Oracle Application DBA

Location US-TX-Katy
Requisition ID
Business Area
Global Shared Services
Information Technology/Software Development
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Do you have passion for managing enterprise-wide Infrastructure solutions and love to work with multiple technologies?


Do you keep a close eye on trends and opportunities combined with daily operation and support? Do you value quality in your delivery? Come and join our Cloud Infrastructure team.

We are looking for Oracle Application DBA to be part of our global IT organization.

DNV is going through a digital transformation and new digital services and solutions are in the making. The multi-cloud strategy we have, using a combination of our Private Cloud, Microsoft Clouds, and Oracle Clouds, serve as basis for our managed IT platform named VerIT Enterprise. We are running a highly standardized global IT infrastructure platform. GSS IT is the internal IT organization responsible for delivering a wide range of IT capabilities and capacities to business and corporate units, and to end users worldwide.

The System Administrator will be part of our Cloud Infrastructure team in Americas and at the same time will be working with our Linux and Oracle application DBA virtual teams in Global Center in Gdynia, Poland. These virtual teams consist of 7-8 full time resources and will work in close interaction with the global IT organization DNV is currently running Oracle E-Business Suite as the corporate ERP platform and we operate many Linux distributions, both on-premises and in the public cloud. These systems serve as the platform for global ERP system, Big Data computational clusters and several other key business applications.

This position will be located out of our Katy, TX office.

What you’ll do

We expect the System Administrator to take be a solid team player with experience from large multi cloud environments. The key responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Installation, setup and operation of physical and virtual Linux servers on an Enterprise level
  • Installation, setup and operation of typical services and middleware (Apache, Samba, NFS) Including Tom Cat, Weblogic and SOA Suite
  • Installation, technical support, operation and patching of Oracle E-Business Suite 2.X environments
  • Support application development teams for code migrations and performance tuning
  • Adherence to the GSS IT key service management processes
  • Debugging and resolution of operational issues in a team of engineers based on business SLAs
  • Support and closely cooperate with application engineers, database administrators, storage, backup, network teams and other infrastructure resources
  • Participate in various projects
  • Document your work in standard tools, follow procedures (ITIL) and suggest further improvements

Position Qualifications

What is Required


Successful candidates should have a strong technical knowledge across multiple infrastructure domains. We are looking for candidates with experience in the following areas:


  • Bachelor’s degree or 7 years equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a System Administrator for enterprise organizations
  • Deep knowledge of Oracle E-Business suite R12.2 database administration activities such as patching, cloning and troubleshooting
  • Experienced on Oracle Fusion Middleware Products (SSO, SOA, WebLogic, OEM)
  • Knowledge in SQL and PL/SQL tuning, performance management and monitoring
  • Knowledge of core Oracle database system objects and applications R12 foundational core objects
  • Understanding of the major components of the Linux operating system and technical proficiency to work on the Linux command line
  • Experience working with Linux distributions such as Oracle Linux and/or RedHat Enterprise Linux 7/8
  • Understanding of security and administration related topics such as user/group management, file permissions for public/private directories and processes management
  • Use of bash shell scripting to help automate, configure, and troubleshoot the system services
  • Experience working with Samba/NFS/CIFS filesystems desired
  • Experience in Ansible scripting, basic Python programing skills and/or automation is a plus
  • Experience working with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure or any other major public cloud provider
  • Understanding of key public cloud components, APIs, etc
  • A great service-minded attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized & structured mindset
  • Self-motivated, proactive and takes ownership
  • The ability to build networks and share knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening



The successful candidates will have a unique opportunity to learn and develop their competences in a true global IT organization. The opportunity of long-term career perspectives in an international environment with skilled IT professionals. Access to state-of-the-art technologies and globally recognized working atmosphere.

**Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position**


How We Do It


We Care, We Dare, We Share


Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package. We value diversity, equity and inclusion and want you to bring your whole self to work each day. Read more here:


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DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see:




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Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.


The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects and development and will support policy, procedures and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.


GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community you act in a professional, multi-cultural, competent and service oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.

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