Database Administrator

Getronics Brussels

Full time |  Permanent  |  Fresher  |  Salary type not mentioned Salary not mentioned  |  1 Jobs  | English,French

Job Description


Your challenge

Overall purpose

The main task of the DBA will be managing the EMC, Oracle and Linux systems/applications that form the technology basis of our customer's Content Management System; the successful candidate will also take part in the normal tasks performed by the team (storage management, database management, backup routines ...).

Functions and duties

Maintain/grow current Linux installation

Our Customer (European Institution) currently has a small base of Linux systems for Oracle databases and other specific applications. The DBA shall ensure that these servers are installed and managed according to industry and EU Commission standards, that they are available according to the relevant SLA, and always up-to-date with respect to security patches. The LSS shall take care of all housekeeping activities such as backups, automating installations, health checks, performance checks, and monitoring.

Enlarge the Linux server base to host a Documentum installation

In 2015, our Customer will be implementing the Documentum software suite which will be used for our Customer's next document management platform. This suite of applications will be running on a much larger number of virtualized Linux servers. The DBA shall participate in building the environments (test, acceptance and production), and setting up the systems in accordance to the availability requirements. It is the responsibility of the DBA to properly document the installation and maintenance procedures. A key part of the DBA job will be the maintenance of the necessary cross-system configuration items necessary for the upkeep of the OCM.

Maintain specific applications

The DBA should also be able to maintain a number of other business applications used. This responsibility is expected to increase over time as the candidate acquires the necessary knowledge. Some of the applications will be Linux based but the majority of the system administration tools will be Windows based.

ColdFusion support

The candidate shall also have knowledge and experience in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of ColdFusion development environment for the support of legacy applications. This responsibility requires a good understanding of the customer's applications requirements.

Oracle DBA

In addition to the above, the candidate shall be responsible for the maintenance of the Oracle databases. This includes performing the daily monitoring and management tasks for the Oracle databases and responding to requests from the business and support the developers.
Your profile

Knowledge and experience

Relevant and proven experience with Linux (preferably Red Hat) and Oracle administration. Experience and understanding of networked virtual environments using either a Linux hypervisor or Hyper-V from Microsoft is a must. Further experience in networking and/or storage systems is desirable.

Although the main focus of this job will be Linux and Oracle administration, some basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows server 2008 and 2012 will be needed, e.g. applying group policies in an active directory, scheduling tasks, monitoring events and performance counters.

ColdFusion support experience is a must.

The candidate must know the basic functions of Documentum in order to support this application (installation, configuration, operation).

The team works in shifts to cover the opening hours from 7:30 until 18:30


English: Good language skills required both written and spoken.

Security Clearence

The successful candidate must either hold or be willing to undergo a personal security clearance equivalent to at least EU Confidential level.

At Getronics, you'll find yourself surrounded by talented and driven colleagues. You'll follow a personal training track and be part of an inspiring company culture. In the spirit of the New World of Work, you'll get all the tools to work anytime

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