Senior Oracle DBA

Lafayette, LA

Senior Oracle DBA

Category: Database Administration

Main location: United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

Position ID: J0124-0953

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

The ideal candidate is self-sufficient and intrinsically motivated to solve progressively challenging business and technical challenges. They solve problems diligently and thoroughly and desire to go above and beyond to help the team succeed. This candidate is a team player, who is quick to share credit, and prioritizes team success and wins over individual accomplishments. This candidate willingly aligns their work with the team’s goals and values. They are confident in their abilities and can contribute their ideas and skills openly and constructively.

They ask good questions, listen to what others are saying, and stay engaged in conversations intently. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in Database Administration including Cloud and On-Premises installations as well as leveraging automation to apply best practices within the SDLC lifecycle. We are looking for a senior DBA who “has been there and done that.” They are continuous learners and should also be comfortable sharing knowledge with other members on the team. This candidate is able to seek out answers to questions they may have and also knows when to ask for assistance.

The ideal candidate will work with an established team of developers, application engineers, and other DBAs managing a complex solution supporting a large enterprise application development team. The candidate should have experience installing, configuring, administering and monitoring Oracle Enterprise Edition (19c or later), and working in an environment that supports at least 10 Oracle databases for multi-user applications hosted on Linux. The role requires working with toolsets for backup and restore, monitoring, and both logical and physical data replication, as well as applying Oracle patches in a test and development environment.

This role must be located in one of the following locations: Lafayette, LA, Belton, TX, Lebanon, VA and Knoxville, TN.

• Scheduled night/weekend on-call work needed for configurations and troubleshooting during outage windows.

• Install and configure Oracle Enterprise Edition 19c and higher, as released

• Create new databases, adhering to naming conventions and established standards

• Maintain database baseline configuration documentation, including security controls, profiles, role, etc.

• Monitor databases for performance issues and notify application administrators in the event of degradation or unavailability

• Tune database parameters and SQL as needed using Oracle tools, profiles, indexes, etc

• Provision database users with approved access requests

• Monitor both logical and physical replication to reporting and standby databases

• Verify backups and regularly test restore capability

• Respond to audit requests for database documentation and configuration

• Monitor security posture of the database and recommend changes to resolve issues/vulnerabilities

• Perform data exports and imports as needed to support database users (application administrators)

• Create/maintain shell scripts to support the tasks above and/or automate administrative tasks

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• 4-year degree in Computer Science or a similar field

• 10+ years IT Industry Experience

• 8+ years in managing Oracle Databases including licensing, right-sizi

• Experience with Linux

• Desire and ability to work within a team environment of DevOps Engineers, Developers and DBAs

• Willingness and desire to share knowledge and help teammates

• Experience migrating Oracle databases to a Cloud environment, such as AWS or Azure

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required


• PostgreSQL experience

Due to the nature of the government contracts this position requires US Citizenship.


At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $86,000 - $190,100.





  • Azure DevOps

  • Continuous Integration

  • DevOps

  • Jenkins

  • Oracle

  • Pair Programming

  • Release Management

  • Amazon Relational Database Svc

  • Kubernetes

  • Oracle SQL Developer

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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