Senior Principal Database Administrator.
WMS Gaming Inc. - Waukegan, IL

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Primary responsibility for all operations of Oracle EBusiness Suite 11i/R12 at WMS. This includes management of production, test & development and other database instances, application infrastructure availability and database planning and operations. Responsibility for database design, integrity and security. Liaison to business analysts, business units, end users and Oracle. Management of duties and training of Principal Database Administrator I. Prioritization in pressure situations, patch decision making and just-in-time support of user issues will be an important part of the job.

Essential Job Functions:
Bring a solid production environment to the next level as the business evolves and grows

Drive strategy, thought leadership, and own the decision for key initiatives then drive projects to completion

Support day-to day operations: installations, upgrades, patches, cloning, troubleshooting, backups, tuning, monitoring, on-call rotation, capacity planning, performance testing

Work closely with developers and business users on requirements, system analysis, design and implementation of new features and systems

Explore database code, structures, jobs and processes -- Challenge assumptions, drive enhancements, and help us evolve

Manage complex database environments; own the hardest problems, find the solutions

Ensure the quality, consistency and security of company data and database systems in accordance with regulatory compliance requirements

Guide disaster recovery planning and testing

Provision, maintain and update entire Oracle infrastructure according to business need

Backline user support, troubleshooting and development issue support

Business solution and/or development project support and vendor interaction

Database analysis, reporting, design and long-range planning

Backup and recovery, disaster planning, security analysis and reporting

Maintain and Support Fusion Middleware components which includes SOA, Agile PLM and OID

Maintain and support all the R12 Production and Non-Production Environments in a highly available Real Application Cluster(RAC) environment.

Position Requirements

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
All other projects and duties as assigned


Required Experience:
Minimum of 8 years of enterprise Oracle DBA experience in a Linux environment

Mastery of the tools of the trade: Oracle 10g/11g databases including Data Guard, RMAN, and replication; OLTP and data warehouse concepts and strategies; data modeling; database design, performance tuning, and OEM

Preferred Experience:
Experience with Oracle RAC a plus

Experience with Oracle 12 EBS a plus

Experience with SSO and Shell Scripting

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Intimate knowledge and demonstrable expertise with database planning

Record of solid operations management

Troubleshooting skill and ability to coordinate with systems staff

Proven record of good judgment in solving problems and handling technical challenges

Ability and desire to work with technical and non-technical people

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Customer service acumen and effective company communications

Self-motivated and willingness to work long hours and off-hours

WMS is a gaming company. Any of our employees may be required to obtain a gaming license within one or all of the gaming jurisdictions that WMS conducts business. If you are requested by WMS to obtain a gaming license, your continued employment with WMS may be contingent on your ability to obtain that gaming license.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. WMS encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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