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Senior Oracle Database Engineer

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Posted: November 17, 2017

Job Description


Jack Henry & Associates is currently seeking a strong candidate to join the TechOps Data Services team as Senior Oracle Database Engineer.  In this high-level role, candidates will serve as the lead Oracle resource that works with both external and internal teams administering databases under their direct supervision as well as providing consultation, advice and assistance to other internal database administrators.  This group designs, develops, and supports both product support and operationally focused databases.   Jack Henry utilizes multiple database systems including but not limited too; SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL and Big Data technologies.

About the team:

This team consist of 3 database administrators that is part of TechOps Data Services comprised of over 29 members across several data disciplines.  We’re a dispersed team with members in multiple JHA locations including remote members. 

About the successful candidate:

We are seeking a hardworking, self-motivated individual who has strong technical aptitude and extensive database administration experience.  This is not just a database administrator position, but a high-level database engineer who is capable of developing, designing and supporting multiple databases, programs and understand how to interpret business requirements. 


  • Must have a minimum of 6 years of enterprise level Oracle database administration that includes troubleshooting Windows and Linux environments.
  • Oracle 12c /11g database experience required including functionality of RMAN, Data Guard and infrastructure technologies such as ASM, Advanced Security, Diagnostics and Tuning.
  • Extensive knowledge in Oracle supported OS administration with physical and virtual environments.


  • MCTS, MCITP, Oracle, PostgreSQL or equivalent certification.
  • Knowledge of Big Data or Postgres Technologies and use cases.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Enterprise Cloud Control and Weblogic configuration.
  • Experience with Oracle Golden Gate replication.
  • Knowledge with one of the following:
    • Postgres / PostgresXL
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Elastic Search
    • Big Data
    • NoSQL
    • MySQL


  • Maintains several database environments; applies updates, maintenance packs, patches, & fixes for all environments.
  • Prepares implementation plans for application upgrades and may coordinate rollout.
  • Designs database reporting infrastructure.
  • Monitors server performance and makes changes as needed. May design performance monitoring systems.
  • Mentors new DBA staff and provides training. 
  • Works closely with developers, support and QA teams to design and optimize all DB environments.
  • Prepares scripts to automate administration tasks.
  • Performs advanced database administration activities including; installation, configuration, monitoring, space management, database backup and recovery, and may design disaster recovery procedures.
  • Performs installation, configurations, and maintenance for clustered database servers.
  • Plans and performs database server upgrades and determines standards for server configuration.
  • Performs database reviews and provides input to database design.
  • Writes and reviews stored procedures and makes recommendations for optimization.
  • May assist less experienced peers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Jack Henry & Associates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

Females, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.