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Oracle Database Administrator

Global Payments

Global Payments

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Software Engineering, IT
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Every day, Global Payments makes it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions for credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services. Our worldwide team helps over 3 million companies, more than 1,300 financial institutions and over 600 million cardholders grow with confidence and achieve amazing results. We are driven by our passion for success and we are proud to deliver best-in-class payment technology and software solutions. Join our dynamic team and make your mark on the payments technology landscape of tomorrow.


We are looking for a driven, hands-on technologist who is deeply passionate about providing highly-available, secure, efficient data access for our customers. We are the global leader in Invoice Automation, and we deploy and manage our multi-tenant, cloud-based solution in multiple locations around the globe. This position will optimize and grow the foundation we’ve built within the Oracle DBMS. As a DBA, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining both on-premise and cloud-based Oracle Database deployments while also partnering w/ the Engineering and Services teams to optimize queries and resource consumption.


  • Provide the highest technical expertise for our Oracle databases running critical customer facing cloud/on-premises Enterprise product

  • Deploy, configure and manage the Oracle DBMS

  • Provide administrative functions (updates, maintenance, performance tuning/optimization, governance, troubleshooting, etc.) for our Oracle Databases

  • Utilize existing or new technology to assist in the automation of processes to monitor and diagnose system health, drive triage and making sure operations are running without issue

  • Partner with Engineering, Services and Support on query optimization(s) and providing any needed support with day to day activities.

  • Can take initiatives, lead technical teams, participate in technical designs, data flow layouts, capacity planning and disaster recovery of our databases

  • Can code to automate jobs using shell. Comfortable reviewing AWR reports and recommending areas of improvement of our solution + data model

  • Automate the consumption and deployment of Oracle critical patch updates

  • Provide required on-call support for database deployments and 24/7 Operational support

  • Engage and work with Oracle support as needed


  • 7+ years of experience on Oracle DB, including database design and implementation, administration of multiple instances of an Oracle 11g , 12c and 19c database with exposure to multi-tenant architecture, RAC, Data Guard, Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) and data modeling experience

  • Experience with Rman backup and restore in 12c and 19c multitenant architecture

  • Experience with high availability, standby, backup and recovery, large database management, compression and partitioning

  • Experience with patching and upgrading Oracle Databases to 19c

  • 4+ years of experience with other DB’s

  • Deep knowledge of database concepts, performance tuning, proactive monitoring, and problem solving and analyzing traces using various tools

  • 5+ years of PL/SQL best practices

  • 2+ years observability (logging, alerting, dashboard, APM) tools such as Datadog, NewRelic, Splunk

  • 4+ years with Linux\bash

  • Experience with Bitbucket/Gitlab, Jira, Confluence

  • Must be willing to work west coast time (PST)

  • AWS experience is a big plus

Global Payments Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Global Payments provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

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