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Infrastructure Principal

Job Location: CA - Los Alamitos

Regional Description: West

Job Number: 00597046


- Job description

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Infrastructure Engineering professionals analyze, design and/or build infrastructure solutions.


Job Description

Oracle professionals design, implement and deploy Oracle solutions to achieve defined business goals. Maintain skills in Oracle applications process design and configuration; Oracle application design, development, integration, testing and deployment; and Oracle application technical architecture.

Technology-Engineered Systems professionals define Oracle technical architecture (IT hardware/infrastructure) within the context of the client's broader technology infrastructure. Develops and executes strategies for integrating Oracle solutions across client organizations.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Adapts existing methods and procedures to create alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
Uses own judgment to determines optimal solution to recommend.
Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor or teams leads. Generally interacts with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with minimal guidance.
Decisions often impact the team in which they reside and occasionally impact other teams.
Manages medium-small sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.


The job of an Oracle Exadata/Database Technical Architect includes responsibility for the installation, configuration, upgrading, administration, monitoring, maintenance, and security of databases within an Oracle Exadata architecture. More specifically, the role includes the development and design of Exadata database strategies, system monitoring and improving Exadata database performance and capacity, and planning for future expansion requirements. They may also plan, co-ordinate and implement security measures to safeguard the database within Exadata.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with Oracle Engineering Systems (Exadata, Exalogic, SuperCluster, etc.)including areas such as:
          • Oracle Engineered Systems Architecture
          • Setup and Configuration
          • Migration to Engineered Systems and Consolidation
          • High Availability, MAA and DR: Real Application Clusters & Active Data Guard
          • Diagnosability, Manageability and Operation
  • Minimum of 10 years of Core DBA Skills including areas such as:
          • Database Architecture Design and PL/SQL
          • Database Installation, Configuration and Patching including RAC
          • Database Performance Tuning
          • Data Replication, Database Security, Encryption, Compression  and Data Masking/Redaction
          • Backup and Recovery, DataPump and SQL*Loader
          • Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control & Cloud Control
  • Minimum of 4 years of industry experience as an Oracle Database Architect with a strong understanding of infrastructure
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with Oracle databases including hands-on knowledge of Oracle Database solutions
Preferred Skills:
  • Knowledge of other Database brands is a plus: SQL Server, DB2, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Sybase
  • Very large databases and in-memory database solutions
  • Oracle OCP or OCM certification
  • Oracle Streams and GoldenGate


Professional Skill Requirements

Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills Excellent leadership and management skills

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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