Senior Oracle Database Administrator

Kaiser Permanente Renton , WA 98055

Posted 2 weeks ago


Provide advanced technical design and support of multiple KFHPW Enterprise databases. Provide expert advice to ISD and KFHPW managers and Data Custodians regarding multi-platform data system technologies and their interfaces. Support continuous improvement initiatives in both systems and EDM staff to ensure database availability, performance and integrity and against data losses.

Essential Responsibilities:

Provide advanced database design support to application development projects. Prepares physical structure designs based on application requirements.

Plans for physical databases and dictionaries to establish database areas, tables and access permissions. Codes and tests SQL triggers and stored procedures. Assists application programmers with tuning and debugging database programming routines.

Provides expert advice and consultation to ISD management and KFHPW customers regarding development of multi-platform database technology and interfaces.

Provides advanced maintenance support for multiple Relational Database Management Systems (e.g. Sybase, CA-Datacom/DB, DB2, MS SQL). Plans and certifies software maintenance fixes and major releases supplied by database vendors. Plans and supervises data migrations for major database upgrades.

Provides advanced troubleshooting and production support including on-call during evenings and weekends to respond to outages and other database related problems. Ensures data integrity by designing operational procedures for scheduled database maintenance.

Prepares courseware and trains EDM personnel in database maintenance procedures and administration techniques. Advise other EDM personnel in troubleshooting and problem resolution techniques.

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum nine (9) years of information technology experience with a minimum six (6) years of experience as an enterprise database administrator.


Bachelor's degree OR four (4) years of experience in computer sciences OR completion of a vocational school or certification in computer sciences.

High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration


Additional Requirements:

In-depth understanding of database administration in an enterprise environment.

Advanced technical understanding of client/server computer platforms and operating systems.

Advanced skills in the use of Structured Query Language (SQL).

Preferred Qualifications:

Database administration in multiple enterprise database management systems; In-depth working knowledge of the enterprise operating systems.

Proficiency in database coding in an enterprise environment.

Database administration experience with relational DBMS, e.g. DB2, Sybase, Oracle, MS SQL Server.

Bachelor's degree in computer science.

Primary Location: Washington,Renton,Renton Administration

  • Rainier 2715 Naches Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift:

    Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End:

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    Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category:

    Information Technology Department: Information Technology

  • Database Services Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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