Senior Oracle Database Administrator

at Capital One Services II, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job ID: R120437


802 Delaware Avenue (18052), United States of America, Wilmington, Delaware


Senior Oracle Database Administrator


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment author

This position will be responsible for supporting new and existing database systems managed on the cloud. The Database Administrator/Developer will help guide best practices in database administration, data high availability, database management, database design, process improvement, presenting technical information, reporting, quality, technical understanding, attention to detail, thoroughness, requirements analysis and introducing innovation with automation.


The Database Administrator/Developer should have advanced knowledge of Oracle databasesincluding the creation and implementation of fully functional cloud database instances.




Amazon Web Services - Create/manage/optimize - EC2 and RDS instances, Cloudwatch, S3 buckets, Jenkins jobs


Create/Manage Oracle Data Guard Broker and Oracle Golden Gate processes/workflows


Leads incident resolution efforts, participates in Incident Management activities, and engages the appropriate resources to complete corrective actions as quickly as possible


Supports and participates in root cause analysis and Problem Management activities for continuous improvement initiatives for service improvements, incident reduction and performance enhancements.


Coordinates Change, Release and Configuration Management activities to ensure stability and control of services in production environment


Participates and coordinates Production integration, production testing and validations


Participates and supports SLA and operational performance monitoring and reporting


Implements effective Risk Management controls, owns adherence to all compliance related items (exceptions, waivers, risks, technical compliance, access control)


Plans and participates in Disaster Recovery exercises, system failover planning and testing


Participates and supports effective operational document management practices and controls improvements, incident reduction and performance enhancement


Participate in agile process and analyze user requirements and, based on findings, design functional specifications for databases following database standards


Assist in planning and implementing capacity and resource expansion to ensure scalability of company databases


Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts


Work with agile teams and product owners to ensure database design and performance meet business requirements


Identify inefficiencies in current databases and implement improved solutions


Assist in planning and performing database upgrades and migrations


Participate with a team that provides day-to-day support and maintenance for existing and new databases


Provide production support for the production databases




Programming Languages/Workflows - Shell Scripting (BASH, KSH), Python, AWS (Chef, Json, Cloud Formation, Jenkins), Oracle PL/SQL, SQL*Plus


Oracle Enterprise Monitoring


Oracle Data Guard Broker


Oracle Golden Gate


Strong Oracle performance tuning skills


Strong written and oral communication skills


Strong presentation and interpersonal skills


Ability to take initiatives and conduct research into database issues, standards, and products independently


Strong time management skills, able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and balance priorities


Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language


Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


Basic Qualifications


Bachelor's degree


At least 5 years of Database experience


At least 5 years of experience with performance tuning, developing, installing, configuring and supporting database environments


At least 5 years of experience with data storage, data modeling and data access patterns


At least 3 years of experience... For full info follow application link.


Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; Newark, New Jersey Ordinance 12-1630; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries. 




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Job Posting: 846553

Posted On: Sep 19, 2021

Updated On: Oct 09, 2021