Database Administrator – Oracle at Chevron – Philippines

Chevron is one of the world’s leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

Chevron Holdings Inc. (CHI) is a pioneer and leading multi-function Shared Services Center in the Philippines located in Makati City. With a workforce of more than 1,000, CHI delivers business services and solutions in areas such as finance, human resources, procurement, marketing support and information technology.

Job Details:

Job title:   Database Administrator – Oracle

Job ID:  CSSC40277

Location:    Makati, NCR (Manila), Philippines

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Database Administrator – Oracle located in Makati, Philippines through April 27, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Position Details:
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Installs, configures, performs tuning, monitors & backup of Oracle Databases.
  • Handles many DBA level tasks for Oracle like patch management, monitoring services and uptime.
  • Evaluates system alternatives, provides estimates for database solutions.
  • Delivers technical specifications, test plans, code & unit testing of technical solutions.
  • Ensures all deliverables adhere to Chevron technical standards.
  • Corrects defects found during functional, integration, performance, and user acceptance test cycles.
  • Ensures adherence to IT Service Management (ITSM) incident and change management processes for application delivery.
  • Implements database tables, views and stored procedures.
  • Analyzes queries for performance improvement opportunities.
  • Provides full support of systems for break-fix, install, move, add, change, and preventative maintenance activities.
  • Participates in weekly and monthly meeting calls with other teams/remote locations. Able to co-ordinate among the geographically distributed stakeholders like Business Analyst, Development Team, Quality Assurance Team and Project Manager.
  • Works with Systems and Business Analysts to gather detailed business requirements, identify preferred solutions, develop functional specifications with the support team, implement, and test new functionality.
  • Balance priorities to ensure both SLAs and project commitments are met.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree Holder.
  • At least 6 years of experience working in enterprise Oracle environment.
  • Experience in Oracle 9i, 10g and 11g is a must.
  • Installing and Patching Oracle Software.
  • Database object management.
  • Scheduling jobs for Space monitoring.
  • Hands-on experience in Oracle Enterprise Manager, DB cloning, commissioning, migrations.
  • SQL Performance tuning and Scheduling Daily Backups.
  • Expertise in Oracle Recovery Manger (RMAN) backup, recovery and Oracle Utilities like data pump
  • Excellent Communication Skills both oral & written.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS SQL DBA, SSIS and SSRS, Oracle 12C exposure is preferred.
  • Experience working in a global, multi-cultural IT Support Model environment.

Relocation Options:
Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:
Selected candidates will work in the Philippines under the local payroll system and benefits.

Application Method:

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