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KPMG Temporary Oracle DBA in St Louis, Missouri

Temporary Oracle DBA

Atlanta, Georgia

Requisition #: 44352

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Grand Rapids, MI; St Louis, MO; Dallas, TX

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Temporary Senior Associate, Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) to join our Digital Nexus technology organization for a twelve month assignment.


  • Provide technical support of database environments/applications, including software installation, database creation, upgrades, patches, problem diagnosis, performance monitoring, database maintenance, process automation, evaluation, and tuning recommendations; Develop, implement and support backup/restore, disaster recovery and data replication procedures and exercises

  • Contribute in all aspects of the lifecycle for database environments; and in the implementation of application requested database code and configuration changes in supported database environments

  • Participate in the creation of new policies, procedures, projects and processes

  • Evaluate, document, and recommend database-related software products within technical architecture framework

  • Interact with various technology teams regarding work requests submitted, participate in the creation of new policies, procedures, projects, processes and participate in all aspects of the lifecycle for database environments

  • Provide on call 24X7 emergency off-hours support of critical systems for database problem resolution and recovery, as well as production applications


  • Minimum three years of experience in administering and managing large databases in complex enterprise environments

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience

  • Strong technical skills with supporting Oracle and open source production databases; Hands-on senior database administration experience with Oracle 12c, Hadoop big data system, ElasticSearch, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Netezza and MySQL, including strong proficiency with Unix and Linux environments

  • Excellent skills in problem diagnosis, troubleshooting, performance monitoring and tuning; strong skills in managing Oracle RAC, Oracle Dataguard and database restore and recovery; Demonstrated experience in Oracle ASM, RMAN, AWR, ADDM and shell scripting; Strong knowledge of OEM management and administration

  • Strong proficiency in Hadoop, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, ElasticSearch and Netezza administration; Experience with OrientDB is a plus

  • US Citizenship is required

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.