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Verizon Communications Inc

Senior Engineering Consultant - Database


Senior Database Analyst


Temple Terrace, Florida, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

You will work on full cycle database administration on multiple database technologies hosted on both in house and cloud platforms. You will interface with multiple development teams and support their project life cycles while ensuring that the databases are available, recoverable, secure, and meet performance expectations. You will also mentor and assist junior staff and contribute to projects based on new or changed technology.

  • You will be required to patch Oracle database homes on a quarterly basis in a RAC environment and will patch the OS and database homes on ExaCS / Exadata environments.
  • Support objectives from the development teams and the Corporate/Departmental goals in the areas of implementing standards across the team for database deployment, recoverability, performance, compliance, and security.
  • Support the migration of databases from in house datacenters to both the AWS and Oracle cloud environments.
  • Production patching activities typically occur after normal business hours and on weekends. Additionally, you will be part of a DBA Infrastructure team providing rotating 24x7 pager support. You will provide such after hours and weekend support to the database infrastructure both on premises and in the cloud.
  • You will work multiple teams, particularly with Vendor and Internal Development teams, Security and Systems Administrators, and any other interfacing groups. You will interface with both development and monitoring staff located in countries outside of the United States and in other corporate entities supporting out sourced applications.
  • You evaluate new database technologies and setting database standards for the organization. You will be responsible for creating supporting documentation for all dba's to follow.
  • You will be responsible for scripting and finding new ways to implement automation and or add to our existing automation.
  • You will conduct proof-of-concepts to evaluate new cutting edge database technologies and documenting your findings to present to your leadership.
  • Responsible for Oracle Enterprise Linux Support.

Where you’ll be working:

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience
  • Oracle database administration experience
  • Experience with an additional database (e.g., MySQL, SQLServer, Postgres, Exadata).

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering and / or relevant technical disciplines.
  • The ability to work with AWS and Oracle cloud environments or the ability to rapidly acquire the skills to do so.
  • OEM patching and deployment experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle database patching and Oracle RAC.
  • Strong knowledge of how to deploy Oracle RAC.
  • The ability to multitask in a fast and rapid growing environment.
  • End-to-end knowledge of Oracle database technologies including Oracle RAC, Golden Gate, Dataguard, RMAN, and OEM.
  • Experience with problem analysis and tuning on multiple database technologies.
  • Design and deployment skills.
  • Ability to implement physical designs from logical designs.
  • Unix level scripting skills.
  • Unix OS fundamentals.
  • Experience programming in Java, Python, Perl, or any other language.
  • Experience with Oracle Fleet Patching and Provisioning.
  • Experience with Jenkins.
  • Strong experience with Oracle Container and Pluggable databases.


Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.