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General Electric Sr Database Operations Engineer in Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Responsible for managing day to day operational support activities and ensuring uptime and availability of mission critical Aviation Databases. The role will lead a contract L1/L2 operations team and drive simplification and performance and availability across the environment.

Also work with Database architects and cloud engineer to help them with database builds and migrations

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Thorough knowledge of underlying the Oracle Applications Technology Stack, database architecture, schemas/products and database objects

  • Experience with installation, configuration, ongoing maintenance and upgrades of Oracle databases

  • Upgrade, configure, tune, and debug all components of the Oracle databases

  • Monitor database performance, space utilization, identify potential problems and ensure database availability

  • Act as a central escalation point for highly critical and/or highly impactful user database outages and incidents.

  • Work with Database delivery leads and Operations lead to provide input on how to drive strategy, operational processes & frameworks to align with overall business goals.

  • Execute programs to monitor Database platform and service progress via effective information dashboards for operational metrics, defect, quality, change control, and compliance.

  • Monitor ticket trends in order to identify opportunities for ticket reductions.

  • Collaborate with various stakeholders, influencing decisions to align to customer goals.

  • Ensure conformance to all applicable GE standards policies and guidelines

  • Operational reporting/communication, reviews/formulation of corrective actions working directly with stakeholders

  • Leverage domain expertise to further knowledge and improve productivity of colleagues supporting a continuous learning culture

  • Create a culture of customer focus through GENBA, in order to drive innovation through continuous customer engagement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university or college with minimum of 2 years of professional experience OR Associates degree with minimum of 5 years of professional experience OR High School Diploma with minimum of 7 years of professional experience

  • Note: Military experience is equivalent to professional experience

Eligibility Requirement:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

  • Oracle administration, monitoring and performance tuning

  • Demonstrable experience in developing advanced Oracle RAC architecture designs and corresponding support models in AWS cloud.

  • Advanced knowledge of and experience in Oracle operational support best practices

  • Advanced knowledge of Oracle database and SQL tuning practices

  • Certification – Oracle Database and AWS certification

  • Oracle Linux Experience

  • Virtualization (VMware) Experience

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No