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Lead Database Administrator

Company: Cox Automotive
Location: Draper
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Location: 13693 S 200 W, Draper, UT, USADivision: Cox AutomotiveJob Level: Individual ContributorTravel: Yes, 5 % of the TimeSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 218561The Lead Database Administrator is responsible for the development and design of database strategies, system monitoring and improving database performance and capacity, and planning for future expansions. This is a hands-on position requiring solid technical skills, especially in performance tuning, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Would be responsible for maintaining and supporting all Production/QA/development Oracle, MySQL , PostgreSQL DBs.
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Working with multiple project teams on database design and best practices.
  • Help developers to performance tune code related to database access.
  • Provide support for critical production systems. Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Identify any issues related to database performance and provide corrective measures.
  • PL/SQL intermediate knowledge.
  • Install and configure new all database systems.
  • Managing high-transactional VLDB (multi-terabyte) production 24x7x365 database environments
  • Installing, configuring, upgrading, administration and performance tuning of Oracle 12c , 19c databases running on Linux
  • Participate in the on-call DBA rotation
  • Carryout periodic database maintenances such as re-organizing the tables, rebuilding the indexes etc.
  • Configure and maintain high availability in a hybrid environment - AWS and On_prem
    • Automating the recurring database tasks by writing UNIX shell scripts and schedule them in cron
    • Automating the recurring database tasks by writing terraform scripts and/or
    • Proven knowledge in running large production system at AWS. Qualifications:
      • Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
      • BS degree in related field and 7+ years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
      • Minimum of 3 years in running large OLTP and BI production systems at AWS.
      • Minimum of 7 years managing high-transactional Oracle and other databases.
      • Minimum of 3 successive major Oracle versions upgrades. 10g to 11g , 11g to 12c and 12c to 19c.
      • Minimum of 5 years managing Oracle Golden Gate.
      • Minimum of 3 years managing MySQL , PostgreSQL databases.
      • Minimum of 2 years managing AMS DMS.
      • Minimum of 1 year managing Apache Kafka and/or using AWS MSK.
      • Minimum of 5 years writing and debugging PL/SQL code.
      • Minimum of 7 years being part of on-call DBA team.
      • Minimum of 2 years using terraform or terraform-aws-cloudfront.
      • Must be capable of working well individually as well as in a team setup with minimum supervision
      • Outstanding communication and troubleshooting skills with a positive attitudeNice to have:
        • Experience in an agile scrum environment
        • BI and Informatica experience is an added advantage
        • Load testing knowledge experience
        • Experience with Python language
        • Kubernetes experience
          Who We AreAbout Cox AutomotiveTheres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto. About Cox We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, .Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship. Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Cox Automotive, Draper , Lead Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Draper, Utah

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