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Senior Manager, Oracle Database Administrator

Location: Richmond, Virginia; New York, New York; McLean, Virginia
Job ID R105620 Updated date 01/21/2021
Recruiting: VA - Richmond, United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Senior Manager, Oracle Database Administrator

This role is for an experienced database professional who will drive high-caliber database design, solution delivery, and support in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. The successful candidate must be an influential technical leader with deep database expertise and a collaborative style that promotes a culture of innovation and well managed excellence. We are seeking an experienced Oracle Database Administrator with extensive knowledge of relational database management systems, security, and resilient database design. The candidate will be capable to direct, monitor, and manage new and existing database solutions on the Cloud.
  • Create, manage, and optimize Amazon Web Services EC2 and RDS instances
  • Manage Oracle database environments including Oracle Data Guard Broker and Oracle Golden Gate processes
  • Provide technical leadership that fosters database innovation and champions automation
  • Support strategic planning for database architecture, resource management, capacity planning and growth
  • Ensure best practices in database planning, design, configuration, performance, and resilience
  • Evaluate and propose design and process improvements to achieve performance and cost optimization
  • Identify inefficiencies in current database designs and implement improved solutions
  • Plan and implement capacity and resource expansion to ensure scalability of databases
  • Drive efficient run-the-engine support
  • Ensure operational performance monitoring and reporting
  • Implement effective risk management controls and own adherence to all compliance related items (exceptions, waivers, risks, technical compliance, access control)
  • Lead incident resolution efforts and engages the appropriate resources to complete corrective actions as quickly as possible
  • Manage root cause analysis and problem management activities for continuous improvement initiatives, incident reduction and performance enhancements
  • Plan and participate in Disaster Recovery exercises, system failover planning and testing
  • Participate with agile team members and product owners to ensure database design and performance meet current and future business requirements 
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 10 years of database experience
  • At least 10 years experience with performance tuning, developing, installing, configuring, and supporting database environments
  • At least 10 years experience with Oracle databases
  • At least 7 years experience with data storage, data modeling and data access patterns 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 or more Amazon Web Services certifications (Solutions Architect Associate, Developer Associate, or SysOps Admin Associate)
  • 5+ years’ experience Linux/Unix shell scripting
  • 10+ years working with Oracle Databases
  • 3+ years of cloud experience (AWS)
  • 2+ years of other relational database experience (MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc)


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.  

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