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South Jersey Industries Oracle Database Administrator in Folsom, New Jersey

Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced and energetic Oracle Database Administrator to help with our data operations. The individual in this position must develop and automate advanced ETL processes to retrieve or provide data to and from different sources. A successful candidate must have excellent troubleshooting abilities, problem solving, and analytical skills, and must be able to work closely with various stakeholders to provide proficient data stack support to the business. It will be imperative for this individual to quickly gain the confidence and respect of our business partners by demonstrating an in-depth understanding of our systems.

  • Manage Oracle databases through multiple product life cycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.

  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, ensure optimal levels of performance, availability, and security.

  • Provide 24x7 on-call support for critical production systems.

  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.

  • Develop and maintain backup and recovery solutions for all Oracle databases

  • Research, analyze, and recommend technical solutions; create architectural documentation describing proposed solutions

  • Work closely with business and vendor to tune and troubleshoot system issues

  • Provides second level of technical support for all systems and software components as assigned

  • Install, configure, and maintain Oracle database environments

  • Create stored procedures, views, tables, and indexes

  • Assist in performance tuning SQL and work with developers as needed

  • Troubleshoot and respond to business-critical data requests as needed

  • Participate and effectively communicate in meetings to help translate business requirements into technical solutions

  • Participate in audit requests as needed from both internal and external auditors

  • Deploy database change scripts provided by internal developers and third-party vendors

  • Leads and participates in efforts to implement database updates to include critical patches, upgrades, and new releases


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field or and Five (5) years of relevant experience or;

  • Master’s degree with 3 years of relevant experience.Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, and disaster recovery

  • Rock solid ability to code and manage SQL including stored procedures, views, indexes, and performance optimization

  • Experience managing ETL processes that load and transform high volumes of data

  • Display advanced T-SQL skills in writing complex queries for reports and ad-hoc analysis

  • Comfortable in a support/debugging role

  • Understanding and experience with the Software Development Life Cycle

  • Display a passion for learning new relevant technologies

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with systems teams

  • Ability to work under pressure and to independently handle multiple projects and deadlines

  • Dedicated to continuous learning and professional development

  • Professional attitude and work habits

  • Expert in planning and organizing, analyzing and resolving problems

  • Ability to use judgment and make sound decisions

  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service, be a good listener and work well with others

Explore the Possibilities

If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

  • We are committed to developing and implementing innovative projects that increase energy efficiency and save clients money

  • We provide an opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career in a variety of functional business areas

  • We foster individual talents and abilities while promoting the value of teamwork

  • Our culture prepares you for a lifetime of learning and professional development

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. SJI Utilities, SJI's regulated natural gas utility business, delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas to approximately 690,000 South Jersey Gas, Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas customers in New Jersey and Maryland. SJI's non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream houses the company's interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project. For more information about SJI and its subsidiaries, click here. (