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Database Engineer in Rancho Cordova, CA at NEC America

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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Job Description

Summary -

Analyzes, designs and plans Oracle Databases required for various applications that form a part of integrated software solutions used in local, networked, or Internet-related application suites. Work with complex data models and vastly varying sizes of Databases.

Works with solution engineering and development teams in understanding the nature and size of the Database application.  Sizes, plans, configures and tunes the necessary storage requirements and the databases.  Configures, installs and maintains various Development and Test Database instances.  Downloads, applies and tests Oracle software patches and recommends necessary Upgrades.  Analyzes, troubleshoots and works with vendors (oracle) to create SRs, follows up to get the necessary patches for issues.  Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

20% Installation, Configuration, Administration.

30%  Scripts Preparation, Verification and Installation testing.

20% Product architecture.

20% Documentation, training and support.

10% Requirement capture and analysis.

Prerequisites -


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.

Required experience

  •  4 to 6 years of experience in Database design, setup, configuration and administration/maintenance.
  • “Hands on support” for mission critical Oracle RAC databases in production.
  • Proficiency in Oracle 11g (Enterprise and Standard Editions), RAC, ASM, DB Creation, RMAN and NetVault Backup Configurations.
  • Experience in working in Production Environments, handling downtimes to apply patches.
  • Proven experience in performance tuning large scale enterprise database applications with high transactional volume
  • Experience with multiple Operating Systems (Linux, Windows)
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Shell, Perl.
  • Experience in scheduling AWR, ADDM and identifying database performance bottlenecks.
  •  In-depth knowledge of various Oracle objects and DB health monitoring utilities.
  • Experience in developing and scheduling various data cleansing and metrics collection jobs.
  • Strong technical documentation ability
  •  Strong verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively in team-based development projects

Preferred Experience

  • Knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL programming.
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server for release management and defect tracking.
  • Experience with SQL Developer, SQL Plus, Toad and/or other Oracle application tools.


 OCP certifications are a plus.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills –

Language Skills:

Well spoken and written communication in English.

Mathematical Skills:

College level skill is required.

Reasoning Skills:

Very good reasoning, problem solving, and innovation skills required.

Computer/Tech. Skills:

Knowledge and ability to use standard software required, specifically Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access, etc.).

Work Environment and Physical Demands -

General Work Environment:

Office Setting


Low noise level.


Regularly required to site, occasional standing.  Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25lbs.


Prolonged periods of computer work on an LCD monitor required.


Moderate stress level.


Occasional travel to 10%

Supervisory Responsibility, if any:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit

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