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United Airlines Senior Database Administrator - Oracle in Gurgaon, India

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The United IT team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions that are brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics and digital solutions.


As a Senior Oracle Database Administrator, you’ll be responsible for activities and projects related to the design, development, implementation, and support of United's complex, highly-available, 24x7, Oracle databases. You will align with IT Infrastructure, Commercial, Operations verticals to deliver available, stable, and performant database services to achieve customer and business objectives.


  • Ensure detailed physical design of data structures and database compiles with enterprise standards, guidelines, procedures, and processes

  • Create physical database structures based on physical design for development, test, and production environments

  • Coordinate with systems engineers to configure servers for DBMS product installation and database creation

  • Provide on-call support for change and incident management as needed

  • Implement monitoring procedures to maximize availability and performance of the database, while meeting defined SLA's

  • Investigate, troubleshoot, and resolve database problems

  • Strong skills in database backup / recovery and security strategies

  • Strong experience in database performance and availability improvement measures based on metric analysis

  • Working with the various application teams on supporting and implementing application changes, database enhancements, and database production support, including incident, problem and change management

This position is offered on local terms and conditions within United’s wholly owned subsidiary United Airlines Business Services Pvt. Ltd. Expatriate assignments and sponsorship for employment visas, even on a time-limited visa status, will not be awarded.


  • BS (Preferably in Information Technology) and/or equivalent experience, education and/or training required


  • Oracle Certified Professional 11g or 12c



  • Oracle Database Administration 11g, 12c

  • Strong skills in Oracle RAC, ASM, Data Guard

  • Experience with troubleshooting PL/SQL and SQL tuning

  • Unix/Linux scripting


  • Experience with supporting mission critical databases

  • Experience supporting very large databases (10TB+)


  • MS SQL Server


  • 10+ years applicable experience in the design/administration/ support of Oracle RDBMS (11g and 12 c)

  • Oracle RAC, ASM, OEM, Data Guard, Unix/Linux

  • Knowledge of PL/SQL programming and SQL performance tuning

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL databases


  • Must be legally authorized to work in India for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Professional Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled