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engineer -3-dba-lead databases-oracle in Chennai

chennai, tamil nadu
Information Technology
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comcast recruitment team, randstad india
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About Company

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.

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Brief Position Description:

 We are seeking a highly motivated, customer focused, solutions oriented Senior Database Engineer.  This position is accountable for building, managing, operating, and continuously improving Database and Tools Infrastructure that support Comcast's customer facing applications, back-office, and provisioning infrastructure in a 7*24 environment. Examples of infrastructure include, but are not limited to large-scale server complexes, multi terabyte DBs, and developing/supporting enterprise class management and monitoring tools. Position’s focus on architecting, building, deploying and stabilizing code, services, systems, tools; driving standardization and service focused instrumentation; provides subject matter expertise; resolving break/fix scenarios, engaging broader teams as necessary; and partnering/leading vendors and regions to achieve continuous improvement. Contributes to command and control related activities focused on restoration of complex outages, communication across Comcast, and rapid restoration. Works and directly leads external vendors, 3rd parties, and associated agencies when necessary to address issues across the infrastructure.  Takes lead on issue resolution activities, using knowledge of complex and company-wide systems.Works on usually complex DBMS application architecture and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.Decisions serve as precedents for future issues.Functions independently.Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range objectives.  Determines and pursues course of action necessary to achieve results.You will be participating in multi disciplined teams that will lead the standards for different technologies .Required to interact and work closely with vendors, business users and application development groups. Frequently serves as team lead on multiple projects, often spanning different technology disciplines within the organization.Provides functional or program leadership.May directly supervise support staff and/or small group of less experienced team members.

Job Responsibilities:  

Create and maintain database policies, standards and overall documentation including availability, replication, availability, and backup & recovery policy, service level agreement, baseline architecture, change management, access to production, unsupported HW/SW, security & audit violations and risk acceptance Engineer end-to-end solutions which requires interaction with other engineering teams like Storage, Systems, Platforms, Networks and Backup & Recovery Develop the necessary automation for routine database work that be used by other teams.. Provide solid documentation and records supporting work and deliverables Test and document best practices Become a master on database architecture, concepts, system usage, performance management, capacity planning and availability management Conduct proactive performance, capacity and availability audits. Identify opportunities and implement solutions to enhance existing database systems and infrastructure.  Create and execute on an action plan.Participate in IT and business projects to define system requirements and recommend technology solutions.  Translate complex technical concepts and proposals into understandable and justifiable business objectives.Develop detailed logical and physical design solutions through understanding business and technology strategies and road maps in line with company policies and architectural standards Lead/facilitate meetings and conduct presentations for both technical and non-technical staff including senior-level management staff; communicate and translate complex technical concepts and proposals into understandable and justifiable business initiatives.Research, benchmark, document and introduce new database technologies and features into application life cycle or infrastructure Participate in an on-call rotation; maybe required to work on a shift rotation and work after hours including weekends.


Required Skills & Experience and Qualification:

Applies advanced DBMS methodologies in one or more application and engineering areas. Contributes to the development of new principles & concepts.Expert knowledge of company & organization policies, practices & procedures Advanced oral & written communication skills Expert knowledge of business operations and supporting interface systems Expert knowledge & application of process design and redesign skills Expert knowledge & application of project management skills Expert knowledge of client /server technology Advanced teamwork skills

Expert knowledge of DBMS concepts, skills and their application along with architecture and design Willingness and aptitude to learn and deploy new technologies

Expert in the following areas:

SQL, PL/SQL Oracle 11g/12c, Oracle RAC, Cluster ware OEM Grid Control Performance tuning Replication services, Golden Gate


Oracle Active Data Guard Backup and Recovery – Rman, Net Backup , extensive experience in at least one UNIX scripting language (e.g., AWK, PERL) as it relates to automation of manual database tasks, monitoring and maintenance

6+ years of extensive experience in database availability management in technologies such as RAC, Rman, Streams, and Data Guard ,extensive experience in database performance and capacity management or more years directly related database experience
Experience in at least two of the following (integration of OSS systems, C/C++/Java programming, reporting interfaces, data modeling, TCP/IP networking protocols)
 Advanced Degree in Engineering and Certification required (Viewed internally as an expert within the field)Desired Skills & Experience Strong organizational and problems solving skills Knowledge and experience with Operating Systems, Storage architecture, Network topology, Middle ware, application servers, Security, Auditing, and compliance.Excellent communication and presentation skills Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills Required/Preferred

Certifications:Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) in Oracle 11g and/or 12c is preferred
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