DevOps Database Administrator

| Chicago

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Our IT organization has a critical role in driving extraordinary business results. Through a strong partnership with other areas of our business, we bring innovative thinking to every conversation and deliver with integrity. We’re looking for people who bring great ideas and who make our partners’ ideas better. Intellectually curious advisors (not order takers) who focus on outcomes to creatively solve business problems. People who not only embrace change, but who accelerate it.
Job Description

DevOps Database Administrator is responsible for the platform administrator aspect of the system. As a Database Administrator, the primary focus is maintaining the availability, security, and health of the system. In addition, the role has a unique capability of experimenting and adopting current technologies and trends to bring efficiency and operational excellence.

Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations

  • Install, configure and administer databases, including and not limited to, Oracle, MS SQL and Open source technologies like MySQL, MongoDB, Postgresql, etc.

  • Install, configure, administer and maintain Oracle ERP Applications as Application DBA role

  • Setup and maintain databases in the development, test and production environments.

  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, technology upgrades, and system resource optimization.

  • Develop prototypes and proof of concept solutions.

  • Support developers in development oriented activities.

  • Prepare effort estimates, low-level execution plans, delivery schedules.

  • Develop & maintain documentation for assigned projects including install guide, troubleshooting guide, etc.

  • Track the latest database solutions in the industry to drive technology refresh.

  • Provide support per project needs; investigate and troubleshoot issues; perform regular log analysis, security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.

  • Liaisons with the Infrastructure team, Application team, Architecture team, third parties, as necessary.

Desired Background/Knowledge/Skills

Technical Skills

  • Experience in Oracle Database Administration 10g/11g/12C,18C MS SQL Server, Open source database technologies like MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL
  • Understanding IaaS or PaaS offering. I.e. AWS, OCI, Azure

  • Hands-on database administration skills.

  • Hands-on experience with Oracle Applications installation and maintenance. 

  • Experience installing and configuring Real Application Clusters / Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) solutions or clustering technologies to address high availability requirement.

  • Experience in performing backup and restore.

  • Experience with advanced security options: Data Encryption & Data masking, Database vault & Audit vault

  • Experience with Disaster Recovery solutions – Logical/Physical standby, Data guard or storage level replication

  • Knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) concepts such as SQL, stored procedures, JDBC/ODBC drivers, tables, foreign keys, joins, normalization, etc.

  • UNIX/Windows knowledge with experience in writing shell scripts, creating schedule jobs on UNIX/Linux/Windows.

  • Experience in standard operating procedures to perform pre and post-production support activities.

  • Experience in troubleshooting and documenting issues, gaps, and resolutions.

  • Able to provide incident management expert-level support to Operations team as needed.

Soft Skills:

  • Manage project task execution independently and get all associated team members to deliver their tasks on time, both with and without direct authority.

  • Self-motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem-solving skills.

  • Highly organized and thorough, with an ability to facilitate communication and scheduling among different levels of staff

  • Ability to perform under pressure, handling interruptions and changes without losing productivity and plan assignments and monitor performance according to priorities as demonstrated by regularly meeting established deadlines

  • Ability to provide consistent follow through with the Team Manager and IT Project manager on issues/concerns to ensure appropriate visibility and escalation where needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with others in a consistently positive manner, exercising discretion and tact


Basic Requirements

  • Must have at least 7 years of professional work experience in IT
  • Must have at least 5 years of hands-on experience in administering Database Technology
  • Having Industry recognized certification (like OCP, OCM, AWS or OCI Solution Architecture ) is a plus


Travel Requirements

Relocation Provided

Position Type

Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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