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Sr. Database Administrator

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The Senior Database Administrator is responsible for the support and maintenance of the Finance and Supply Chain applications suite at Cox Enterprises centered around Oracle E-Business Suite. To be successful in this role, the DBA must be able to work effectively in a fluid, fast-paced environment. This role requires good communication skills, both with team members and technology partners. In addition, the successful Senior Database Administrator must be able to work with minimal supervision on multiple concurrent projects.
Responsibilities (included, but not limited to):

  • Provide operational support of applications and platforms such as Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Integration Cloud, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
  • Partner with development and operations teams along with vendors to provide support and maintenance for applications, platforms, and environments across the portfolio
  • Partner with architecture teams to influence design of emerging database applications, including cloud native, and develop structures that accommodate evolving business, technical and user requirements
  • Participate in the planning and execution of platform patching and validations
  • Implement platform automation by writing scripts and integrating toolsets
  • Provide accurate metrics and status on application and platform performance
  • Identify and prioritize operational and platform improvement opportunities
  • Plans for and implements backup and recovery for all relevant applications
  • Proactively influence architecture/solution designs and support processes by sharing subject matter expertise and highlighting risks
  • Develops, updates, and maintains database manuals, documentation, policies and procedures for installing, configuring, maintaining and using database systems and technologies
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation


  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline and 4 years' experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master's degree and 2 years' experience; a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience; or 8 years' experience in a related field.
  • 2 - 3+ years of hands-on experience administering Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS), Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), and/or Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC)
  • Cloud/platform automation and orchestration experience
  • Working knowledge of Oracle databases and ability to perform SQL queries
  • Working knowledge of LINUX and shell scripting
  • Solid group facilitation and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Understanding of both Software Development Life Cycle and DevOps best practices such as Agile methodologies and Continuous Integration/Delivery for distributed services
  • Experience working in an agile team
  • Proven documentation and presentation skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a changing environment
  • Ability to adjust to rapid changes in deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple high priority projects
  • Quickly understand new information and how it connects to a larger picture
  • Openness to receiving and applying feedback
  • Possess a collaborative, get-it-done personality
  • Ability to partner with Managed Service Onshore and Offshore resources (resource planning, escalation, documentation review)

About Cox
Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses - which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications - is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!
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 .
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's 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.
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What are Cox Enterprises Perks + Benefits

Cox Enterprises Benefits Overview

We want our employees living their best lives. That means different things to different people, so we’ve curated benefits that reflect myriad needs and pursuits. Whether you’re looking for comprehensive healthcare or want to further your education, eager for adoption service support or a solid 401(K), Cox has all this, and much, much more awaiting you.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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