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TITLE: Lead Database Engineer
DUTIES: DFS Corporate Services LLC seeks Lead Database Engineer in Riverwoods, IL to monitor databases for performance degradation, connectivity issues, system events, and alerts. Update and manage tickets through resolution with vendors and internal support groups. Test, analyze, and perform corrective actions, and restore availability and services in a timely and accurate manner to eliminate or reduce application impact. Provide timely notifications to management and outage team and escalate tickets to appropriate internal and external management as needed. Perform scheduled changes, including patching, maintenance, deployment, decommission, configuration, and performance tuning, for all hardware and software used to support the database infrastructure. Participate with infrastructure and application teams regarding project work, POCs and troubleshooting services. Participate in pager rotation to provide 24/7 support for all database system environments, including Production, Test, and Development. Promote a risk-aware culture to effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related field and four (4) years of experience in the job offered or related occupation: conducting performance tuning using SQL; reading Automatic Workload Repository (AWR), Active Session History (ASH), and Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM) reports from Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM); upgrading, migrating, and patching experience utilizing Oracle database; performing Shell scripting; and utilizing Oracle Exadata Platform.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: Please apply directly through our website https://jobs.discover.com/ for Job ID R6258 by clicking on “Apply Now.” No calls. Equal Opportunity Employer/disability/vet.
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