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Database Administrator

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.
Risk Finance Technology is looking for a senior level Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) with a background in financial services preferred. Skill sets include (but not limited to) database tuning, manage/support database release cycles, ensure the availability, stability and performance of all database environments which include Development, QA, UAT, SIT production and disaster recovery databases.  This individual should have a strong competence replication, mirroring, clustering.  Individual should have direct experience interacting with the development teams in architecting database design, setup and onboarding. This individual must have experience in performance tuning, trouble shooting and production support.  Individual needs to be self-disciplined and proactive in terms of reviewing the various environments and making recommendations on efficiency gains. Ability to set up replication, direct experience with Dataguard and other Oracle offerings. Individual will have to work with other types of databases such as Sybase, MySQL, Exadata, etc.. In terms of Oracle, direct hands on experience working with Oracle 11g and 12c.
Other skills required include and not limited to:  Shell scripting, Perl, etc.  From a database perspective, the ideal candidate should have experience in Oracle Enterprise Manager, workload repository, database security design and schema management.
This is a “hands on” role with exposure to many levels within the organization.  This individual should be able to work with infrastructure operations, various development teams, project managers and solution architects.  This candidate should have very strong communications skills on all levels: written, presentation, and technical writing skills/communication.  This individual should be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently and in groups.
As a Database Administrator, you will work in a team environment to provide database support including:
  • Support Global Technology and Line of Business (LOB) with major incidents, changes and customer requests.
  • Replication setup / management
  • System support, troubleshooting and resolution
  • DR testing / recovery / backups
  • Data porting
  • Vendor management / escalation
  • Performance tuning
  • Participate in troubleshooting, support and value added initiatives
  • 5 years of hands on experience in a large scale distributed environment.
  • Experienced DBA focused on Oracle, Microsoft SQL and Sybase; Exadata a plus
  • Practical exposure to monitoring tools – Oracle, Tivoli UA, etc.
  • Oracle RAC, ASM CRS installation and support
  • Storage management and efficiency
  • Data warehouse, clustering and replication methodologies
  • Performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Ability to support environments while executing projects deliverables
  • Minimum 7 years of work experience as a Database Administrator
  • Solid skills in database performance factors, monitoring tools and tuning procedures
  • Strong Database Management skills, including backup and recovery procedures
  • Solid skills in productivity factors and ability to understand impact of problem on overall database performance
  • Knowledge of fault detection and resolution processes
  • Strong skills in maintenance tools and procedures
  • Minimum three years of experience with database software — i.e. Oracle, Sybase or DB2 and with experience of other relational databases a plus
  • Solid skills with one or more programming language and design technique.

JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.
Req #: 160016198
Location: Houston, TX US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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