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Oracle Senior Database Administrator -IT in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Building off our Cloud momentum, Oracle has formed a new organization - Oracle Health & AI. This team will focus on product development and product strategy for Oracle Health, while building out a complete platform supporting modernized, automated healthcare. This is a net new line of business, constructed with an entrepreneurial spirit that promotes an energetic and creative environment. We are unencumbered and will need your contribution to make it a world class engineering center with the focus on excellence.

As a Database Administrator IC3, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining, and/or supporting business-critical database technologies and cloud databases to provide structurally sound and secure data throughout solutions. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Perform intermediate-level database tuning, performance monitoring, and capacity management.

  • Triage and troubleshoot database alerts and issues, identify root cause, and implement corrective action.

  • Perform intermediate-level query tuning, and triage and fix performance tuning software issues.

  • Set up and maintain database backups.

  • Monitor and maintain database replication.

  • Apply database software updates and stand-alone hotfixes to client environments.

  • Communicate with 3rd party software or hardware manufacturers as needed to ensure optimal configuration and support.

  • Develop standardized work plans, documentation, processes, and automation.


Provide Development and/or Production support. This includes creating primary database storage structures, designing and creating primary objects, modifying database structure as necessary for enhancements or performance, creating documentation, designing interfaces, database objects, and creating plans. Monitor and optimize performance of the database, plan for backup and recovery of the database, and allocate system storage and plan future storage needs. Create database-related scripts and programs to support development and production environments. Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend, and plan implementation of new or improved RDBMS, ETL and database tools.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated location(s)

California Pay Range: from $41.97 to $81.73 per hour; from $87,300 to $170,000 per annum. May be eligible for equity.

Colorado Pay Range: from $39.66 to $73.56 per hour; from $82,500 to $153,000 per annum. May be eligible for equity.

New York City Pay Range: from $39.66 to $77.64 per hour; from $82,500 to $161,500 per annum. May be eligible for equity.

Washington Pay Range: from $44.33 to $77.64 per hour; from $92,200 to $161,500 per annum. May be eligible for equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience and market conditions, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Flexible paid time off (unlimited or accrued vacation and sick leave)

  9. Paid parental leave

  10. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  11. Adoption assistance

  12. Financial planning and group legal

  13. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you would like accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know at +1.888.404.2494, Option 1.


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer