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Senior Database Administrator

Cox Automotive
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6325 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *213431
The DBA will be actively involved in the evaluation, review, and management of database resources and services in support of Manheims Oracle landscape. They will be responsible for the supporting the overall design and vision for Manheims Oracle database strategy. This position will require an individual who can work with minimal supervision on a wide range of projects interfacing with application teams while constantly ensuring that their work is aligned with our business and technology customers. You will be given the opportunity to work both individually and as part of a team as an Oracle DBA supporting our customers critical Oracle database platform on Exadata and non-Exadata machines.

Tasks and responsibilities

* Enforce and refine database standards

* Review performance stats, recommend changes for tuning database and storage configurations

* Participate in periodic backup audits, including test restores ensuring all databases and associated logs are being backed-up

* Assume ownership of database related problems; pursue problem resolution and root cause analysis

* Develops a strategy for migrating to new releases of Oracle; including patches to address bugs

* Coordinate interaction with vendors in critical database problem situations

* Participate in a 24X7 on-call rotation

* Learn and stay current on the key facets of the applications that leverage the databases being supported

* Learn and stay current on the features and functionality of Oracle

* Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and standards

* Develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of cross system interactions


* Patching/Upgrading with minimal downtime

* Experience deploying and supporting Oracle Exadata Database preferred

* Well versed with all advanced features of Oracle version 12c and 19c

* Disaster Recovery (Active Data Guard, Golden Gate)

* Exposure to Oracle Cloud/AWS

* Knowledge of DB Tools/Utilities (e.g., Toad, Enterprise Manager, SQL Developer)

* Understanding of industry best practices pertaining to Oracle

* Design and manage VLDB/data warehouse

* Strong Performance tuning skills

* NetApp/NFS

* Knowledge and Working Experience of automation tools (Jenkins, Terraform, etc)

* Strong troubleshooting and proactive analytical skills to ensure minimum downtime of production databases

* Thorough understanding of Oracle connectivity at a logical and physical level

* Must have proven ability to follow priorities and timelines

* Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills

* Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Proven ability to work independently or as an integral member of a team

* Experience and willingness to teach/mentor others

Recommended skills, abilities

* Ability to work well with different staff levels

* Ability to translate highly technical solutions/problems to audiences at varying technical levels

* Strong ability to prepare and present technical documentation

* Ability to communicate in a professional manner when interacting across staff levels and with internal/external customers

* Understand the importance of communicating risk assessment

Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-04-30 Expires: 2021-07-12
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