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Information Services
Lead Oracle DBA
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Resource 1 | Wood Dale, IL
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Job Description


Resource 1 is seeking a senior-level Lead Oracle DBA who will provide hands-on administration of the Oracle Database environment, as well as oversight and management of the Oracle DB and Middleware Admin teams. This role will be 75% hands-on technical and 25% lead/management. Excellent opportunity for an individual with prior Lead experience ready to take the next step.


  • Managing and leading Oracle DB and Middleware teams.
  • Administration of Enterprise Oracle DB environment including troubleshooting, installing, backups, recovery, security, replications, memory management, configurations, and tuning.
  • Monitor and support Oracle BI, OID, and Oracle Forms & Reports applications from an administration standpoint including the configuration of Database environment based on application changes.
  • Performs database modifications as required to support system enhancements, implementations, maintenance, and data recovery.
  • Analyzes system environment as it relates to database performance, Linux/Unix environment settings, and hardware configurations.
  • Monitors database integrity in a proactive manner with respect to hardware corruption, software malfunctions, and user error.
  • Support Oracle Enterprise Manager and Plugins. Versions 11, 12 & 13.
  • Manage backup and recovery with RMAN and media managers.


  • 7+ years working experience as an Oracle Database Administrator running on a Linux system. The individual should have a working knowledge of Oracle 10g or higher.
  • 3-5 years of prior Lead or management experience over an Oracle DB admin team within a mid to large enterprise environment.
  • Good knowledge of Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control.
  • Good knowledge of backup and recovery processes with RMAN and media managers.
  • The ability to communicate with all levels of personnel is essential.
  • Technical writing skills are required for database management documentation and procedures.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Resource 1

Resource 1 is a privately held National Consulting firm established in 1982 with Corporate Headquarters and Technology Center in Oak Brook, Illinois. Resource 1 provides services to Banking/Finance, Retail/Distribution, Manufacturing and Telecommunication segment customers. We are a nationwide IS Technology firm that provides consulting and programming services on Compaq (Tandem), Solaris/UNIX and other platforms. During our eighteen year history, Resource 1 has provided over 3.5 million hours of application development, database design and project management consulting services in the United States to major clients. To review our list of clients, please view our Clients page. Resource 1's commitment starts with our consultants and ends with our clients. By setting higher standards and expecting more of our consultants, we achieve greater results and set ourselves apart from the competition. Continued dedication to quality and the experience level of our consultants have resulted in greater reliability and value for our clients. By focusing on specific systems and their integration into the total enterprise information network, we are able to provide better solutions to our client's business and technology needs. This commitment combined with our guaranteed work through replacement policy has allowed Resource 1 growth through providing quality service to thousands of satisfied customers. Not the lowest cost but the highest quality provider. "We decided that it would be better for our clients if we explained our pricing strategy once, rather than apologize many times for our lack of quality and value." Continued dedication to employ the highest quality individuals. "We believe the time spent screening and reference checking our candidates is very important to us and valuable to our clients." Providing a full range of benefits. "We expect total commitment from our staff, and to get it, we believe we have to be totally committed to them." Ongoing development and training to enhance skills and knowledge. "We believe that the only thing worse than losing our people because we haven't trained them in the most current technology, is not training and keeping them."