For our client we are looking for a Senior Database Expert for Platform Development
The Group Linux, Web and DB Platform Development for Infrastructure Delivery (IUAL) owns and maintains the Managed Services and Platforms used by delivery teams throughout the organisation in provisioning of solutions to the clients business functions. These services provide application teams with the infrastructural components to develop and install applications for business use. The components part of the group responsibility include Operating System, Database and Web application platforms. To meet the requirements and demands from the clients business functions while in parallel new exciting technologies are coming on the market, our client needs to strengthen the Platform Development Group with a Senior Database Expert with focus on Oracle RDBMS who will work with our IT Architects, Service owners and internal customers to secure development, management and control for our current and future infrastructural services. The clients Oracle implementations run mainly on Red Hat Linux and include our most business critical systems.
You will have the overall technical responsibility for all our Oracle platforms at the infrastructural and database administrator level, and will secure the strategy, development and implementation of technial roadmaps, deployment process and quality of delivery. In this work you will work together with a cross-functional team of other experts, Service Owners and architects. As we have a focus to rapidly expand in Open Source Solutions, you will be a key player in assessing new service options, design of new database, services and migration opportunities.
You will be placed in a dynamic, challenging international environment with opportunities for development in provider coordination, new technologies and ways of working.
Secure uptime, performance, supportability and security of our Oracle based implementations and associated management tools
Have full overview of our Oracle infrastructure, propose developments and improvements on our existing services, considering licenses, infrastructure consumption and capacity management.
Optimize Oracle patchting and automation of standardized deployments
Take technical ownership for initiation and design of RDBMS services such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and No SQL products such as MongoDB and Casssandra.
Documentations of design and setups, to facilitate knowledge sharing and understanding
Work with 3rdparty Managed Sercices Providers, both on and off shore
Collaborate with VW and VW Group companies around database standards and strategies for the Group
Occasional involvement in the resolution of major incidents affecting our business if such is desired
Administrate and upgrade OEM – Oracle Enterprise Manager to the latest available versions
You have a relevant academic education or equivalent work experience in the area of work, in depth knowledge of Oracle RDBM, tools and products and experience in management of large scale Oracle infrastructures
Preferably you will have experience from other Database products and migrations, especially with regards to Open Source products and have a genuine interest in new technologies.
You likely have worked as a database administrator or technical responsible
Having experience of Agile working is considered a benefit.