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IBM Oracle on Power Database Migration Consultant in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina


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Your Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for a consultant to assist IBM Power clients to migrate Oracle databases from multiple operating systems to Power/AIX. Your primary role is database migration, other tasks could include RAC installations, upgrades, performance assessments, and license optimizations. You will work remotely and onsite with clients to plan for, install and validate the solutions as well as deliver the database migrations. You will work in a fast-paced environment, working on multiple projects with multiple clients, within a close-knit and helpful team. Once COVID restrictions lift, you most likely will travel frequently to client locations throughout the US.

To be successful in this role, you must be a self-starter and willing to learn independently, but with the support of the team. You must have the flexibility to context-switch quickly between multiple technologies, solutions and client requirements. You must feel comfortable working with clients in both a consulting role (presenting and conducting technical planning sessions) and an implementer role (installing and configuring software). You will be encouraged to come up with new ideas and best practices.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3+ years of Oracle DBA experience

  • 3+ years of Oracle on IBM Power/AIX experience

  • Oracle installation and upgrade experience

  • Knowledge of Oracle Exadata

  • Basic knowledge of Oracle licensing

  • Oracle RAC configuration, installation and troubleshooting experience

  • 3+ years of experience with cross-platform migration assessments and migrations (Solaris, HPUX, Linux)

  • Basic familiarity with Open Source databases and concepts

  • Experience with Performance tuning

  • Self-starter, ability to learn independently

  • Flexibility to work on multiple technologies and projects simultaneously

  • Excellent Communicator (verbal and written) to all levels of technical, management and executives

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of Oracle DBA experience

  • Familiarity with Oracle eBusiness Suite

  • Familiar with Red Hat Ansible

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*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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