Sr. Data & DevOps Engineer- Oracle - India

Req ID #:  214408

US Ahmedabad, IN Hyderabad, IN Bangalore, IN Mumbai, IN

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

Job Summary

About the Job: There’s never been a more exciting time to be on the Analytics team at Charles River Labs!   Charles River Labs is on an exciting journey to modernize the data landscape, building a Customer 360, implementing new data standards, bringing to life the ‘art of the possible’ to our business partners, integrating with several new data sources, and ultimately building a brand-new Modern Data Warehouse in Azure.  

Sr. Data & DevOps Engineer - Oracle 

If you are an Oracle DBA with experience in cloud platforms, this job may be for you! This role will work collaboratively, focusing on the company’s growing Oracle estate of databases, installing and maintaining the database software, setting up user accounts, managing the backup strategy and regularly maintaining database security. The team is seeking top notch talent in the Oracle Database Administrator space.  If you are interested in using your leadership, expertise and innovative skills to be part of a company making a difference in the Life Sciences arena, expert in database management both on premise and in the cloud, are a thought leader in the data space, have a passion for data and analytics, and like to mentor others, then we want to talk to you!  A truly exciting and unique opportunity awaits you! 

Note : Its an fully remote working role with some occasional travel as per Business requirements. The applicant must be based in India.
Basic Qualifications: 

  • Installing and maintaining Oracle database software. 
  • Creating storage database structures with high-level security features. 
  • Altering storage structures to meet the evolving needs of the company. 
  • Setting up database user accounts. 
  • Finding and debugging malfunctioning programs affecting the database integrity. 
  • Creating autonomous database backups. 
  • Regularly updating database security protocols. 
  • Good understanding of Oracle running in the cloud with IaaS and PaaS services 
  • Experience with Big Data Technology Stack: Hadoop/Spark/Hive/MapR 
  • Experience with Big Data Management (BDM) for relational and non-relational data (formats like json, xml, avro, parquet, copybook, etc.) 
  • Experience with Azure cloud infrastructure, Databases, Storage, Databricks, Azure Data Factory 


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering or computer science. 
  • Proven work experience as a Database administrator. 
  • Familiarity with Oracle database design, coding, and documentation. 
  • Knowledge of database backup procedures, recovery systems, and SQL. 
  • Knowledge of programming languages and API. 
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. 
  • 5+ years of experience working with Oracle. 
  • Experience in ETL design, development, and performance tuning in general. 
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability  
  • Great presentation skills  
  • Interface with key customers from all functional areas - Analytic skills are needed 

Job Qualifications

About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


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