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Lead Database Administrator - Oracle at Spectrum (Charlotte, NC)

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Leads in the design, implementation and maintenance of production databases in compliance with application specifications and company policies, standards and procedures. Manages and maintains all production and non-production data bases to include Oracle, SQL, and Teradata).
Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Perform installations and configurations of grid infrastructure, databases, clients etc.
  • Design and maintain access and security administration.
  • Design, implement and maintain backup and recovery strategies on Database Management Systems.
  • Design, install, configure and maintains High Availability (RAC, RAC One Node, Data Guard etc.) Database solutions.
  • Plan and organize the team's project and work responsibilities by defining project scope, establishing timelines, organizing project teams, and tracking/assigning deliverables, and working with internal/external departments to achieve project objectives.
  • Serve as escalation point in absence of leadership in the troubleshooting of alerts (alert log, jobs, disk group, tablespace, etc.) and performance issues.
  • Provide recommendations to team around designs, installs, configures, maintains and troubleshoots High Availability (real application clustering-RAC, RAC One Node, Data Guard etc.) Database solutions.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot and monitor GoldenGate replication.
  • Expertise in setup using OEM as a monitoring and diagnostics tool and identifies/resolves the performance issues.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve alerts (alert log, Jobs, Disk Group, Tablespace etc.) and performance issues.
  • Perform capacity planning of different server environments and provides recommendations to management to sustain business growth.
  • Proactively works with development teams to improve database design and procedures on PL/SQL best practices etc.
  • Coach and mentor junior Database Administrators as well as provide guidance on work assignments.
  • Guide database administration team members and advise leadership by communicating issues to a wide variety of internal and external departments to include technical teams, senior leadership, and vendors.
  • Gather business requirements and designs, implements multiple projects along with the production support.
  • Create standard operational procedures and templates.
  • Perform research and provides plans to remediate complex business problems.
  • Represent the database operations team working closely with clients and partners.
  • Participate in on call rotation.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Oracle 11g and 12c database architecture and its implementation
  • Demonstrated understanding of best practices in maintaining medium to large scale database systems (Oracle, SQL, and/or Teradata)
  • In-depth knowledge in Oracle RAC and ASM
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Instance, database and query tuning to improve the performance of the database/application
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Linux operating systems and shell scripting
  • Demonstrated experience with Oracle OEM monitoring
  • Expert knowledge of Oracle GoldenGate
  • Knowledge of MySQL database
  • Advanced knowledge of business awareness, critical analysis, and integration of information as well as the ability to develop action-oriented plans
  • Advanced leadership skills and ability to manage instances with multiple operating system platforms.
  • Ability to present technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to assign tasks to small teams and follow-up on assigned tasks in a 24x7 database support environment.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with others to resolve problems, handle requests or situations

Required Education
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experience
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Oracle and various database management systems in testing, implementation, maintenance and administration in a multiple platform environment - 10+ years
Experience working with Oracle/SQL/Teradata and various database management systems in testing, Implementation, maintenance and administration in a multiple platform environment - 8+ years
Office environment
24x7 on-call support
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What are Spectrum Perks + Benefits

Spectrum Benefits Overview

Working for Spectrum means working to keep people connected to what matters most, helping underserved communities be better connected, and powering the remote and essential workers which were critical in the past two years.

On top of this mission, the employment opportunity here is financially rewarding - with compelling wages, excellent benefits with no increase in cost, and healthy retirement savings options, we provide the security to build a financially sound future.

There are also many opportunities to learn new skills and grow fulfilling and lasting careers. We offer stability in this time of uncertainty.

We are pleased to offer free or discounted Spectrum services to employees depending on where they live. Employees who live in a Charter service area can receive residential TV, high-speed internet and voice services and have access to Spectrum Mobile. Employees who live outside of a Charter service area can get our Spectrum TV Essentials package and have access to Spectrum Mobile services.

Our employees' financial well-being is just as important as their physical and emotional well-being. With our market-leading company match, for every $1 employees put into their 401(k), we put in $1 up to 6% of their eligible pay. On top of that, most employees receive an additional company contribution equal to 3% of their eligible pay into a Retirement Accumulation Plan.

We're proud to provide employees with some of the best benefits in our industry and we're committed to keeping them affordable so you can keep more of your paycheck. For example, we put up to $1,500 into an account to help you pay for qualified health care expenses and we have absorbed the full cost increase for the medical, dental and vision coverage for 8 years in a row.

We're also proud of the ways our employees grow their knowledge. We help cover the costs, like $5,250 per year in tuition reimbursement, so you can focus on more important things, like your path to greater opportunities. With a dedicated focus on career development, employees can have confidence that day one is truly just the beginning.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
With our business resource groups, we welcome you to be part of a strong community that gives you opportunities to network, develop and grow your career.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We aim to foster an inclusive culture and workplace where every person feels empowered. No matter your background, identity or beliefs, we welcome you to explore a career with us.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Spectrum offers discounts at specified per location daycares.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Spectrum employees have plenty of on-site parking options including lots and a garage.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We believe mentoring plays a vital role in career growth. We're proud of our mentorship program here at Spectrum.
Online course subscriptions available

An Insider's view of Spectrum

How does your team reward individual success?

Building a culture of success is critical to our companies business success. We have numerous programs that allow peers and leaders to recognize individuals for their contributions. Our Spark allows you to earn points that can be used to purchase gift cards and items from your favorite merchant.


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