Database Execution Leader
Company: Ameriprise Financial
Posted on: December 9, 2018
Job DescriptionManage the day to day DBA execution team in delivery and ongoing maintenance of Oracle solutions.
Consult with and advise multiple client groups, technology teams and database administrators on policies and procedures, technical solutions, priorities and methods related to data and data management strategies.
Oversee the planning, analysis, design, development, implementation, maintenance, and control of enterprise databases.
Lead the design, testing, and implementation of complex/critical data management projects/initiatives.ResponsibilitiesPrimary areas of accountability:
--- Lead a team of up to 6 DBAs in delivery and maintenance of services
--- Delivery planning and road map
--- Management and delegation of work to team members
--- Execute and/or oversee execution of the design or redesign, testing, and implementation of complex databases that meet or exceed functionality and performance requirements.
--- As needed, lead highly complex and/or critical data/database management initiatives involving multiple disciplines and business groups
--- Responsible for all aspects of ongoing management of deployed solutions, including upgrades, maintenance, compliance, governance, on going continuous improvement, Level 2/3 operational support.
--- Design and Solution Delivery -- Technical Expertise & Innovation -- Maintain Knowledge & Continuous Improvement -- Leadership & Relationships -- Development Support -- Data Administration
--- Provide technical expertise and strategic, innovative solutions to drive and optimize database function. Influence long-range internal and enterprise-level data/database architecture and management strategies. Serve as a consultant on data and database-related technological advancements.
--- Maintain cutting edge knowledge of industry best practices, processes and technology tools and trends. Champion and contribute to the continuous improvement of database management practices, using innovative ideas to increase effectiveness of the overall DBA organization. Maintain up-to-date understanding of available resources including appropriate training and job aids.
--- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with business partners, vendors, other technology departments and database team(s) to ensure customer satisfaction with database design and performance. Respond to and resolve issues or concerns raised by business partners and customers. Provide timely communication to leaders and practitioners. Provide oversight, technical guidance and initiative/project leadership to more junior staff.
Required Qualifications--- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field; or equivalent work experience.
--- 7-10 years of relevant experience.
--- 7+ years of experience with database design, administration and maintenance
--- 7+ years of experience troubleshooting and resolving database issues, including performance tuning and capacity planning.
--- Proven expertise in database design, to include related programming languages, clustering, back-up/restore technologies, replication and security. Expertise in industry standards, best practices and database/information management tools and methodologies.
--- 7+ years of experience maintaining highly complex/mission critical enterprise-scale database environments.
--- 5+ years of experience effectively managing teams, including influencing without direct leadership responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications--- Demonstrated success working in a matrixed, multi-vendor technology environment.
--- Knowledge of and/or desire to learn new technologies and form factors (e.g. Oracle cloud, Cloud at customer, DBaaS such as Redshift, or other DBMS technologies being adopted to meet ongoing business needs).
--- Expertise in SQL coding (required to understand performance implications and translate requirements to application developers).
--- Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to translate technical information to non-technical audiences and vice versa.
--- Demonstrated ability to work effectively and lead in urgent situations with high pressure and visibility.
Keywords: Ameriprise Financial, Minneapolis , Database Execution Leader, IT / Software / Systems , Minneapolis, Minnesota
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