracle database environments in order to successfully set up and manage the IT environment of the internal/external customer.
  • - You know most of the features of the latest database versions and can work with them according to the customer's requirements. 
  • - On the basis of a rotation, you are responsible for the permanence and service to the end users to guarantee the agreed service levels. Sporadic work outside the traditional office hours is part of this.
  • - In a proactive and critical way you examine the IT-environment of the internal/external customers and you formulate the necessary improvement proposals. These can be in the domain of infrastructure improvements, as well as in the capacity to recommend code and application changes.
  • - You ensure up to date procedures and draw configurations in order to give the other engineers the necessary tools to guarantee the stability of the environment.
  • - You provide support for incidents with end users of the internal/external customer in order to limit or avoid interruption of the work.
  • - You have a drive to continuously learn, maximize your technical skills and apply them optimally within the organization.
  • Role as Progress Database Administrator: (acquired knowledge or sufficient interest to learn it)
  • - As a DBA, you are responsible for the smooth operation and life cycle management of the client's Progress environment. You will monitor the SLAs and help provide standby for the 24x7 watch on a rotating basis.
  • - With regard to Progress, you also make the necessary proposals to improve the customer environment. You are willing to go deep into the environment, perform analysis and script and document customization.
  • - Depending on the level of knowledge, you will receive additional training to be able to perform the above tasks with support from colleagues.

What you need to succeed:

  • Oracle 19c with proven knowledge around RMAN backup/recovery, ASM, Dataguard, RAC, ...
  • Experience with Oracle Multitenant Architecture.
  • Hands on experience with database patching, migration and upgrade projects.
  • Provide performance tuning advice based on in-depth analysis.
  • Progress OpenEdge 11 or higher.
  • Manage backup and recovery and maintain after image .
  • Hands on experience with database patching, migration and upgrade projects.
  • Scripting and documenting experience.
  • Optional knowledge in Azure & OCI: (nice to have)
  • Experience in setting up and managing environments in OCI are an important asset. The gradual expansion of our customer base in this domain provides additional opportunities to leverage this specialization. 
  • Softskills: Beyond all the technical baggage, you will be working in a team of about 30 people where complementarity and collegiality are important. You should be able to think problem-solving, be analytical, communicative, customer-oriented & stress-resistant.

What are we offering:

  • You will join a Top Employer.
  • You will become part of a strong and solid growth company and work on a wide range of projects by using state-of-the-art applications & technology.
  • You end up in a growth division where the market potential is enormous.
  • Intensive teamwork in an open and dynamic atmosphere where fresh new ideas and initiatives can be started.
  • Tailor-made guidance, where you indicate where your interests lie and we look together how we can help you develop further.
  • Knowledge sharing is central. We offer many initiatives for this: innovation centers, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training.
  • In addition to the gross salary, a premium (electrical) company car with fuel card / charge card or mobility budget, luncheon vouchers, interesting group and hospitalization insurance, mobile phone subscription, flat-rate expenses allowance and a powerful laptop, we offer flexible working hours and a nice work / life balance.Create your own compensation package thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.

Aspire to more: our promise to you!

At Cegeka you get all the opportunities you need to develop further as a professional. Together we discover what you really want to do for our clients and colleagues. We would like to invite you to grow with us. In an unprecedented variety of challenging and meaningful IT projects. Make your mark on projects with interesting customers where we can make the difference. Aspire to more!

We are always working together here. Intensively, with lots of fun and commitment. It is a culture driven by family values: full of trust, people-oriented, open, loyal and respectful. We offer a lot of freedom and responsibility. We want you to be part of the next phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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