Oracle PeopleSoft Applications DBA

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POST DATE 8/25/2016
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Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford, CA
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Stanford University

Oracle PeopleSoft Applications DBA

Job Number: 71029

Reporting to the Technical Manager of Student & HR Systems in Stanford University IT (UIT), this position provides critical applications and database administration services and support of enterprise business systems for Stanford University. A successful candidate will have demonstrated experience with the installation and maintenance of stable production and development infrastructure.


Install, configure, upgrade, administer, monitor, and maintain operationally efficient web, application servers, and databases under minimal supervision.


Install, configure, and support relational database management systems (Oracle RDBMS, MySQL) and related software to resolve highly complex and/or unique issues without precedent and/or structure. Work on databases using more advanced database administration concepts such as advance security, dataguard, and replication.

Design, develop, and maintain highly-available databases.

Take responsibility for database design and performance optimization, backup and recovery strategies and implementation, as well as monitoring the overall health of the database environment.

Execute complete database solutions from evaluation to implementation.

Provide on-going system administration and technical infrastructure support.

Review the physical and logical design of databases for optimal database structures, performance tuning, security, and database backup/recovery. Plan and implement pro-active and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting, and capacity planning.

Evaluate and test marketplace tools and utilities, including system integration and automation, which enhance server functionality and promote the development of RDBMS applications.

Develop and maintain efficient and appropriate connectivity solutions between various campus databases to ensure necessary data is available as needed.

Create data flow and data lifecycle documentation.

Develop and enforce database standards and/or new development protocols.
* - Other duties may also be assigned

Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Hardworking, quick learner with can-do attitude.

Strong Oracle DBA skills supporting PeopleSoft with Oracle 11g and 12c. Solid experience in cloning databases.

Experienced with PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.53+: Application Designer, Data Mover, and Upgrade with Change Assistant and patch updates with PUM.

Experienced on Middleware technology with Tuxedo 11g and 12c, Apache, Tomcat and fusion middleware.

Oracle Apex administration.

UNIX Shell. WLST/Shell scripting, SQL scripting automation is highly preferred.

Demonstrated experience in the support requirements of large database applications/systems including performance analysis and tuning of high volume, transaction systems.

Knowledge of hierarchical database systems.

Extensive knowledge of systems platform.

Extensive knowledge and experience in the design and implementation of complex database architecture.

Extensive experience in programming environments.

Ability to develop a vision for future computing needs and to develop appropriate plans to meet these needs.

Ability to work well independently or as a team member.

Ability to maintain knowledge of new and current technology and trends.

Ability to collaborate with vendors and system service providers, provide administration for system solutions, and act as a liaison.

Extensive experience with database security protocol.
Desired Skills:

Highly technical in troubleshooting Weblogic, Apache, Tomcat, Server and Oracle logs.

Proven experience in Apache and Weblogic servers. SSL certificate management - PKI, CSR, keytool, key creation via openssl and weblogic keystore management

Setup and management of Oracle data guard. GC, MySQL and or MongoDB experience is a plus.

Skilled in installation/setup and management of highly available application clustered environment.

Cloud implementation experience is a plus.

Proven experience implementing highly secure application and server infrastructure.
Certifications and Licenses: None

Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.

Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.

Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.

Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Extended and weekend hours.

Some off hour work maybe required during work week.

Must be available for on-call work.

Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

We are not able to provide sponsorship or relocation for this position.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Thank you for your interest!

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Location: Business Affairs: Administrative Systems (IT)

Schedule: Full-time

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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.