Sr. Oracle Database Administrator – Detroit, MI
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Provide technical leadership and support on all the stages of database Architecture, Implementation and/or database related operational support.
Serves as the highest level technical expert in Latest Database Technologies and architecture and able to provide technical leadership to team members.
Recommends Database architectural direction based on industry standard technology evaluations.
Participate in project meetings, as necessary, to understand application and database requirements.
Acts as key technical contact point for all database architecture decisions within a given project and ensures that appropriate level of architecture reviews are conducted.
Advises project teams of standard requirements, security standards, methodology and processes. Acts as SME in the plan and design of new solutions.
Builds relationships and fosters teamwork: Ability to work with diverse internal and external groups including solution and hosting providers in a constructive and collaborative manner.
Follows project management best practices in support of large, complex, enterprise projects and is able to estimate required work effort.
Has highly developed problem solving skills within their area of database technology leading to reduced impact to customers.
Implement and enforce database security based upon best practice, SOX regulations, and company policies.
Provide support on all the stages of database implementation and/or database related deployments.
Ability to work independently and to resolve complex Oracle issues. Work with development teams to tune SQL queries.
Troubleshoot Oracle performance and non-performance related issues either independently or in conjunction with other DBAs.
Able to provide Subject Matter expertise and Lead DBA team members on projects and at times of Incidents.
Proactive monitoring of the databases
Manage backup/recovery for Oracle instances
Management of database and resource capacity planning.
Installation of new Oracle instances and upgrades.
Setting up and resolving issues with Oracle Data Guard environments.
Ability to develop data requirements and configure database parameters accordingly.
Communicates in a manner that conveys credibility and confidence that he/she will deliver on the customers needs.
Drives and passionately implements the spirit of the customer first, second to none, with his/her associates, colleagues and customers.
Must be able to interact with customer to set and meet project goals with only general instruction. Goes the extra mile for the customer to the extent that it is reasonable.
Takes or directs persistent, repeated and varied actions to overcome technical or people obstacles, rejection or failure and resolve customer issues/concerns in a manner that exceeds normal expectations
Must be able to work with multiple groups to resolve data issues
Makes complex ideas or situations clear, simple, and/or understandable
Provide solutions to development teams when proposed solutions do not comply with architectural, configuration, performance, or security guidelines.
Provide recommendations for process improvements
Provide after hours support as required
Knowledge of IT architecture, infrastructure standards, database platforms and programming languages and tools
Demonstrates a deep understanding of emerging technologies and trends that could impact the field and the business.
Willingness to learn the business and new technology.
Min. experience of 10 yr. required
Strong production support experience within a large financial organization & customer service skills
Oracle 10g and 11g Database Administration and Management on HP/Solaris and Linux environments
Proven track record in supporting large number of db simultaneously
Oracle Database Tuning and Performance - usage of statspack, AWR, ADDM, ASH and UNIX native commands
Oracle DataGuard Physical Standby configuration, build and support including DataGuard Broker
Storage considerations for Oracle Database Performance
Oracle backup and recovery configuration and procedures
Advance Security Option
Oracle Enterprise Manager/Grid Control for environment standardization
Oracle ASM experience preferred
Oracle Exadata experience preferred
EXPERIENCE IN SQL SERVER 2000/2005 a BIG PLUS
Working at Ally is Rewarding!
Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and above-market bonus pay potential based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid-time-off program and emphasis on work-life balance.
Ally Offers Competitive Benefits:
401K Matching and Company Contributions
Paid Time Off (Roll-over up to 150%)
Variable Pay (bonuses)
Comprehensive Health Insurance Coverage
Vendor Partnership Discount Program
Charitable Gift Contribution Matching
Ally is an equal opportunity employer in that our policy, in accordance with federal & state laws, prohibits employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person's race, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, or disability except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.
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Nov 26, 2012, 5:10:50 PM
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