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Database Administrator - Oracle

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Date: Sep 9, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216 Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48241

Location(s):  Charlotte, NC or Corning, NY

 

Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, building and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems. Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played a meaningful role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through a creative and collaborative research and development process.

 

Corning Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.



The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.

 

SCOPE/PURPOSE OF POSITION:

 

Leverage technical acumen to provide superior Engineering and production support for Oracle Database environments. In addition, will drive and participate in efforts to ensure platform stability to maximize performance of database environments. Partner with application owners/teams to understand application and business needs and SLO.  

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • The primary focus will be on production support for database environments working with 24X7 support staff
  • Database administration (Installation, configuration and management, patching and upgrade of the database environments)
  • Perform Database backup and recovery
  • Perform Database refresh
  • Database/SQL Monitoring and Performance Tuning
  • Using database expertise and leadership experience to identify and drive improvement efforts related to our database portfolio
  • Participate in Change Advisory Board and provide guidance governance on Database changes. Performing problem resolution for complex issues including root cause analysis, and outlining resolution options
  • Providing off-hours support, when required, for critical production issues.
  • Automate Infrastructure components leveraging understanding of scripting, coding and automation using one or more of the following: PowerShell, Microsoft DSC, Chef, Puppet, Ruby, Terraform, OEM or others.
  • Maintains technical knowledge on current and emerging Multi-Cloud developments, industry trends, assesses the opportunity, and collaborates with stakeholders to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies
  • Work with the third-party support team (on-shore and off-shore) and application support teams to educate and guide them for steady-state supporting database infrastructure related technologies
  • Promotes and self-demonstrates Corning’s principles of Performance, Leadership, Innovation, Independence, the Individual, Quality, and Integrity

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

 

  • BS degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

  • 2-5 years working in IT as Oracle Database Administrator

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

 

  • Played pivotal roles as Database Administrator and support staff across various database technologies
  • Knowledgeable in database technologies – Oracle RAC, Grid Infrastructure, Oracle Enterprise Manager, Linux scripting etc.
  • Database/SQL Monitoring and Performance Tuning
  • Experience with Linux and Windows OS
  • Should have experience of working in Manufacturing Industry (or similar) to understand the data security requirements like ITAR/PCI/PHI/HIPPA/NIST/SOX etc.
  • Effective leadership, organization, and planning skills, with ability to handle changing priorities
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated track record of on time delivery within budget; ability to drive projects to successful conclusion using influencing tools
  • Ability to lead international teams across multiple initiatives that span various lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and cultures

 

DESIRED SKILLS

 

  • Very good English language skills (verbal & written).
  • Achievement orientation, creative thinking and enthusiasm
  • Open-minded, strong in communication
  • Very good presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, ability to pick up things quickly

 

Travel:  No Travel required

 

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

 

 

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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