CooperVision Sr. Oracle DBA in Rochester, New York

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DEPARTMENT : Information Technology


Responsible for all aspects of Oracle database administration, including capacity planning, backup and recovery, configuration, and product upgrades.


  • Evaluate Oracle database patching requests, communicating issues, constraints, and timelines for deployment

  • Manage and work Oracle Service Requests (SR’s), applying patches and upgrades to Oracle databases.

  • Support Oracle database optimization, including performance tuning, query optimization, and supportability.

  • Provide technical input and expertise regarding multiple Oracle databases

  • Write technical documentation of system changes in conformance with department standards

  • Support change management including maintenance across multiple environments

  • Write technical design documents for the Oracle DBA team

  • Provide programming / technical support on-site or by phone as required for all shifts

  • Interface as a technical contact with Oracle support as it relates to solving Oracle service requests (SR’s).

  • Maintain awareness of technological developments in computer hardware and software systems, focusing on Oracle RDMBS

  • Provide timely and concise summaries of project status to manager

Project Execution

  • Communicates and applies project standards.

  • Consistently delivers high-quality services to the user community.

  • Plan and lead testing, implementation, training, support and documentation DBA activities for Oracle databases

  • Assist other DBA’s, both internal and external , through creation of technical documentation and review

CooperVision’s management team is committed to the development of and implementation of the quality management system and maintaining its effectiveness by communicating to the organization the importance of meeting customer as well as statutory and regulatory requirements.



  • Complete understanding of the Oracle RDBMS up through version

  • Technically fluent in applying patches, upgrades, and custom objects, as it relates to the Oracle database stack. Prior experience with Enterprise Application Integration tools and SOA based Applications and Architectures a plus.

  • Ability to clone, backup, and restore Oracle databases, and provide input on methods to optimize that process.

  • Ability to review technical documentation created by other DBA team members, and provide input to achieve an optimally performing system.

  • Deep technical understanding and technical capability with Oracle RDBMS. Experience writing and tuning complex queries.

  • Understanding of Oracle WebLogic

  • Technically fluent in the use of Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)

  • Proficient in Linux, SQL, and PL/SQL.

  • Experience working on Oracle Databases that support high transaction ERP and WMS systems, such as JDA, preferred

  • Other desirable skills Include:

o Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

o Excellent time management

o Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail.

o Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

o Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Ability to produce exceptional quality output / /


  • Normal office environment.

  • Sedentary to light physical effort necessary to perform the job.

  • Extensive contact with employees and external business partners and vendors.

  • Global Travel may be required/ /


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of education and experience./ /


  • 5-8 years’ experience in managing the Oracle RDMBS from a DBA perspective

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project

Job: *Information Technology

Organization: *Information Services

Title: Sr. Oracle DBA

Location: New York-Rochester

Requisition ID: VIC0553