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Application Database Administrator
Bloomington, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on December 9, 2021
Job Id #51424 Posted October 15, 2021

The Application Database Administrator’s role is to design production databases and provide support for specific applications. This individual focuses on the logical aspects of the database and application data.

  • Design and architecture for applications and databases
  • Applies methodologies, company procedures & standards, and leading practices.
  • Manages database utilities & monitors the relationships between the database & applications. 
  • Liaises with functional and infrastructure staff
  • Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, to implement various business systems and technologies to meet the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Work with a world class team to provide enterprise-wide, Oracle EBS Application Database Administration support for production systems and provide DBA services to application development teams and production support.
  • Provide DBA support with a high degree of customer service, technical expertise, and timeliness. Provide accurate and creative solutions to user problems of moderate nature to ensure user productivity.
  • Help build standardized database and application technology stack services for the enterprise.


  • 30% design/architect/implement; 40% problem solving; 30% lifecycle and administration
  • Requires in depth knowledge & breadth of experience. 
  • Uses best practices & knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services.
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions.
  • Provide technical mentoring to other staff members.
  • New technology awareness and research.
  • Integrating E-Business Suite with other environments such as (SOA, Warehouse Mgmt, OBIEE, VCP, others …)
  • Design and install applications and databases with high availability and disaster recovery capabilities
  • Hands-on operational expertise as an Oracle DBA, with technology including RAC, DataGuard, High Availability and Backup/Recovery.
  • Support Database and Oracle E-business suite optimization including performance tuning, query optimization and supportability.
  • Responsible for all aspects of Oracle EBS Application database administration including configuration, AutoConfig, product upgrades, capacity planning, backup and recovery.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent (work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts) and 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Must have 8 years of Oracle EBS Application DBA experience with solid understanding of the installation, configuration, patching, tuning, debugging.
  • Must have 8 years of experience supporting relational databases as a DBA, with multiple distributed relational DBMS’s or a depth and focus in Oracle and related tools.
  • Ability and willingness to support the technology stack during off hours as per the rotation schedule

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Performance tuning and troubleshooting of large enterprise applications and databases
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex issues with moderate supervision.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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