Jr Database Administrator - IT

Power Costs, Inc. (PCI) is the leading, one-stop provider of mission critical software systems to energy marketing and trading companies, supporting clients throughout North America. PCI solutions allow our clients to uncover and capitalize on market opportunities, as well as their portfolio capabilities, in order to maximize profits.


Mid Level


$89 - $120

04 Jan → 03 Feb

Job Description

Power Costs Inc. (PCI) is the premier provider of software, superior customer support, and value-added services for energy companies worldwide. For almost 30-years, PCI has set the standard for developing customer-focused, customer-driven software to meet the constantly evolving needs of ISO/RTO market participants and bilateral traders. More than 50% of all the power generated in North America is optimized using the PCI Platform. 70% of Fortune 500 Utilities in the U.S. utilize PCI software solutions.

PCI is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. PCI is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Job Responsibilities

  • Actively troubleshoot any issues that arise impacting the database environments
  • Ability to monitor databases and analyze error logs
  • Analyze queries and advice on efficiency and improvements
  • Identify and resolve database locks and lack of statistics
  • Resolve data structure issues (Invalid objects, tables, partitions, constraints)
  • Deploy patches as required over the database environments
  • Resolve Import/export data pump issues
  • Document service requests, changes, and incidents
  • Create and maintain SOP's and run books
  • Collaborating with dbas, developers, vendors, and professional organizations to deliver quality service
  • Occasionally working after hours and weekends as emergencies, deployments
  • Performing as subject matter expert for database implementations
  • Supporting internal and external customers, corporate IT, and vendor IT providing a high level of service and pushing projects to completion
  • Automate operational processes as needed, with accuracy and in compliance with our security requirements
  • Implement, optimize, and support highly scalable, highly available production infrastructure for different RDBMS (Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL Server)
  • Update our processes and design new processes as needed
  • Developing and implementing strategies for database administration
  • Developing solutions for monitoring and support database platforms
  • R & D – Stay abreast of new technology


  • Oracle DBA with a minimum 3-5 years of experience supporting Oracle databases for Very large environments.
  • Exposure to Oracle version 11G Onwards.
  • Experience installing, configuring, and supporting Oracle on Linux and Windows environment.
  • Experience with Oracle multitenant configurations.
  • Experience using Oracle Data pump (Must).
  • Experience using Oracle Partitioning (Desirable).
  • Experience with compression and data transfer mechanisms (SFTP/FTP/TAR/GZIP).
  • Experience with Oracle RMAN and Oracle Enterprise Manager (Desirable).
  • Experience with Oracle RAC, Oracle Data Gard (Desirable).
  • Experience with Oracle Golden Gate (A plus).
  • Experience with AWS (RDS instances, EC2 Instances, S3 Buckets) (Desirable).
  • Performance and tuning experience (Tools: ADDM/AWR and Oracle advisors).
  • Exposure to different database admin tools like TOAD/ SQLPLUS/ PL/SQL Developer and open to work with new tools.
  • Experience with scripting and automation (Shell/Bash/PowerShell/PL/SQL/SQL/DBMS Jobs).
  • Demonstrated experience with multiple RDBMS (Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL server)
  • Solid experience administering Oracle 12.1c and 19c databases
  • Exposure to SQL Server 2019
  • Exposure to PostgreSQL: 10+ and Aurora
  • Cloud Service providers: AWS, OCI
  • Experience using database tools for Cloud and On-premises environments: Enterprise Manager, Cloud Watch, Enhanced Monitoring, Performance insights, Toad, Oracle SQL Developer, Squirrel
  • Experience using OS compression tools: Tar, zip, bzip2
  • Support portals: MOS and AWS support
  • Backup and recovery tools: Data Pump/RMAN
  • Preferred experience with Linux-based infrastructures, Linux/Unix administration, and AWS
  • Experience with languages such as Shell, Bash, SQL, PL/SQL, and Transact SQL
  • Knowledge of ITIL and SDLC
  • Fast learner and self-driven
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow and create process
  • Experience in handling and securing sensitive information and data
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Great communication skills both written and oral

What We offer

  • Medical Insurance Including Prescription Coverage
  • Dental Insurance
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Company-paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid time off and Holidays

How To Apply

Apply through Leftronic