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Sr Database Administrator - Oracle DBA

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Sr Database Administrator - Oracle DBA

Introduction to Medtronic GTC Bangalore

Medtronic is the global leader in medical technology, alleviating pain, restoring health an extending life for millions of people around the world. At Bangalore we manage a broad range of IT solutions for all regions US, EMEA and APAC. The Bangalore Global Technology Center (GTC) team consists of more than 350 IT professionals working in different technology portfolios namely SAP, Digital Business, Information Management Services, Infrastructure and Operations, Global Automation Factory and Testing Services. They all partner closely together with internal and external Medtronic customers all over the world. By implementing cutting edge technologies, we enable Medtronic’s constant growth and prove each day that IT is truly a value generator for our company.

A Day in the Life

We offer you a position where

·         What is the position about ? Sr. DBA is responsible for supporting and maintaining the Oracle databases across different environments and mentoring DBAs.

·         In what team would this position exist ? DBA Team composed of Oracle, SQL Server and DB2 teams.

·         What does the team do ? Database Support, Maintenance and Projects.

·         What are the day to day actions performed by the person playing this role ? Incident Management, Change Management, Problem Management, Monitoring and Delivering Projects.

·         Who are the teams/people the candidate will collaborate with to deliver his deliverables ? OS, Storage, Network and Applications Team.

·         Who are the stakeholders for this position ? Application team.


Responsibilities in the role

·         Develops Self

·         Collaborates With Others

·         Maintains Accountability

·         Models Ethical Behavior

·         Sets Challenging Goals

·         Enables Operational Excellence


Skills Required


  • Develop solutions to complex problems with ingenuity and innovation while ensuring solutions are consistent with organization objectives.
  • Represent organization as a prime contact on projects. Interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Formulate and enforce policies, standards and guidelines regarding databases and database management.
  • Provide coaching, training and work direction to other DBAs within the team.
  • Design and implement architectural solutions to promote a scalable, robust, and manageable environment.
  • Setup and Configuation of HA solution like Data Guard, RAC and Exadata.
  • Troubleshoot and tune database environment and define performance thresholds.
  • Work with business analysts and application developers to create and implement conceptual, logical and physical data models.
  • Review PL/SQL created by application developers and suggest best practices.
  • Provide technical guidance to database application development teams and assist with problem resolution.
  • Analyze data access, integration, and storage requirements for databases.
  • Define security and integrity rules.
  • Ensure that Medtronic's systems and the information on them are protected in accordance with Medtronic's Information Protection Policies and Standards, as well as best Information Protection practices.



Preferred (Optional) Skills

  • Vendor Certification (such as  Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) or Oracle Master)
  • Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards related to the Oracle RDBMS
  • Full knowledge of industry practices in the areas of database design and support
  • Experience with n-tier application and infrastructure architecture including storage area networks, virtual computing and backup management systems.
  • Data Modeling, relational modeling and physical database design
  • Technical writing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Communication skills consistent with constant customer contact and ability to understand customer requirements
  • Ability to relate database concepts to technical and non-technical peers and supervisors
  • Mentoring and collaboration skills
  • Practical knowledge RDBMS concepts and architecture
  • Experience with implementation and support of database name resolution solutions
  • Competent in O/S scripting and how the database interacts with O/S
  • Ability to develop standard procedures and practices relating to databases and database management
  • Ability to coordinate multiple resources to take medium to large projects to successful completion
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • Prioritization skills


What the role offers you at GTC Medtronic

§  What is the exposure on job and why is the candidate positioned to get that exposure?  Opportunity to work with platform architects and application team. All individual voices being heard and discussed.

§  What technical skills would the candidate get an opportunity to build on? Oracle Administration, Monitoring with both OEM and Apex and HA solutions including Exadata environment.

§  What business understanding will the candidate develop for the industry vertical ? SCM, R&D, Digital Business and Marketing.

§  What is the growth path offered to the candidate in the role ? Prin. DBA > Platform Architect> SME


Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.Help us shape the



Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 89,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries.

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.



  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE) or Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) or Master of Computer Application (MCA) from a reputed institute/university.

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