Senior Software Engineer (Oracle Database Administrator)

East Bay Municipal Utility District | Oakland

Salary Range: $122,352 - $148,716 Annually
Open Date: 06/07/2021
Close Date: 07/02/2021

Position Description

Open online at on a continuous basis
Internal Reference # 20-084

East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) invites qualified applicants to apply for an immediate Senior Software Engineer (Oracle Database Administrator) vacancy in the Applications division of EBMUD’s Information Systems Department (ISD). This position resides in the Application Infrastructure group. EBMUD is seeking a motivated professional with substantial experience in Oracle Database Administration (DBA) and structured query language (SQL and PL/SQL). This position includes management of Oracle databases, architecting Oracle database-related integrations, and management of application servers.

Typical duties include:
• Monitoring and optimizing Oracle database performance.
• Providing Oracle database support for application programmers.
• Tuning Oracle SQL statements.
• Working with project teams to architect Oracle database-related integrations involving on premise and cloud-based environments (SaaS, and IaaS).
• Troubleshooting at the Oracle database level (Unix & Linux-based).
• Troubleshooting at the application server level (Windows & Linux-based).
• Implementing change requests to production databases and application servers in keeping with ISD change management practices.
• Performing Oracle database upgrades.
• Performing Application server upgrades.
• Seeking out continuous improvement, process automation and risk mitigation.

The successful candidate will have:
• Expert-level ability writing complex queries in SQL.
• Versant with PL/SQL.
• Strong knowledge of Oracle relational database concepts and a versatile skillset to design solutions and solve problems at many levels of the technology stack.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with all levels of personnel individually and within teams. Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to script and automate processes using appropriate tools.
• Experience evaluating, learning, applying, and mastering new technologies.
• Versant with data warehouse concepts and methodologies.
• Effective working independently and collaboratively.

The position offers a stable 40 hour work week with minimal overtime (paid) or travel required. The monthly salary range for the Senior Software Engineer (Oracle Database Administrator) starts at $10,196 per month, increasing to $10,706, $11,241, $11,803, and 12,393 after 6, 18, 30, and 42 months, respectively.

EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.

Position Qualifications

Typical means of acquiring the essential knowledge and abilities is a combination of training and experience equivalent to:

1. Completion of four years of college resulting in graduation, or its equivalent; and
2. Three years of systems analysis and programming experience developing business applications for computer systems including one year at a level comparable to or higher than EBMUD class of Software Engineer II. Experience may require demonstrated use and expertise in specific programming languages, database administration, or IT specialties relevant to the position vacancy.

How to Apply

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability
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