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Database Administrator

Requisition ID:  235992

Requisition Posting End Date: 07/21/2021

Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Position Duties/Responsibilities

Working within a discipline, the Database Administrator will plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of information technology techniques, procedures and criteria in areas including infrastructure operations. This position will devise new approaches to problems encountered to provide solutions to the customer. The Database Administrator will help a discipline in the performance of complex and demanding assignments requiring initiative and independent judgment. This position will perform work that requires the application of a significant range of central principles in a variety of contexts.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Defines operating procedures and maintenance schedules and liaises with customers to assess and develop appropriate information technology solutions
  • Examines, diagnoses, designs, plans, executes, and evaluates work to time, cost, and quality targets
  • Perform database software installation /patch / upgrade to development, test, and production servers
  • Perform database instance and schema creation, migration, merge, reorganization, archive, restoration
  • Perform database instance backup and recovery as necessary
  • Perform database instance and schema security setup
  • Perform database and data tuning, capacity planning, change management
  • Perform database tool and technology evaluation
  • Exhibits thorough familiarity with available methods, procedures, tools, equipment, and standards associated with own area of specialization and makes correct choices from alternatives
  • Assist program developers with database design issues, use of functions, stored procedures, and packages
  • Configure distributed database services (replication and high availability) and maintain, monitor such services
  • Provide advice and guidance on technical matters
  • Be able to log Service Requests (SRs) with Oracle and Microsoft, apply patches and organize with developers, help analysts and users to verify a patch has corrected a problem without negative consequences
  • Perform coordination with a geographically disbursed team of Operations DBAs
  • Able to work non-standard shift to help other time-zones.


 Position Abilities 

Skill Group                                            Skill                                           Proficiency Level

Technical Automation Abilities      Microsoft Windows 2012/2019     Intermediate

Technical Automation Abilities      Oracle Linux 7                                            Intermediate

Technical Automation Abilities      Oracle RDBMS (12c/18c/19c Multitanent) Advanced

Technical Automation Abilities      MS SQL Server (2012,2014,2016,2019)     Advanced


Basic Qualifications

  • Recognized degree in Computer Science or Information Systems from an accredited college or university, or specified courses in general information technology or relevant information technology disciplines
  • 4+ years experience as an Oracle DBA and 2 or more years as an MS SQL Server DBA with Windows platform experience
  • Extensive experience with Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)


Additional Qualifications/ Abilities

  • Knowledge of various forms of database high availability options and replication
  • Knowledge with Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Neo4j
  • Knowledge of Azure Cloud help
  • Knowledge of projects or functions including engineering, procurement, construction, and other business applications
  • Knowledge of infrastructure systems architecture concepts, configurations, and standards
  • Skill in working with customers to realize their requirements and expectations by asking questions and attending
  • Able to work overtime to help activities as necessary
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities are required
  • Extensive work experience in information technology or relevant equivalent experience in other information systems and technology disciplines
  • Must demonstrate a systematic, disciplined, and logical approach to problem solving
  • Oracle certification preferred


Please note :

As per current pandemic conditions, this DBA position is on a work from home (WFH) basis.

Post pandemic, the position may require the candidate to physically work from office location. That decision will depend on the employer

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.