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H-E-B, L.P. Senior Oracle Database Administrator (Senior Oracle DBA)-Dallas, TX in Austin, Texas

H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 420+ stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $34 billion. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 145,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.

Senior Oracle DBA

Since H-E-B Digital Technology's inception, we've been investing heavily in our customers' digital experience, reinventing how they find inspiration from food, how they make food decisions, and how they ultimately get food into their homes. This is an exciting time to join H-E-B Digital--we're using the best available technologies to deliver modern, engaging, reliable, and scalable experiences to meet the needs of our growing audience. If you enjoy taking on new challenges, working in a rapidly changing environment, learning new skills, and applying it all to solve large and impactful business problems, we want you as part of our team.

Do you have a:

HEART FOR PEOPLE... ability to work as part of a team?

HEAD FOR BUSINESS... skills to design, develop, implement, and maintain database applications?

PASSION FOR RESULTS... drive to plan / carry out projects that increase DB availability and performance?

As a Senior Oracle Database Administrator (Senior Oracle DBA) you'll:

  • Oracle Database administration (DBA) and some DBA work on Redis, Couchbase and Neo4j databases etc.

  • Setup and configure Oracle databases with high availability configurations such as Oracle ASM, Oracle RAC and Oracle Data Guard etc.

  • Setup and monitor database backup jobs and work on PROD to NON-PROD database refresh tasks.

  • Monitor database alert notifications, transaction volumes, server and database space utilization, backup jobs and take timely/preventive action before production issues are caused.

  • Participate in on-CALL DBA support rotation and provide after-hours DBA support for production databases during weekends or late nights when required.

  • Assist in fine-tuning application programs / processes that depend on databases.

  • Support application development teams in their production deployments.

  • Assist with root cause analysis (RCA) of production database issues and work towards long-term solutions.

  • Participate in developing standards for data access and database administration.

  • Follow IT change management processes set in H-E-B.

  • Upgrade and patch Oracle database software using high availability configurations such as Oracle RAC and Oracle Data Guard etc. with minimal downtime to applications.

  • Work with Oracle Support for system issues that require product support. Log service requests and follow up for resolution of critical issues in a timely fashion.

  • Work with cross-functional team members belonging to IT Infrastructure, Information Security, Network, Storage etc. in articulating and convincing Oracle database requirements.

  • Prioritize resolving database and database server related security vulnerability findings in a timely fashion.

Who You Are:

  • You have at least 5 (five) years of work experience as an Oracle Database Administrator (Oracle DBA) with at least 2 (two) years preferably on Oracle databases hosted on Oracle Exadata machines.

  • Strong experience in Oracle RAC, Data Guard and ASM (Automatic Storage Management). Experience in Oracle Golden Gate is preferred.

  • Strong experience in Oracle database performance tuning, Backup and Recovery and Oracle Data Pump export and import.

  • Strong experience in Oracle 19c and 12c database versions with Oracle database multitenancy option.

  • Well experienced in Linux shell scripting and preferably in Python programming too in modifying existing database scripts and writing new scripts for automation.

  • Well experienced in installing and maintaining Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) 13c including Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle WebLogic server.

  • Strong experience in Oracle SQL query tuning.

  • You excel at developing strategies to enhance data reliability and minimize redundancies.

  • You have practical analytical abilities to examine IT database and middleware infrastructure and make recommendations on improvements.

  • You are proactive and take responsibility and ownership for tasks and projects assigned and delegated by the DBA team manager.

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and you are punctual in completing work in due time and in attending team meetings.

It’s a Plus if you have:

  • Database administration, support, and management of Redis, Couchbase and Neo4j databases.

  • Database administration experience in at least one of the following PostgreSQL (or) Informix (or) MS SQL Server (or) MySQL (or) DB2.

  • Hands-on in using version control systems such as Gitlab.com and Atlassian Bitbucket server etc.

  • Patching Oracle Exadata hardware components such as InfiniBand switches, Storage cells and Oracle Linux operating system machines.

We Strongly Prefer:

  • Prior work experience in maintaining Oracle databases hosted in Oracle Exadata machines. (Exadata bare metal and/or Exadata Cloud at Customer a.k.a ExaCC).

  • Prior work experience in integrating Oracle database users with Active Directory.



Requisition ID: 2023-93101

Name: DS-Data Infrastructure AUS-EX

External Company URL: careers.heb.com

Street: 2416 E. 6th St