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Roles and Responsibilities: This is a hands-on administrative role which is also expected to contribute to the strategic planning and technical day-to-day escalation ‎activities of the team. Scope includes database instances running inWWTdata centers, as well as those located in Oracle Cloud. The candidate will function as a subject matter expert for the ERP team and provide input on technical direction for the core database products.

Given the importance we here at WWT place upon our culture, the successful candidate must also possess the following soft skill attributes:
  • Desire to work collaboratively within and across teams
  • Eagerness to continually learn
  • Desire and ability to drive continuous improvement
  • Place value on being humble, honest, and open to giving/receiving constructive feedback
  • Demonstrate a positive "can do" attitude

The successful candidate must be comfortable working at a strategic level, as well as balancing day to day hands-on technical activities.Typical Senior Database Administrator responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • End-to-end monitoring of the platforms for both performance and availability
  • Maintain technical documentation that supports the various systems
  • Troubleshoot complex functional and technical incidents occurring within the various applications
  • Provide on-call support per the published schedule, with the expectation of after-hours support for unplanned service disruptions as well as planned maintenance windows
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with vendors, peer teams, partners and stakeholders
  • Work with project teams as required to design technical solutions to address project requirements
  • Provide technical leadership beyond Core database platform to include supporting technologies that advance platform security, configuration management, monitoring automation and orchestration (i.e Ansible, Puppet, Splunk, Grafana)
  • Identify and collect key performance metrics (KPIs) to help the DBA team better understand its product and how it relates to its customers and stakeholders experience
  • Manage and balance conflicting internal customer needs on the database systems.
  • Assist regularly with database performance tuning
  • Perform database performance analysis and optimization, define bottlenecks, manage testing and production implementation
  • Work with development teams and 3rd party vendors throughout the development life cycle regarding optimal use of database resources and features
  • Maintain technical relevance on Oracle database technology over product release lifecycles.
  • Prepare reports on administration best practices, new technologies, etc., and recommend enhancements and configuration changes to improve and optimize the environment
  • Guide the work of more junior administrators to assist in accomplishing tasks
  • Be able to objectively look at problems and create innovative solutions on your own through automation and outside the box thinking

Minimum Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Bachelor's degree related to Computer Science/Information Systems is preferred OR equivalent working experience administering Oracle Database
  • A minimum of 5 years of Oracle database administration experience
  • Experience designing, specifying and recommending enterprise database solutions
  • Familiarity with the principles, methods, and techniques used in database systems administration and ability to use relevant hardware and software
  • Demonstrated track record of continuing education and personal development to achieve personal and organizational goals
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced Agile environment
Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Math, Statistics or Engineering
  • Experience with Oracle Database version 18c and above
  • Experience with Oracle OEM 13c and above
  • Experience with Oracle Data Integrator
  • Experience with Oracle APEX
  • Experience with Oracle GoldenGate replication
  • Experience with Oracle high availability (RAC, DataGuard)
  • Experience with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and above
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Oracle Cloud IaaS/PaaS/SaaS experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Oracle OCI cloud backups
  • Advanced Bash scripting experience
  • Very strong at SQL performance tuning
  • Very strong at system performance tuning
  • Oracle RAC on UCS/Virtualization skills A+
  • OCA and OCP certified
  • Network, storage, compute and OS administrative skills
  • Other applications the ERP team supports or utilizes, such as Ansible, Puppet, Splunk, Grafana,

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