Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Leading uniquely at the intersection point of technology and social good, Blackbaud provides software, services, expertise, and data intelligence that empowers and connects people to advance the social good movement. We serve the entire social good community, which includes nonprofits, foundation, corporations, education institutions, and the individual change agents who support them. We work with over 40,000 organizations, helping them realize their goals, fund their missions, manage their operations, and develop long-lasting supporter relationships. Our customers are passionate about making the world a better place, and we’re inspired by the opportunity to help them.
Blackbaud, Inc. is seeking a Senior Oracle Database Administrator in Austin, TX.
Job Duties: Provide 24x7 database administration and support for all production Oracle and Vertica databases. Administer and maintain production and test databases ensuring high data application availability. Contribute to disaster recovery and business continuity plans. Conduct systematic performance tuning (i.e., database server performance tuning, database-related component tuning, and product-specific database request tuning). Assist in development, efficiency improvements and implementation of database policies and procedures for data security and integrity. Ensure efficiency improvements and changes to operations processes are implemented. Ability to work with and assist software application development groups to provide database setup, optimization, and modification support. Report to the Manager of IT Operations. Communicate information and issues clearly and succinctly with both technical and non-technical personnel. Self-manage work and complete systems and database related projects both independently and on a team.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent education and work experience) in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline AND 5 years of experience in Oracle database administration in the offered role, or as a Database Administrator or related occupation. Applicants must have experience in the following: High transactional (500 - 1,000 transactions/sec) Software-as-a-Service or web-support organization; IT Operations as opposed to IT Support or IT Engineering; Command line UNIX, UNIX scripting and Oracle PL/SQL (A hands-on test will be given during the interview process.); Utility-level programming in PERL; Able to work rotating 24X7 on-call schedule and flexible hours as required by business priorities; and Problem solving and optimization of design.
Why you’ll want to come work here:
- Competitive salary (commission/bonus based on type of role), 4 weeks paid time off, great benefits (medical, dental, vision, FSA), 401K match
- Gift matching, volunteer for vacation program, and endless community involvement opportunities
- Named to Forbes’ Fast Tech 25 and Fortune’s Change the World List; we are growing and offer incredible opportunity for advancement
- Tremendous company culture and office perks as well as a new cutting-edge new headquarters completed in 2018
Blackbaud is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.