Oracle Database Administrator


June 05, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

MAXIMUS is an industry leader in the provisioning of products and services to support the delivery of government services in North America and internationally.

In Canada, MAXIMUS BC Health Insurance Inc. is responsible for the administration and delivery of two of the Province of British Columbia’s most important health care programs: The Medical Services Plan and PharmaCare. We are constantly looking at new technology, processes and methods of delivering services to the citizens of British Columbia.  Because of this, and given our expertise in program information management, claims processing, contact centre services, document processing and information technology, we are positioned for significant growth.

Join us here in Victoria, BC to experience the best in West Coast lifestyle. You will work in an environment that will challenge you and reward your achievements. Your down time can be spent exploring the beautiful West Coast – from culinary experiences to cultural events, and to outdoor challenges. We have it all! Located in beautiful Victoria, BC, in the heart of downtown, our location offers easy access to every amenity. 

We offer top market salaries, 100% employer paid benefits, and defined benefit pension plans.

Job Summary: 

Reports To: IT Infrastructure  and Operations Manager

Location: Victoria,  BC

Reference # ZC-201564

Primary Accountabilities:

Maximus BC Health, Inc. has an immediate need for an Oracle Database Administrator. The successful incumbent will work with the existing team to support Oracle RDBMS as well as middleware components and create new databases for specific projects. The initial focus will be on the databases with progressive growth into the Oracle middleware areas.

The Oracle Database Administrator works closely with all data centre professionals and the successful incumbent will be a member of the data center DBA team. Rotating on call support as part of the Oracle DBA team will be required.

The successful candidate will be a problem solver who can methodically analyze and resolve business challenges within budget, and is comfortable with peer and supervisory feedback. You must possess a desire to learn and adopt new processes for continual improvement and to keep abreast of new technologies. You must be a self-starter and be able to work with minimal supervision.

Education & Experience:

  • Preference for a Technical Diploma or Technical Certification from an accredited technical college or university.
  • Oracle database and middleware certification would be a benefit.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Desired Skills:

  • Oracle RDBMS/DBA Knowledge (/11g Required)
  • Oracle RAC /11g
  • Oracle GRID (OEM)
  • RMAN backup
  • Scripting ( Python, Perl, Shell)
  • Infrastructure Software (Installation/Configuration/Administration)
  • Oracle Weblogic Server administration
  • Oracle Application Server (Forms and Reports)


  • Linux
  • Solaris
  • Windows

Soft skills:

  • Team skills
  • Documentation Skills
  • Change Management Process/Experience

Nice to Have Skills:

  • NetApp Storage 
  • Oracle Service Bus
  • Oracle SOA/BPEL
  • Oracle Identity Suite
  • Oracle BI Publisher
  • Oracle Data Integrator
  • Active Data Guard
  • Oracle Connection Manager
  •  Training can be provided for Oracle middleware components
  • - ITIL (optional)
How To Apply: 

Please send your resume and quote job:  Oracle Database Administrator  to:

Cliff Tang, Principal
Zealots Consulting Inc. Executive Search
IT Recruitment Consulting & Leadership Development
"Part of Your Team"
Lynn Valley Town Centre
1199 Lynn Valley Road, Box 16133,  North Vancouver, BC  V7J 3S9
604-727-3141 (phone)
604-988-3152  (fax)