Oracle DBA/Systems Administrator II

Department: ITS Systems
Duluth, MN

Close Date: 1/21/2013

General Purpose:

  • Documents, installs, tests, and modifies computer products, such as operating systems, databases, utilities, hardware, etc., with minimal impact on existing activities.
  • Assists programmers and users to assure appropriate utilization of resources in applications; serves as a resource and provides leadership for other section staff members.
  • Investigate, analyze and resolve technical problems with software and hardware utilizing all available resources; evaluates alternatives and implements the best solution.
  • Evaluates emerging technology and related developments in software, hardware and other information technologies, including analyzing methods and timing for implementation.
  • Assess and recommend new hardware and software; plan and coordinate installation for minimal impact on existing operations.
  • Maintains software at supported levels by testing new releases and coordinating installation with intra-departmental staff.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.

Experience:

  • Over four years of related job experience.

Related job experience includes:

  • Oracle Database Administration or equivalent.
  • Administering Linux, AIX or Solaris.
  • Installing, patching, maintaining and backing up Oracle Databases and Unix Operating Systems.
  • Experience with Oracle e-Business Suite database administration a plus.
  • Leverage Oracle, IBM or equivalent virtualization technologies.
  • Familiarity with shell scripting and SQL. 

Special Requirements:

  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required to establish and maintain positive working relationships.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required. 
  • Posted internal and external.

Job Location:
General Office Building, Duluth, MN
Competitive market-based salary with full benefits package.
Qualified applicants must complete a job profile and apply at www.allete.com/careers.     

ALLETE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance.