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Data Operations Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/12/2017 3:56:48 PM
  • 2819527
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States; Michigan; Van Buren Township


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.
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:
This position is responsible for implementing key strategic initiatives within the Database Services Team and to provide IT and Database operational and architecture support to all application development and support groups within GE. Partner with Application teams in the design, development, and implementation of IT solutions. Represent Data Services in cross-business councils and with key vendors.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Upgrade, configure, tune, and debug all components of databases (Oracle / Open source)
  • Plan, execute, and support continuous production rollouts of new functionality
  • Plan and execute strategy to stay current on database technology and releases.
  • Provide evaluation, architecture, and integration skills to implement and support 3rd Party products.
  • Architect HA/DR solutions to ensure application availability.
  • Contribute to overall capacity planning and configuration management of the supporting infrastructure.
  • Work with the CIS Security Team to promptly address any security issues.
  • Identify and lead automation of repetitive processes to minimize errors and maximize service delivery.
  • Document processes and train team members within an onsite/offsite resource model.
  • Integrate with a larger DBA team that supports other custom Oracle database applications.
  • Work effectively across various support teams and with senior management.
  • Apply Six Sigma methodology to all aspects of the applications.
  • Research DB technology, determine business requirements, propose changes, and develop migration and implementation plans.
  • Work with application teams and business leaders to formulate project plans and strategy.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Information Systems, Computer Science or Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years in Oracle database administration experience including implementations, upgrades, and performance tuning

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Van Buren Township, MI



    Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum 1 year in open source db administration experience including implementations, upgrades, and performance tuning.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with Linux and or Solaris operating systems.
  • Experience of authoring and maintaining UNIX shell scripts.
  • Minimum 1 year with problem analysis/resolution for O/S, database, and middle tier technologies.
  • Experience supporting high availability and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Minimum 1 year in open source db administration experience including implementations, upgrades, and performance tuning.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with Linux and or Solaris operating systems.
  • Experience of authoring and maintaining UNIX shell scripts.
  • Minimum 1 year with problem analysis/resolution for O/S, database, and middle tier technologies.
  • Experience supporting high availability and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Experience in Oracle 12C.
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts.
  • Data Modeling and ERD design experience.
  • Track record of understanding and learning about current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities.
  • Proven ability to recognize and execute process improvements.
  • Capable in new product evaluation, architecture, implementation, and integration with Oracle databases and Oracle Applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, cross-team training, and documentation skills.
  • Willingness to support 24/7/365 applications including on call rotations.
  • Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources.
  • Change oriented – actively generates process improvements; supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways.

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    Locations: United States; Michigan; Van Buren Township

    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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