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Senior Engineer - Oracle DBA

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086107
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 19, 2019

Senior Engineer - Oracle DBA

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

JCPenney, one of the nation's largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, combines an expansive footprint of more than 850 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site, jcpenney.com, to connect shoppers how, when and where they prefer to shop. At every customer touchpoint, she will get her Penney’s worth of a broad assortment of products from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Powering this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of over 100,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company’s three strategic priorities of strengthening private brands, becoming a world-class Omnichannel retailer and increasing revenue per customer. We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who can emerge as Warriors in our organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for the installation, standardization, automation, scripting and maintenance of IT infrastructure. Demonstrate technical depth for the core areas of technical responsibility (i.e., computing systems, platforms, networks, and/or other supporting infrastructure as appropriate.)
  • Evaluate and recommend emerging technologies and influence technical designs that will improve capability, reduce costs or increase efficiency.
  • Coach technical development of less senior engineers or any level engineer with differing areas of expertise.
  • Develop and validate time estimates for self and others to execute complex tasks, monitor progress, and to ensure accurate and timely reports.
  • Provide leadership in key interactions with technology partners including requirements gathering from both the application and user to define, analyze, and ensure on time delivery of project and service commitments.
  • Analyze trends to proactively prevent problems. Research and recommend actions for problem resolutions. Responds to problems with effective resolutions and leads cross-functional predictive, proactive root cause analysis.
  • Develops accurate and reliable cost and benefit analysis.
  • Identifies and recommends process or system enhancements to customer.
  • Performs Oracle database administration tasks: database upgrades and patches, performance tuning, database backups and recoveries, on-call rotations, routine support and project activities.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 10+ years’ of Experience in database administration on Oracle 9i, 10g,11g,12c
  • Proficient in RAC, Data Guard, Golden Gate and Exadata
  • Proficient with writing and tuning SQL Queries
  • Experience with shell script and Unix commands for general database maintenance.
  • Strong analytical problem solving and communication skill
  • Experience working with Oracle Enterprise Monitor (OEM) tool
  • Experience providing alternative actions, leading problem resolution and escalation
  • Experience in managing database backup and recovery using RMAN
  • Experience dealing with large data volumes (multi-terabytes)
  • Experience with Teradata database administration, Oracle Apps (EBS), DDBoost backup is a plus
  • Self-driven and capable of working independently

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Senior Engineer - Oracle DBA
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086107

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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