Oracle Database Administrator

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-20

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

We are seeking an Oracle Database Administrator to join Upstream Database Service Division (UDSD) under EXPEC Computer Operations Department (ECOD).

UDSD provides and maintain Upstream structured & unstructured data repositories, application middle-tier and Information Management services. Develop infrastructure & security applications for Upstream. Implement Upstream data modeling, data security, data integration, data quality, data governance for enterprise data. Facilitate collaboration and provide consultation guidelines for business process management, and knowledge management services.

This is an excellent opportunity for the candidate to play an integral role in shaping the database & data services of Saudi Aramco Upstream business line.

Key Responsibilities

You are expected to be able to perform the following:
- Assess user requirements for new databases
- Design database architecture
- Perform regular backups of databases
- Perform partial and complete data recovery as required
- Monitor the database environment
- Maintain the database monitoring infrastructure
- Ensure database integrity
- Ensure high availability of the database environment
- Maintain and implement Disaster Recovery procedures
- Patch and Upgrade the database environment
- Conduct database consolidation and migration projects
- Evaluate new database technologies and deploy appropriate solutions
- Evaluate, customize and apply Corporate and industry database standards and procedures for: Security and Auditing
- Business Continuity, Backup and Recovery, Performance Analysis and Tuning
- Meet the continuing operational demands of the IR 4.0 environment
- Support projects and be the primary focal point for the Advanced Analytics environment
- Build and maintain data pipelines, productionize Oracle machine learning models, monitor and optimization analytical queries, and perform SQL performance tuning


Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate should hold bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent
- Minimum of 10 years' experience directly related to Oracle Database Administration
- Expert Database Administration knowledge to perform production administration for a scalable Oracle database
- Expertise in Oracle Real Application Cluster and Clusterware
- Expertise in Oracle Data Gurad
- Expertise in Oracle GoldenGate and SQL Data Import / Export tools
- Expertise in Performance Tuning
- Oracle Database Administration Certified Professional (OCP)
- Working knowledge of Oracle Linux Operating System
- Working knowledge of Oracle Advanced Analytics options (In Memory, Data Mining, Oracle Machine Learning for R and Python)
- Working knowledge of the Data Engineering and Data Science

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.

About the Company

Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.

Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.

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