Oracle Bilingual (Japanese) Exadata Principal Technical Support Analyst in Montpelier, Vermont
As a member of the Support organization, your focus is to deliver post-sales support and solutions to the Oracle customer base while serving as an advocate for customer needs. This involves resolving post-sales non-technical customer inquiries via phone and electronic means, as well as, technical questions regarding the use of and troubleshooting for our Electronic Support Services. A primary point of contact for customers, you are responsible for facilitating customer relationships with Support and providing advice and assistance to internal Oracle employees on diverse customer situations and escalated issues.
As a Principal Support Engineer, you will offer strategic technical support to assure the highest level of customer satisfaction. A primary focus is to create/utilize automated technology and instrumentation to diagnose, document, and resolve/avoid customer issues. You are expected to be an expert member of the technical problem solving/problem avoidance team, routinely sought after to address extremely complex, critical customer issues. Services may be frequently provided by on-site customer visits.
Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 7 years experience with Core products or eight years experience with Applications products, BS Computer Science/Management Information Systems/Science/ Engineering/Math/Physics/Chemistry with 3.0 GPA OR (for Applications) proven professional/ technical experience, i.e., demonstrating an understanding of Applications at a functional and technical level (preferably Oracle).
This position is for a Principal Support Engineer to join an established Oracle Database Exadata & Cloud support team. Candidate needs to be fluent in Japanese language (verbal and written) as well as English. Candidate needs to be located in the US - East Coast is a preference - and will be largely supporting customers in Japan.
The team’s main responsibility is to troubleshoot & resolve highly complex technical Cloud and Exadata Database. We are seeking expertise in the following areas - candidates with wider skill range will have advantage: Cloud, Exadata, Real Application Clusters, High Availability, Data Guard, Recovery, ZDLRA, Performance, Memory Management, Database and Query tuning, Storage, ASM, Golden Gate, Security, Networking, Enterprise Manager etc. The Engineer should have good hands on experience on UNIX, Linux and/or Solaris platforms.
The selected candidates are expected to work in partnership with customers, other support engineers and developers to deliver a superior ownership experience to the customer. The selected candidate will have opportunities to become an Expert / Guru in Database, Exadata & Cloud technologies. The candidate will be widely regarded as a subject matter expert in their current role and will demonstrate the ability to resolve complex problems or identify acceptable workarounds. He/she should be able to perform their assigned duties with a great degree of independence requiring minimal direction. The Engineer is expected to be a key member of the technical problem solving as well as problem avoidance team, routinely sought after to address extremely complex, critical customer issues.
The main role of a Support engineer is to troubleshoot highly complex technical problems (Oracle Database & Exadata) requiring high level of technical expertise
Works directly with customers
Participates in weekend rotation and shifts
Participates in initiatives that improve overall product and documentation quality
Participates in product/platform testing
Drives improvements in product quality
Serves as Situation Manager on highly sensitive Customer issues
Consults with Management in directing resolution of critical Customer situations
Consults with Customers on complex use of Oracle products
Achieves knowledge transfer through development and delivery of training, knowledge sessions, mentoring etc.
Creates /reviews Knowledge Articles
Contributes significantly towards the “My Oracle Support” Database communities
Analyzes work load, determines best practices and implements changes to improve productivity
Proactively contributes to increasing the team efficiency by sharing knowledge, providing feedback about best practices, writing tools / utilities
Who are we looking for?
Greater than 10 years of industry experience
Technical degree i.e. BE / B.Tech / M.Tech / MCA / M.Sc. in Computer Science / Management Information Systems / Engineering / Math / Physics / Chemistry or proven professional and technical experience.
Oracle OCP DBA certification - Preferred
Oracle OCM DBA Certification is a plus
We are looking for a core technical person, who has hands-on Database administration experience on UNIX/Linux and/or worked as L3 level support engineer and/or having equivalent knowledge. He/She should possess the following technical skills:
Database architecture knowledge and administration
Good knowledge on Exadata, Exadata Cloud and OCI architectures.
Experience with cloud technologies from different vendors
Thorough understanding of the Oracle database features
Extensive hands on interaction with large Database management systems
Real Application Cluster (RAC) & ASM/Storage areas
ZDLRA, Backup and Recovery, RMAN, Dataguard, knowledge of various restore and recovery scenarios.
Performance Tuning, Parallel query, Query tuning
Golden Gate & Replication
General UNIX/Linux concepts & Administration
Managing Kernel Parameters, Partitioning and File systems
Operating systems expertise will be an added advantage .
Self-driven and result oriented
Strong Problem solving/analytical skills
Strong customer support and client relation skills
Ability to work effectively in high volume & high pressure situations
Ability & Flexibility to work late shifts
Effective communication (verbal & written)
Ability to Network (internal & external)
Strong willingness to learn new technologies / skills
Ability to Influence/negotiate
Confident and decisive
Ability to Coach / share knowledge
Ability to write technical Bulletins
Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.
Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the United States only
Hiring Range: from $31.83 to $67.93 per hour; from $66,200 to $141,300 per annum. May be eligible for equity.
Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.
Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.
Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion
Short term disability and long term disability
Life insurance and AD&D
Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)
Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits
401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match
Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.
11 paid holidays
Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.
Paid parental leave
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Financial planning and group legal
Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance
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