Senior Database Administrator – EDI
GE Healthcare - Burlington, VT

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Job Number

1705450

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Senior Database Administrator (DBA) is primarily responsible for management of the EDI Clearinghouse datacenter production DBMS environment. The DBA will work closely with Systems Engineers, Network Engineers, Application Developers, Tech Support, and EDI Management to support the Oracle based production and staging systems. Thorough understanding of the EDI production environment will be essential.

Essential Responsibilities
Essential duties include database maintenance, performance monitoring and tuning, designing procedures for benchmarking and ensuring information security.
Working in cross-functional project teams that include Development, Quality Assurance, and Application Support.
Configuration and maintenance of databases on production and staging servers.
Communicate directly with team members/end users to diagnose and resolve issues.
Coordinate and perform database installations, upgrades, and patches.
Work with other team members to continually improve our delivery and processes.
Actively participate on project team meetings to achieve team goals.
Compliance with business policies and industry standard best practices with regard to database security, recoverability, and auditing.
Create and maintain documentation of DBA procedures, policies, and system configurations.
Off-hours and on-call production support may be required.
Adherence to internal and external production SLAs.
Limited travel may be required.

Qualifications/Requirements
This position is open to internal and external candidates

-Bachelors degree OR (7 years of work experience in database or system administration).
-Solid working knowledge of UNIX/Linux.
-Minimum 4 years of experience with Oracle backup, recovery, troubleshooting, and performance tuning.
-Experience with Oracle database installation, administration and performance tuning on UNIX or Linux based platforms.Proficiency in SQL coding and performance tuning
-Willingness to participate in team on-call rotation, and perform off hours work as needed.
-Strong technical and project management/process leadership skills
-Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics
-Bachelors degree in a technical area (preferable in CS or EE)
-Oracle 10g or 11g experience is strongly desired.
-Experience with PL/SQL
-Experience with any of the following Oracle technologies is strongly desired:
Real Application Clusters (RAC) Oracle Dataguard
Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control Automatic Storage Management (ASM)
Partitioning and Data Warehouse
-Understanding of enterprise data networking and storage area networks is highly desirable
-Software product development lifecycle experience.
-Oracle certification is preferred.
-Demonstrated ability to provide production support to enterprise mission critical database applications.-Organized and detail oriented.
-Ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks as well as attention to details is necessary.
-Excellent communication skills.
-Experience with Oracle PL/SQL coding and performance tuning
-Logical and physical DBMS design, as well as database systems architecture is also a plus.
-Knowledge of healthcare industry systems and applications is a plus.
-Solid working knowledge of MS SQL Server and Windows
-Lean/Six Sigma experience
-Ability to work within a diverse, technically oriented, team setting is a must.
-Ability to work as a member of cross-departmental project teams will also be necessary.
-Demonstrated ability to take ownership of incidents, coordinate effective response, and drive
-improvements through root cause analysis and lessons learned.
-The ability to quickly absorb new changes in computer technologies is necessary.

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