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Senior Database Administrator

Location: Arlington Heights
Office: Internal Services
Department: Enterprise Data Services

Job Description:
Under the direction of the Department Manager, Enterprise Data Services, performs as lead for designing, developing, implementing, maintaining, and monitoring all databases (Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase). Coordinates, implements and oversees the strategies and initiatives for database architecture and administration. Preserves the integrity and design of databases. Provides leadership and guidance to other members of the team for all Oracle related items including outside consultants. Manages and ensures the integrity of host computers, multiple databases and data transfers. Manages all Oracle middleware components including Grid Control and OBIEE. Designs and programs scripts to manage data, proactively monitoring and maintaining in Oracle Unbreakable Linux and Windows Systems. Administers and maintains end user accounts, permissions, and access rights for users. Analyzes database performances; analyzes security database concerns; and checks health of database daily. Creates new databases. Ensures database network connectivity of all workstations. Plans, coordinates and conducts unit testing, quality assurance testing, end-to-end systems testing, production parallel testing and end-user and technical support training for all database applications. Implements information technology solutions and leads post-implementation reviews for all database applications. Coaches co-workers and provides them technical assistance and direction on database production support issues, service requests and projects. Creates and manages project plans and timelines for assigned resources, which includes estimated person hours, actual work hours, target dates, completion dates, budget, costs, milestones, and status reporting for all projects, requests and production support activities for database applications.

Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in the field of computer science or equivalent plus 5 years work experience in the field of database design and administration. Previous Work Experience: 5 years hands-on experience supporting databases; advanced knowledge of database technology and strong familiarity with relational database design as it applies to all software; strong familiarity with Oracle and Microsoft software products; experience installing, configuring, and maintaining databases; familiarity with database software and development tools such as Oracle Enterprise Manager; demonstrated ability to train team members on database administration; ability to troubleshoot and conduct research into database issues; ability to research database products as required; some exposure to Oracle E-Business Suite applications (12.1.x), Real Application Cluster 11g and their usage; demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of personnel, including management, from both business and technical teams, especially in relation to the definition and implementation of system solutions. Must have strong organizational skills. Must be a strong logical and analytical thinker. Must have the ability to think broadly and consider impacts across systems and within the organization. Must have excellent written and interpersonal skills are a must.

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