Oracle DBA

Location: Boston, MA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced


CrunchTime! Information Systems ( is experiencing record growth and is looking for high-energy professionals who can enhance our organization and contribute to the evolution of our suite of world-class enterprise management products. If you possess the skills and the desire to be part of a team dedicated to industry leadership, we'd like to hear from you.

The Application Oracle Database Administrator will provide both operational and logical/application DBA support to both non-production and production Oracle database environments.


  • Configure and manage database maintenance, including backups, re-orgs., and any additional required maintenance stemming from proprietary application usage.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation as part of a Technical support team.
  • Represent database administration team in operational as well as project activities.
  • Viewed as the subject matter expert for the team on the proprietary application.
  • Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
  • Exercises judgement within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criterion for obtaining results. 

Required Skills  and Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ years as an Oracle DBA in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Expert in Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
  • DBA level knowledge of Unix fundamentals and shell scripting
  • Expert in Resource Monitoring (CPU, memory, I/O, RAC/ASM, etc) and using OEM.
  • Must have an understanding of AWR Reports
  • Performance Tuning; Diagnostic evaluation (ADDM, AWR, ASH)
  • Tuning (advisors, SQL tuning, indexing, partitions, etc.)
  • Oracle 11g Certification a big plus
  • Exadata experience is a plus


CrunchTime employees enjoy a competitive salary, depending on experience, plus access to a progressive benefits program which includes the following:

  • Health and dental insurance.
  • Vision plan.
  • Disability insurance.
  • Life and AD&D.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for dependent and medical care.
  • Generous Paid Time Off Plan
  • 401K Plan with employer match.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Educational assistance for approved courses.
  • Commuter benefits including parking reimbursement.
  • Catered lunch every Friday.
  • Bagels every Tuesday.
  • Frosty Fridays.
  • Generous Employee referral bonus.
  • Community volunteer program.
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