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Job Title:  Tech. Lead Database Administration


Krakow, Malopolska Province, PL

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 56013

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

Job Description


We Are Currently Looking For


Tech Lead Oracle DBA - We are looking for a senior, experienced, Oracle Database Administrator to join our SHS Service Operations Oracle team!


In the role of Team Lead Oracle DBA, you will act as the SME for Oracle Database administration and support the production and other environments. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create innovative high quality and defect-free solutions to meet our clients’ business needs. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued.
If you are motivated to deploy and manage Oracle in Public Cloud (GCP, AWS)  (both physical and virtualized) and you are a person with a positive can-do attitude - this is the opportunity for you! We are currently growing our team to meet the increasing cross-market business demand. By joining, you step into a very exciting project, where you can develop your skills and stamp your mark if you are up to a challenge.




•    Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the Oracle Database environments 
•    Uses CI/CD pipelines to build and upgrade databases in GCP environment
•    Proactively monitors database environment (via OEM 13cR3) to ensure minimum downtime
•    Responsible for enhancements, maintenance and upgrades to the database environment 
•    Engages in technical problem solving across multiple technologies
•    Works with business, architecture, development and technical colleagues to manage and implement changes
•    Escalates problems to third-party support when necessary acting as a point of contact.
•    Investigates and develops methods for performance optimization and the prevention of recurring problems
•    Provides regular trend analysis to track database performance and throughput, for capacity planning purposes
•    Develops automated housekeeping and monitoring/alerting tasks to reduce the need for manual intervention. 
•    Works closely with support team colleagues to ensure that the associated hardware resources for the Database environment are configured for optimum performance and availability
•    Develop and maintain runbooks for High Availability and Disaster Recovery tests and is responsible for planning and running these tests.
•    Provide database expertise to the development team (internal) regarding development around database technology, covering deployment best practice and configuration for applications
•    Work with the architecture team to provide technical expertise to define and implement a global infrastructure to support existing and future projects

Job Requirements



Required experience:

•    7+ years of related Oracle DBA experience in Oracle Database Administration and Support
•    Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering or related field
•    Results focused – ability to work with cross functional teams to complete complex projects and initiatives on time with high quality output
•    Excellent analysis, debugging and troubleshooting skills, and persistence in problem solving
•    Good written and verbal communication skills
•    Outstanding problem solver


Required technical:


The role we are offering is composed of Database and Operating System management in one. 
The skills required cover:
•    Hands on experience in supporting large & highly transactional production databases using Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), ASM and expert in troubleshooting with Grid Infrastructure
•    Excellent Oracle database DBA skills (OCP level preferred, no certificate required) in 11gR2, 12c and 19c Administration, Configuration, Performance Tuning, Backup, Restore and Recovery 
•    Experience of implementing and supporting high availability solutions
o    configuration and administration of Data Guard, Standby Database and Golden Gate
•    Expert in identifying root cause of the performance issues and providing resolution across all area of database and infrastructure
•    Oracle database performance tuning, ADDM, AWR, ASH, TKPROF, Snapper and other tuning tools and methodologies.
•    Well experienced in database upgrades 
•    Experienced with patching Oracle Grid Infrastructure and Oracle Home plus and Exadata ESS (as part of Exadata QFSDP)
•    Backup strategy management as well as DRP creation and testing. 
o    RMAN backup and recovery, switch over/switch back etc. 
•    Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13cR3
•    An added advantage if candidate has knowledge and worked on Oracle Engineered Systems like: Exadata, ODA and Oracle Cloud (ExaCS).
•    Very good knowledge of Linux operating systems (RedHat, Oracle Enterprise Linux) in terms of administration and configuration (RHCSA level preferred, no certificate required)
•    Oracle 11g, 12c or 19c OCP DBA certification is a plus.
•    Scripting in ksh/bash or Perl required. SQL queries and PL/SQL programming experience/knowledge is an asset.
•    Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and/or Oracle Cloud (OCI) migration desirable

Why is it worth working with us?


•    Profit from our VIP medical package with free travel insurance and dental care, sport medicine and life insurance and Benefit System
•    Join the tax deduction program
•    Enjoy attractive parental benefits beyond the legally required
•    Explore new technologies at our Innovation Lab (3D printer, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality equipment, Robot construction kit, Internet of Things devices, Access to quantum computer via IBM Cloud)
•    Lift your qualifications through wide range of trainings and get technical certification reimbursement
•    No dress code, flexible working time and get additional day off
•    Recommend your friends and get a very attractive referral bonus
•    Use your car or bike to get to the office - free of charge parking lot for employees
•    Remote work in various options


We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as we progress your application. Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will proceed in the selection process. To learn more about the people and culture at Sabre, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn


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