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Database Engineer
Greenwood Village, CO

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Job Description

15599 Database Engineer (Open)

Position Type:

Full time


US.NE.Omaha.CampusUS.CO.Greenwood Village.Office, US.IL.Chicago.Office


Production Database Administration

Position Details:

The Database Engineer will be responsible for providing advanced database administration and technical leadership for our global and data warehousing products and Oracle database team.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

* Provides technical direction for DBMS standards such as software delivery, patch policies, database tuning, performance recommendations, and application design recommendations
* Designs, recommends, and implements backup and recovery policies and procedures. Designs business continuity architecture and ensures it meets the needs of the business. Review new & revised business continuity process and design.
* Provides technical recommendations for advanced database components (replication, security, clustering, and partitioning). Researches and analyzes available DBMS functionality and makes suggestions for implementation. Design standard work-plans; push for automation/efficiency; drives for compliance to standards.
* Provides technical leadership on problem calls; provide focus and drive for resolution and root cause analysis. Opens & works tickets with DBMS vendors; helps other team members to drive vendors to resolution.
* Identifies global problems and drives to correct across the ecosystem. Provides options for resolution and drives to automate solutions.
* Makes design recommendations for daily operational checks, audits, and event management. Drives toward automation and standardization
* Provides standards for shell scripting and ensures scripts are written to standard. Writes complex shell scripting and reusable components. Makes suggestions for standards across the enterprise including automation & efficiencies.
* Mentors & trains junior team members. Provides technical leadership for the DBA team.
* Works with cross-functional teams on designing high-performance database solutions for the value stream and platforms. Ability to understand all system and application level concepts/components for a given value stream. Leads technical efforts for projects & initiatives.
* Provides database tuning and performance analysis for value streams and platforms; ability to work closely with other teams (networking, storage, system administration, application) and make recommendations on improvements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required:

* Associates/Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
* 7 - 15 years of database administration experience
* Experience with multiple OS platforms (Linux/Windows)
* Experience with Oracle 13 or newer as well as Exadata Experience managing OEM 13c
* Experience with a variety of database implementations & applications in a production environment.
* In-depth knowledge of database architecture and design; strong application background as it pertains to database implementation.
* Skilled with multiple major database architectures from the following -(Oracle & PostgreSQL).
* Knowledge in database design,data modeling, application integration, and performance tuning.
* Technical leadership & advanced troubleshooting with multiple DBMSs
* Experience with automation tools such as Terraform's, CHEF, & or Rundeck

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