Sr Engineer - Oracle DB

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Mar 12, 2017
Apr 01, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Join us as aSrEngineer - Corporate Application Hosting DBAJoin us on the inventory product team in TTS! The Target Technology Services (TTS) team designs and creates innovative solutions for a variety of applications, platforms and environments. TTS not only gives Target a competitive advantage in the marketplace, but also enhances the guest experience through the smart use of technology in the retail industry. Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of a fast, fun and friendly team.  As a Database Engineer on the Corporate Application Hosting Team, you will provide database consultation, develop plans, implement, and support the modernization of Target's legacy applications. You will work directly with developers and infrastructure teams to move Target's applications from Mainframe Cobol to Distributed Java on leading edge infrastructure technologies operating in a DevOps model, in new Oracle Exadata environments.As an Oracle Performance Tuning DBA, you'll take the lead as you…
  • Partner with application owners/teams to understand application and business needs and LOS (level of service)
  • Consult with developers to advise on database architecture and application use
  • Represent database in a full stack agile scrum team, defining and driving stories (tasks) thru completion in well-defined sprints
  • Provide ownership of all database objects in DB schema (tables, partitions, indexes, views, procedures) for applications modernizing across Target
  • Provide application testing and performance tuning activities
  • Use database expertise and leadership experience to identify and drive improvement efforts related to our database platform
  • Perform problem resolution for complex issues including root cause analysis, and outlining resolution options
  • Provide full-lifecycle support for complex Oracle database environments
  • Provide off-hours support, when required, for critical production issues.
  • Ensure system documentation is complete per TTS (Target Technology Services) standards
  • Stay current with technology and evaluate impacts on new and existing applications and platforms
  • Work with Information Architecture (IA) team on logical/physical database modeling
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years total work experience
  • Has in-depth knowledge of state-of-the art engineering technical approaches in design, build, testing, debugging problems as required by domain
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
Preferred Requirements
  • 4-year college degree in computer science, engineering or math field
  • 5 years of Oracle DBA experience
  • DBA experience in an agile, DevOps organization
  • Experience with Exadata and Golden Gate