• Sr. Oracle Database Administrator

    Job Locations US-TX-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    2018-31840
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Under general direction, the Database Administrator Senior performs administration of  Oracle databases  in support of mission critical applications.  The DBA Senior works within a team of DBA's whose primary responsibilities include providing database administration for production databases, production Oracle application servers, and several development databases.  The DBA Senior designs, implements, and maintains complex databases and manages the integration of databases with applications.

    Responsibilities

    JOB DUTIES

    • Install database server software.
    • Design and build databases, schemas, stored procedures and other database objects.
    • Set up routine database backup procedures and disaster recovery procedures.
    • Perform database recoveries
    • Tune database for performance and monitor performance trends.
    • Assist developers and end-users with database usage, query devleopment, and tuning.
    • Design and implement database security schemas. Install routine security related patches.
    • Provide direction to less senior DBA's. Assist associate and intermediate DBA's with complex database tasks.
    • Install an dsupport the database components of packaged database applications.
    • Develop operating system scripts to automate backups, data transfers, monitoring, etc.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge

    • Advanced knowledge of business processes for supported business groups
    • Knowledge of business processes for supported business groups
    • Knowledge of security methodologies, policies, standards and best practices
    • Knowledgeable of best practices in information technology governance and regulatory landscape for financial institutions
    • Knowledge of GM Financials core business functions, policies and procedures
    • Working knowledge of the consumer loan business
    • Working knowledge of all system applications
    • Working knowledge of the Corporate Business solution environment
    • Significant experience in a large and complex business environment
    • In-depth knowledge of security frameworks (e.g., ISO 27000, NIST, FFIEC, etc.)
    • Knowledge of security frameworks (e.g., ISO 27000, NIST, FFIEC, etc.)
    • Knowledge of information technology systems, infrastructure and operations
    • Advanced knowledge of information technology systems, infrastructure and operations
    • Advanced working knowledge of information systems and operations systems for supported business groups
    • Working knowledge of information systems and operations systems for supported business groups

    Skills

    • Ability to create and work RFC and SR tickets with Oracle On Demand, Oracle Managed Cloud Services and Oracle Support
    • Advanced ability to create and work RFC and SR tickets with Oracle On Demand, Oracle Managed Cloud Services and Oracle Support
    • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office software
    • Good in the use of Microsoft Office software
    • Strong in the use of Microsoft Office software
    • Deadline oriented
    • Ability to meet expected delivery dates and the tasks necessary to achieve objectives
    • Ability to analyze data using Excel for reporting and data mining purposes
    • Strong ability to analyze data using Excel for reporting and data mining purposes
    • Ability to interact with staff at all levels
    • Excellent writing and speaking skills
    • Good writing and speaking skills
    • Writing and speaking skills
    • Strong people skills
    • Good people skills
    • Must be a self-starter and able to manage the investigations function with minimal supervision
    • Experience with data visualization concepts and tools
    • Advance experience with data visualization concepts and tools
    • Advanced computer skills and conversance in information technology issues
    • Good computer skills and conversance in information technology issues
    • Computer skills and conversance in information technology issues
    • Ability to effectively lead, organize, and supervise
    • Ability to work directly with senior level management

    Education

    • High School Diploma The proper experience can be substituted for college degree. required
    • Bachelor’s Degree ​The proper experience can be substituted for college degree. preferred

    Experience

    • 5-7 Years overall experience in information systems with Oracle database administration experience. Required

    Work Condition

    • Occasional overtime or split shifts may be required;Subject to stressful situations;normal office environment;Fast-paced office environment;Strong focus on providing quality service to internal and external customers;Work a flexible schedule including extended business hours, weekends and holidays;Work additional hours based on production demands requiring mandatory overtime;Subject to daily service level requirements;Limited travel may be required to support business needs;Must be able to deal with stressful office conditions while troubleshooting problems

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