Oracle DevOps Engineer - Autonomous Database Cloud Service in Reading, United Kingdom
DevOps Engineer - Autonomous Database Cloud Service
The Autonomous Database Team is responsible for building the cloud service framework powering various Oracle Autonomous Database cloud services, including Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) and Autonomous Transaction Processing (ATP). The framework automates deployment, scaling and management of databases in the cloud. It is built on top of Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Layer.
The autonomous database cloud service framework features APIs to handle all lifecycle management operations of databases. It also performs operations autonomously based on internal and external events. The team has the unique opportunity to make significant contributions to the full stack of Oracle technology, from database kernel to cloud service platform and to customer-facing portals.
As a DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for defining and deploying autonomous database services with deep focus on architecture, production operations, capacity planning, performance management, deployment, and release engineering. You will work with multiple cross-functional teams helping deliver new and outstanding experiences to our stakeholders while ensuring reliability and performance.
We are a dynamic and enthusiastic team with great emphasis on go-getters and proactive individuals.
Overview from oracle.com at http://oracle.com/ with links to other collateral:
In this role you will need to:
Take ownership of the implementation and production operations of a wide array of core system platform solutions
React to production deficiencies by continuously implementing automation, self-healing, and real-time monitoring to production systems
Be a strong contributor to development of platform services including architecture, provisioning, configuration, deployment, and support
Partner with the distributed team in prototyping new database platform services
Stay informed of cloud infrastructure stacks
Degree level (BS/MS/PhD): BS/MS
Expert level experience, understanding, implementation and troubleshooting of Oracle Database technology including RAC, Dataguard, ASM, RMAN etc
Development skills utilising Python, shell, SQL, Java
Expert knowledge and in-depth experience of Oracle Engineered systems and subsystems, especially Exadata
Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex hardware/software issues, restore environments to an operational state,perform root cause analysis and provide forward thinking mitigation strategies
Demonstrated operations experience with Linux platform (i.e. RHEL, OEL) including administration, management, and troubleshooting
Strong communication and analytical skills
Familiarity with security practices in web application delivery and general knowledge of network topology
Experience with configuration management tools
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Work with a world class team to provide enterprise-wide, Oracle Database Administration support for production systems and provide DBA services to application development teams, including database design, database generation, coding, and database production support. Provide DBA support with a high degree of customer service, technical expertise, and timeliness. Provide accurate and creative solutions to user problems of moderate nature to ensure user productivity.
Provide Development and/or Production support. This includes creating primary database storage structures, designing and creating primary objects, modifying database structure as necessary for enhancements or performance, creating documentation, designing interfaces, database objects, and creating plans. Monitor and optimize performance of the database, plan for backup and recovery of the database, and allocate system storage and plan future storage needs. Create database-related scripts and programs to support development and production environments. Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend, and plan implementation of new or improved RDBMS, ETL and database tools.
Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role. 5 years of experience supporting relational databases as a DBA, with multiple distributed relational DBSM
- s or a depth and focus in Oracle and related tools. Exposure and practice at using the DBMS to optimize performance of large databases for enterprise use is preferred. Experience with an organization with a key 24 X 7 reliance on its database is desirable. BS or equivalent desired.
As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).
Job: Information Technology
Location: GB-GB, UK-Reading
Other Locations: GB-GB, UK-BLYTHE VALLEY PARK
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire
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