1)Good understanding of the Oracle database, related utilities and tools
2)A good understanding of the underlying operating systemA good knowledge of the physical database design
3)Ability to perform both Oracle and operating system performance tuning and monitoring Knowledge of ALL Oracle backup and recovery scenarios
4) A good knowledge of Oracle security managementA good knowledge of how Oracle acquires and manages resources
5)A good knowledge Oracle data integritySound knowledge of the implemented application systemsExperience in code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle
6)A sound knowledge of both database and system performance tuningA DBA should have sound communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administratorsProvide a strategic database direction for the organisation.
7)A DBA should have the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlinesA DBA should possess a sound understanding of the business