Sr. Database Administrator (R1110346) in Bangalore, India at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/6/2020

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Job Description Summary

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Support Oracle Databases and interface closely with Senior Management to develop processes that support strategic plans and process improvement

• Ensure prompt resolution of IT issues (with regard to IT solutions, services, or processes) to prevent problem from recurring
• Identify opportunities to bring in new technologies to improve systems that help increase competitive advantage for business & technology
• Ensure proactive, timely communication between all parties, including prompt follow up as needed.
• Maintain awareness in developments in computer technology, industry tools and activities, which may require travel to other Quintiles offices or established training centers.
• Maintain excellent relationships with site staff, peers, senior management, clients, vendors, customers, and trading partners.
• Align process improvement procedures with business processes and Information Technology (IT) methodologies to identify business opportunities that leverage technology, reduce costs, and increase staff productivity.
• Perform other duties as required.

• Experience working on Oracle 10g, 11g & 12c
• Experience with SQL Server 2012, 2014, or 2016 will be good but not mandatory
• Excellent understanding of Database architecture to troubleshoot complex issues
• Skilled in Installation, Administration, Maintenance, and troubleshooting of Oracle Databases in UNIX & LINUX environment
• Proficient with maintaining databases running in ASM environment
• Strong knowledge of Data guard & Golden Gate
• Good understanding of tablespace & user management
• Extensive experience with RMAN backups & recovery
• Expertise in utilizing data pump for taking logical backups
• Clone database using RMAN backup, data pump, and hot backup
• Knowledge of different wait events in Oracle
• Working knowledge of Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) and be able to tune database & SQL
• Find, troubleshoot & resolve long running queries, blocks & dead locks.
• Experience with tuning the individual sql statements with hints and other means
• Ask right questions to the right set of people to debug issues
• Working knowledge of UNIX/LINUX commands required to function as a DBA
• Basic understanding of networking
• Basic understanding of change management, ticketing tools, and TSM
• Independently analyse, solve, and correct the issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
• Experience in a global, complex and highly virtualized IT environment
• Should be able to work in a high pressure situation with tight deadlines
• Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
• Strong technical, process and problem-solving proficiency
• Able to work in monthly rotating shifts to provide 24 X 7 support and be available to extend shift if needed.
• Eager to learn, adapt and perfect your work; you seek out help and put it to good use
• Works well in a team environment as well as have an ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1110346


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