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Job ID: 38535

Database Administrator
Our client is seeking a Database Administrator to join our Data Engineering team in Beaverton, Oregon. 
The Database Administrator will report to the Manager of Enterprise Data Management Systems and be directly responsible for database operations, deployment, monitoring, issue resolution and uptime of our mission-critical applications. The company relies on this role to deliver on high levels of system availability and performance that our customers need to run their businesses.

The Database Administrator will be responsible for collaborating with product delivery teams to plan the deployment of data resources and the successful transition into ongoing operations. Other duties include following company policies and collaborating with team members.

Our platforms deal with an extraordinary amount of traffic, handling tens of millions of daily transactions. We have a big investment primarily in the Oracle databases (OLTP & Data Warehouse), as well as Microsoft SQL Server and MongoDB. To support these, we operate a large infrastructure in a Hybrid environment (on-premises and Cloud). We use best in class infrastructure, heavily leveraging VMware, Oracle Database Appliance (ODA), Linux and NetApp.

Database Administrator Primary Responsibilities
Responsible for day-to-day administration of all database operations including monitoring, security, configuration, clustering, backup and recovery, high availability and performance and tuning. The DBA will work with the other teams (Developers, Analysts, Data Scientists) to deliver the optimal investment in automation, monitoring and triage tools
Participate in the production on-call DBA rotation
Responsible for the long-term care and feeding of our databases, addressing areas of capacity planning, licensing, patching, installations, SOX compliance and upgrades
Provide 24x7 technical on-call support for the database engineering team. With minimal supervision, the candidate is capable of assessing an ambiguous, complex problem, finding a concrete solution, building a recovery plan, communicating the progress to the plan while resolving the problem
Actively participate in the assessment, recommendation and migration of new data management technologies such as Cloud DW (Redshift, Snowflake or Oracle ADW) or NoSQL related technologies
Participate on project teams with other administrators, architects, data engineers and developers as we move parts of our infrastructure to cloud-based platforms
Establish organization-wide relationships and serve as database technical consultant

Database Administrator Required Skills and Qualifications
Seeking at least 5 years of experience as a database administrator.
Experience with RAC, OEM, Data Guard, and Oracle patching.
Should have proven experience working in and administering Cloud DW (such as Oracle ADW, Redshift or Snowflake).
Experience with cloud database migrations and management.
Candidate must have experience with database security, performance monitoring and tuning, migrations, storage and capacity planning.
Candidate will collaborate with key stakeholders in the design of enterprise architecture solutions and systems in complex environments.
Must have experience with large-scale, high availability database solutions, clustering, and off-site disaster recovery.
PL/SQL scripting and debugging expertise.

Database Administrator Preferred Skills and Qualifications.
Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and database mirroring.
Experience with NoSQL solutions or ecosystems, such as MongoDB or Hadoop.
 



About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.”


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