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Oracle Database Administrator

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ADP is hiring an Oracle Database Administrator in our offices in Europe. This is a hybrid role.

  • Are you empathetic to client needs and inspired by transformation and impacting the lives of millions of people every day?
  • Do you enjoy resolving issues and being the go-to person?
  • Are you looking to join a dynamic, inclusive team environment with a culture of collaboration and belonging?

Well, this may be the role for you!

As an Oracle DBA (Database Administrator) you will be managing and supporting the global database architecture. Does this sound like you?

We believe people make great companies, not the other way around. Our people make all the difference in delivering innovative HR technologies and solutions that help employees all over the world do their jobs better. The result? We’re building the next generation of ADP technologies.

The ideal candidate has an aptitude to deliver high quality implementations and support related to databases in a hands-on DBA role by influencing and implementing the technical architecture using modern technologies. The Senior Oracle Applications DBA will work closely with developers, architects, testers, infrastructure engineers, management, and stakeholders in a very collaborative and open environment.

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A little about ADP: We are a global leader in HR technology, offering the latest AI and machine learning-enhanced payroll, tax, HR, benefits, and much more. We believe our people make all the difference in cultivating an inclusive, down-to-earth culture that welcomes ideas, encourages innovation, and values belonging. ADP has a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a global Best Places to Work, DiversityInc® Top 50 Company, Best CEO and company for women, LGBTQ+, multicultural talent, and more. Learn more about ADP's commitment on our YouTube channel:

THINGS YOU’LL DO: Responsibilities

To work within a Global DBA team made of experts on Database & automation to contribute to the development of

  • SELF SERVICE portals
  • AUTOMATION of repetitive and manual tasks like
    • Installation, patch, stop&start
    • Migration
    • Backup
    • Creation/change of User, instance, database
    • Replication
    • Auto-healing
    • Etc
  • Metrics & dashboard consolidation

Studies (technology watch)

Public Cloud transition

  • OPS:
    • To support Oracle & SQL database servers in EMEA (incident, change, migration, DRP), troubleshoot, support.
  • On call will be required


  • You'll have a bachelor’s degree OR equivalent.
  • 05+ years of solid hands-on experience as an Oracle DBA combined with Oracle Applications system administrator and Oracle database administrator to support a Global Oracle database 11g /12c /19c.
  • Extensive experience managing Oracle, including the development, implementing, troubleshooting of complex business logic using Oracle Application Framework, Reports, Oracle Report, Interfaces, conversion, and workflow, JQuery, Python, SQL, PL/SQL, shell scripts.
  • Experience with tuning and troubleshooting large scale Oracle databases, including SQL, PL/SQL,
  • Technical skills Databases:
    • Mandatory: ORACLE RDBMS (10 -> 19c) MEDIOR,
    • Nice to have: SQL Server (2008-2019) SENIOR, any of MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Hadoop ORACLE RAC Clusters
    • Backup / clone / migration: DATAPUMP,RMAN DRP: Dataguard
    • Replication Tools (GoldenGate, Dataguard) System:
    • Windows, Linux (SUSE 11, 12), Red Hat
    • Windows Clusters
    • SAN Storage (IBM) -> Disk Group knowledge
    • Virtualization: VMWARE Hypervisor
  • Must be able to sit in the One ADP office location This is not a remote position.
  • Provide 24x7 support coverage.

HOW YOU’LL STAND OUT: Preferred Qualifications

  • Influential Skill – ability to gain others’ support for ideas, proposals, projects, and solutions, through logical argument, appeal to others’ interests, and a variety of other indirect strategies.
  • Communication – ability to understand requirements documentation, functional specifications, high level design documentation and system documentation, incorporating this information, along with project business objectives, into appropriate development strategies and plans.
  • Flexibility – able to change priorities quickly, and have a capacity to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Fostering Teamwork – ability to get groups to work together co-operatively; by enlisting active involvement, creating a climate for respect and openness, and applying effective techniques for group facilitation.
  • Results Oriented – ability to keep the desired end result in mind by setting goals and focusing on them tenaciously until they are achieved.


  • Have courageous team collaboration. Courage comes from how associates are willing to have difficult conversations, speak up, be an owner, and challenge one another's ideas to find the best solution.
  • Deliver at epic scale. We deliver real user outcomes using strong judgment and good instincts. We're obsessed with the art of achieving simplicity with a focus on client happiness and productivity.
  • Be surrounded by curious learners. We align ourselves with other smart people in an environment where we grow and elevate one another to the next level. We encourage our associates to listen, stay agile, and learn from mistakes.
  • Act like an owner & doer. Mission-driven and committed to leading change, you will be encouraged to take on any challenge and solve complex problems. No tasks are beneath or too great for us. We are hands-on and willing to master our craft.
  • Give back to others. Always do the right thing for our clients and our community and humbly give back to the community where we live and work. Support our associates in times of need through ADP's Philanthropic Foundation.
  • Join a company committed to equality and equity. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

Find out why people come to ADP and why they stay:

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click to learn more about ADP’s culture and our full set of values.

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