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Oracle DBA IV

Reference ID: 832841

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Do you love technology and know how to use it? Do you thrive on the daily challenges of working in a constantly evolving field? For members of Best Buy\'s Information Technology Team, the answer is "Yes." More than techies, our IT team members bring planning, strategy and even communication skills to bear in helping the company grow.

Reporting to the Senior Manager - Database services, the Oracle DBA IV is responsible for supporting all Best Buy Canada Oracle databases in production and lower environments. This role is expected to maintain the database application infrastructure operations on a daily basis and work with other Infrastructure team members to ensure production and lower environments are highly available. This role needs to ensure all applicable incident, problem, and change (ITIL) processes are followed according to Best Buy Technology Group Standards.

This role will work closely alongside the development (Agile) teams to provide support to application development and ensure any database changes will be optimized for performance in the production environments.

This role mainly supports Oracle database. However, it is expected that the person in this role will continuously build his/her knowledge about current database infrastructure as well as future data technologies, such as MSSQL Server, NOSQL, MYSQL, databases in the cloud, etc

As a Oracle DBA IV you will...
    • Designs/optimizes production and lower environment Oracle database environments. • Defines/reviews/maintains Oracle database implementation procedures. • Reviews Oracle database lifecycle, proposal database upgrade plan to ensure databases are upgraded to the latest stable releases and under appropriate Oracle support. • Designs Oracle database disaster recovery strategy to ensure databases are recoverable and minimize the MTTR. • Performs in-depth analysis of the escalated, highest level technical issues and provide resolutions. • Plans database capacity planning based on current performance data and forecasted business growth. • Must be part of the rotating "On Call Team" providing support to critical production systems after hours. • Propose architect design for Oracle database related projects. • Works with development teams, propose Oracle database physical design.

We hope you are passionate about...
    • Innovation - as a tech company we are constantly changing and evolving; an openness and willingness to embrace change is critical • Logic and critical thinking - we're largely a data driven company so consideration of all angles and viewpoints is vital • Having fun while being the best - we work hard but play harder.

The experience we need...
    • 5+ years DBA experience • 3+ years' experience with Oracle clustered Databases (implementing, performance tuning, managing) • Direct major implementation experience with Oracle database upgrade and migration strategies • Direct experience planning and implementing Oracle related configuration and internal procedures • In-depth knowledge of Linux/Solaris • Experience supporting mission critical 24x7 databases • Oracle RAC

We believe we have the unique opportunity to help customers enrich their lives and pursue their passions with the help of technology

Posted: November 16, 2018
Closes: January 15, 2019
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