Oracle DBA

Region Brussel

Datacenter/System Engineer - Oracle DBA

Your challenge

We are currently looking for a System Engineer - Oracle DBA for our Datacenter/SAW squad. This team is responsible for maintaining the on-premise systems infrastructure and supporting other teams to move their infrastructure to the cloud. Together with your colleagues, you will be responsible for the configuration, operational management and migration of the Oracle and MySQL environment.

How can you make a difference?  Together with your colleagues DBA’s, you're in daily charge of our on-premise Oracle and mySQL environment. You contribute in the configuration, support, monitoring and upgrading of our current and new database environments. You will also support other teams in moving their database to AWS. You have an Agile mindset, as a team member you contribute daily to the value this team delivers to its’ stakeholders. You dare to make technical decisions while taking into account all of the expectations and priorities. You are willing to learn and to evolve, and to achieve results together with the team.

Operational management, realising projects, support of Application Specialists in other teams, … it’s just a small part of your daily job.

You create and apply the correct procedures, document your work and your environment, and actively contribute in creating cross-functionality within your team, both by transferring your knowledge and experience to your colleagues as well as through learning from your colleagues.

Squad? The Datacenter/SAW squad is a mix of different profiles, gathered in one TEAM: DBA’s for Oracle, MySQL and MS SQL, Linux/Unix/Solaris system engineers, Windows system engineers, middleware engineers, DevOps, most of them with AWS certificates. Different projects, one goal, one mission!

Together with your colleagues, we expect you to evolve to become more cloud oriented, and support your colleagues in their migration to AWS.

Your key strengths

  • Must-have knowledge and experience: extensive experience with Oracle as a Database administrator in a large production environment. Experience with scripting (Unix shell), monitoring, and automation of database administration.

  • Nice to have knowledge and experience: it would be a great plus if you have already experience with MySQL, AWS, one or more Unix flavours, MS SQL.

You are eager to learn, and willing to evolve within our environment. Your scope is broader than just Oracle.

Continuous improvement and delivering high quality is part of your DNA.

You have an Agile mindset and have preferably already worked in a scrum/agile environment.

You easily explain and efficiently solve complex problems

You like to work in a cross-functional team, and you actively want to learn from your colleagues, even if it is not your own domain of expertise. You are a team player.

  • You are passionate about analyses and are a proactive and out-of-the-box thinker

  • Willing to sporadically take a trip to the Netherlands or Denmark for your job.

freelance agreement with a long-term commitment .