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Lead Oracle Engineer for Database Support

Chandler, Arizona
Job Type
4 Aug 2022
About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Database Engineer...

In this role, you will:

The Database Senior Engineer position, specifically with highest technical expertise in design, administration, high availability, and operational support experience within the Oracle database platform, will join a growing and high energy team supporting enterprise CORE engineering. As a Oracle Lead Database Engineer, you will be responsible for providing the highest technical expertise for the planning, design, implementation, upgrade, patching, capacity planning, and day to day operations for the Oracle database platforms including technical communications with the vendor. This role will also provide oversight, mentoring, and leadership to less experienced on-shore and off-shore staff. The successful candidate must be comfortable working on multiple dynamic projects simultaneously, collaborating with database architects, application teams, information security teams, and leadership at all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities for this role in working on an enterprise team supporting large, highly complex databases include the following:

Provide the highest technical expertise for the planning, analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, and control of the organization's Oracle databases, engaging with DBA teams, architecture, Scrum Master, QA, BSA, Product and supporting teams to create efficient and consistent solutions. Assure successful sprint and release planning following agile development methodology. Lead the most complex or critical Oracle initiatives that typically involve multiple disciplines and multiple business groups, including database architecture, other Core Engineering teams, design, integration, and/or data modeling. Provide highest level of expertise in complex databases troubleshooting and problem resolution and drive continuous process improvement as preventive actions. Recommend improvements to web application processing issues and design. As the recognized technical expert, consult extensively with multiple client groups to provide strategic solutions, influencing long-range internal and enterprise-level data/ database architecture and management strategies. Design and certify next generation database technologies and provide technical leadership and recommendation into the future direction of database technology. Able to handle multiple/conflicting projects and deadlines; able to work on call and provide 24/7 production support. Demonstrate proficient communication skills with management, application teams, vendors, and systems administrators. Interact with customers (internal / external) to meet process deliverables. Has competency in business language skills. Document and present to the technical and non-technical audience database related information. Consult or develop EDM best practices & SOP and promote these standards across the team. Mentor/Train DBA operations team in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of databases and/or database related products, lead educational sessions on continuing basis within our EDM community.
    Required Qualifications, US:
    • 5+ years of Database Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
    • 5+ years of Oracle database (DB) technologies experience
    • 5+ years of experience in supporting software development life cycle for large-scale distributed technology projects and migrations
    • 3+ years of Logical + Physical Data Modeling experience
    Desired Qualifications:
    • Strong Background in Exadata machine administration or other UNIX System Administration experience.
    • Experience with Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture including Oracle Real Application Clustering (RAC), Data Guard and Golden Gate.
    • Experience with Oracle Database backup and restore.
    • Strong knowledge of database patching.
    • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies and tools
    • Strong technical and task/timeline-oriented skills necessary to ensure projects are completed in a timely and accurate manner
    • Knowledgeable in the programming or scripting language
    • Experience in leading the complex or critical data/ database management initiatives and projects
    • Experience with large data sets, transactional platforms, or a combination of both
    • Experience managing one or more industry-standard development tools or scripting languages
    • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Experience with automation a plus.

    We Value Diversity

    At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

    Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business units risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

    Candidates applying to job openings posted in US:All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

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    • Job Reference: 677707190-2
    • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
    • Recruiter: WELLS FARGO
    • Location: Chandler, Arizona
    • Salary: On Application
    • Sector: I.T. & Communications
    • Job Type: Permanent