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Oracle DBA - Hybrid Job

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; TX - Amarillo

 

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

 

 

Position Summary

The Oracle DBA Hybrid role is responsible for working on the Database Services team and directly with customers to identify, prioritize, deliver and operate innovative IT solutions. They will analyze and define IT solutions or process changes to meet customer needs and minimize cost. They are involved and lead aspects of database lifecycle management, including roadmap planning, delivery, and support to releases. They own creation and maintenance of necessary database related documentation and communication. In partnership with the business, they drive to ensure the IT solution meets continuously changing business needs. They will research and identify industry best practices, products and processes that are trending and/or that best meet customer needs.

Essential Responsibilities

 

  • Solution Delivery: Contribute to and lead analysis aspects of roadmap delivery. Support and lead requirements management, QA and deployment activities. Identify and drive resolution to capability gaps or operational risks. Partner cross-organizationally and with vendor partners to analyze cost/benefit of various options. Ensure solution delivery practices are structured, sound, and compliant.
  • Relationship Management: Work in strong partnership with team, partners and stakeholders across the organization. Establish a deep acumen and work with customers to propose, prioritize and deploy continuous improvement. Cultivate and sustain a deep acumen of business functions, processes and needs. Liaise with business partners on IT industry capabilities. Work collaboratively across organizations and stakeholder groups to ensure solutions are compliant and secure.
  • Operations: Participate in system health assessments through analysis of application operation, identification of operational risks, and recommendation on lifecycle planning events such as upgrades and decommissions. Support validation and measurement of business value for deployed solutions. Foresee changing business needs, and assess needs for solution changes.
  • Subject Matter Expertise: Sustain deep acumen in analytical methods and tools, industry trends and organizational goals to ensure optimal technology solutions are sought.


Minimum Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Science, Business or related field, or 4 years of experience equivalent to the position.
  • Five years of related functional experience.
  • Experience with Project or Product delivery practices, including SDLC, Agile, and Waterfall.
  • Demonstrated ability to recommend innovative solutions to meet business needs.
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement through lean and agile practices.
  • Demonstrated in depth knowledge of end-to-end process and system capabilities, as well as industry standards and emerging technologies and methods.
  • Ability to understand technical, functional, and operational details of respective solutions.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and detail orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to build functional and technical subject matter expertise, process and tools expertise, and drive consistency in processes.
  • In-depth knowledge or the ability to quickly attain expertise on core IT components within the respective domain.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Science, Business or related field, or 4 years of experience equivalent to the position.
  • Strong communication skills, effective with varying organizational levels and skill sets.
  • Strong Relationship Management and collaboration skills, with a track record of working as one team cross-organizationally to drive innovation and business results.

 

Preferred Requirements 

 

-Experience in Oracle and Exadata with the ability to provide best practices for Oracle Exadata architecture and database technologies including auditing, monitoring, patching, security, backup/recovery, disaster recovery, performance tuning, creating databases, supporting application teams and end users, shell scripting, Linux, troubleshooting, and encryption.

-Hybrid DBA cloud experience focused on knowledge of cloud vendors, database provisioning, cloud migration and management experience, in-depth capacity management experience, experience in controlling/monitoring costs, VPC network/security configuration, backup and recovery, patching and security, and application architectures.

-Perform a key role in architecting large, consolidated database solutions to optimize application and database performance while simplifying maintenance activities for the life cycle management of existing technology and solutions. 

-Experience in resolving various application, database, and infrastructure issues impacting availability and performance of enterprise applications. 

-Experience in agile delivery methodology.

-Experience with ServiceNow a plus.

 

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Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

 

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
    

 

Posting Notes:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Technology Services || 56745:IT-Enterprise Services || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $77,000 to $109,666 per year

 
This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

 

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Requisition Number: 50360

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

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

 

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