Senior Oracle Apps DBA
Nordstrom - Seattle, WA

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Senior Oracle Apps DBA - 113705 **Senior Oracle Applications Database Administrator**

Are you an experienced Oracle Apps DBA with a deep understanding of Oracle Applications infrastructure? Does the challenge of supporting a growing Multi-Track R12 Oracle Applications environment excite you? If yes, come join us on our road to delivering and supporting our growing business. There is a direct line between Nordstrom’s success with the customer and our ability to leverage new technologies.

At Nordstrom, innovation is never out of style. The upscale fashion apparel chain founded in 1901 wins plaudits for using cutting-edge 21st century technology to offer shoppers convenience—and to stay competitive as retail migrates online. -US news

NORDSTROM HAS REALIZED that technology can go a long way in improving customer service. -Barrons

Analysts credit Nordstrom's technological changes for much of its recent financial success. -Seattle Times

Who you are:

You contribute to Nordstrom’s success by providing Oracle Applications solutions, focused on continuously improving our automation practices, capacity planning and operations management. You thrive in an environment where each individual is focused on a common goal; where collaboration is favored over competition. You are action orientated.

You will be responsible for the support of a large multiple tracked Oracle Applications environment including activities such as design, maintenance & troubleshooting. This includes installation, maintenance, configuration, cloning and patching of production and non-production on Solaris and Linux platforms.

This role requires a mixture of administration, engineering, project coordination and support. Qualified candidates should have highly developed technical and communication skills.

This role will:

Evangelize proposed solutions and standards across the organization and Technology leadership

Translate complex technical concepts into easily understood explanations and influence decisions to ensure enterprise benefits

Generate innovative approaches and solutions to recurring tasks or problems.

Stay current on industry trends and new technologies and recommend future initiatives.

Manage small infrastructure projects, from inception to deployment

Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation schedule.

Basic Qualifications :

Scripting/automation skills.

Full R12 Oracle Applications lifecycle support

Implementing database and application patches, new releases including major upgrades

Practical knowledge of Parallel Concurrent Processing as well as debugging concurrent managers and requests

Working with AD utilities, patching techniques and cloning tools Develop and maintain expertise in use of automated tools for database design and implementation

Exhibit strong organizational, analytical, multi-tasking, and prioritization skills.

Excellent customer service and communication skills

Experience with Oracle Application Servers, Web Logic application servers

Understanding of security concepts.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience

5+ years as an Oracle Applications DBA (w/R12, 11.5.10 experience)

Experience with tools such as OEM, Oracle ADI, XML Publisher and Workflow

Basic understanding of Oracle backup and recovery methodologies (RMAN a plus)

Experience in database reorganization, migration, capacity planning and high-availability.

Highly skilled in SQL performance tuning

Experience in using automation tools (Chef preferred) a plus.

Experience working with Markview and Kofax Capture

Experience working with Oracle Applications using multiple currencies and multiple languages

Experience working with Application Management Pack in OEM

Since 1901, Nordstrom has offered a wide variety of quality apparel, shoes and accessories for men, women and children at our stores across the country. We're proud to be named to Fortune TM magazine's list of '100 Best Companies to Work For.' We believe this recognition comes from our desire to empower our employees to set their sights high and deliver exceptional service to customers.

As a Nordstrom employee, you can feel confident that your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive, flexible employee benefits package that includes medical/vision and dental coverage, a generous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(K) savings and profit sharing plan and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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