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Sr Oracle Database Administrator

Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.US Remote Eligible
What the Data Systems Engineering Team Does...
The Technology Data Systems Engineering team is responsible for maintaining the currency, capacity, and security of the data platforms. The team is also responsible for maintaining the tools necessary to support the data platforms.

What You'll Do---
Responsibilities for this position include the design and automation of software updates, security patching, performance analysis, monitoring and alerting, and the overall health of the platform. The team supports several database and streaming technologies including Oracle, MS SQL, Mongo, SQL MI, Qlik, Databricks, and Kafka. We are looking for DBA skillsets with automation skills and an innovative mindset with a primary focus on Oracle but will require knowledge in (some) other technologies listed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides technical leadership, design, advice, and mentoring to DBAs, application developers, project leaders, and business users.
  • Research emerging database technologies and trends to understand the future direction of database technology.
  • Ensures compliance with audit, security, and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide DBA support for complex software installation and maintenance, including major upgrades.
  • Proficient in evaluating and recommending software and hardware solutions, gathering opinions, and reaching consensus from a wide audience of stakeholders.
  • Understanding of and commitment to protecting the integrity, security, and privacy of the firm's critical business data.
  • Promote data quality and enforce data integrity
  • Provides after-hours and weekend support and participates in on-call rotation (24X7).What You'll Need---
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems, or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience/subject matter expert on one or more of the following database management systems: Oracle, MS SQL, Mongo, SQL MI, Qlik, Databricks, and Kafka
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience with more than one of the following: Linux, the current release of Oracle, PL/SQL, ASM, SQL tuning, replication, data modeling, and development life cycle methodologies.
    • Experience in the creation of documentation and implementation plans
    • Experience using automation tools/languages such as ansible tower, python, PowerShell java, terraform
    • Openness to continuous learning is a must.
    • Knowledge of software packaging and deployment processes is a plus.
    • Knowledge of DBaaS and cloud technologies (Azure) is a plus.
    • Knowledge of DevOps for Database a plus (GIT, CICD Pipelines, Liquibase, Cloud bees, etc.).
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to make or review decisions on problems with high visibility, and high risk to the firm
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex technical issues in business terms
    • Excellent relationship management, organizational, communication, time management, and interpersonal skills
    • Champion's innovations and Champions Change
    • Ability to work in both a team environment and as an individual contributor
    • Provide feedback on peers to the leaders
      • 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For - By Great Place to Work - and FORTUNE Magazine - Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list.
        • From FORTUNE -2021 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.
        • 2021 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation's 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.
          • From The Human Rights Campaign. All Rights Reserved
          • 2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.
          • J.D. Power, 2021 - Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
            • Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors' satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit jdpower.com/awards for more information.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
              Salary: $76798 - $130764
              Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Elgin , Sr Oracle Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Saint Charles, Illinois

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