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Database Administrator

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/3/2017 4:44:48 PM
  • 2790060
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Florida; West Melbourne


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


We are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling
industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using
our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a
century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives.
That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of
transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that
keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago,
Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The database administrator will be responsible for building the Grid Solutions Applications Database infrastructure, including Oracle sizing, retention, and performance.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Database Administrator, you will:

  • Configure, build, deploy, and maintain internal and customer-deliverable Oracle Databases for Grid Solution systems, using existing processes and procedures
  • Support product development and customization to the standard database infrastructure per project and customer requirements
  • Familiar with database infrastructure for Oracle RAC, and standalone Oracle, using ASM. This includes knowledge of storage systems, networks on Linux and Windows platforms
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose complex Oracle database issues, including configuration, data integrity, performance tuning, software bugs, and operational service failures
  • Work with program developers to ensure continual optimization of SQL queries and database configurations
  • Practiced troubleshooting and problem analysis of complex Oracle database and RAC issues
  • Provide direct customer support, both in-plant and on-site, for US domestic and international customers



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or equivalent work experience; Minimum of 5 years experience in Oracle database
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:
  • Ability and Willingness to travel, both US and international, 20%


Desired Characteristics:
  • Oracle 12c and 11g administration
  • Ability to work as part of a team in building, administering, and deploying systems
  • Ability to develop and follow procedures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, particularly in documenting and teaching installation and configuration processes
  • Demonstrable experience in developing advanced Oracle 12c RAC architecture designs and corresponding support models within a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience in Oracle operational support best practices
  • Advanced knowledge of Oracle database and SQL tuning practices
  • Certification – Oracle Database 12c
  • Oracle Linux Experience
  • Virtualization (VMware) Experience
  • Experience administering a production-state system, and interacting directly with customers
  • Oracle DataGuard experience
  • Oracle Golden Gate experience
  • Experience in mission critical IT operations support environments
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization and external customers
  • Experience working in a global organization
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

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Locations: United States ; Florida; West Melbourne

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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