Oracle Operations Lead in Pittsburgh, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    201 Isabella Street
    Pittsburgh, PA
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value.
In the first half of 2020 Arconic will separate into two stand-alone industry-leading public companies.  Each will have significant global reach.  To learn more about this exciting transformation, visit our website
Arconic is currently in search of an Oracle Operations Lead to join the Global Information Systems group in Pittsburgh, PA.
The Oracle Operations Lead role is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction and architectural guidance of Arconic’s Oracle Database and Middleware technologies.  The successful candidate will effectively manage the lifecycle of these Oracle Technologies.  They will work with various levels of leadership and within established standards to successfully design, develop, and implement innovative solutions throughout Arconic’s Oracle technical stack.
This role will provide leadership for day-to-day operations of Arconic’s Oracle Database and Middleware environment and will also be responsible for overseeing incident and problem response, managing SLAs and the patching and lifecycle management of the organization’s Oracle technical stack. 
Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
  • Work with off-shore staff to ensure reliable and effective development and operational support for Arconic’s Oracle environment.
  • Lead Proactive monitoring, tracking and reporting efforts as well as ongoing process and system improvements in the Oracle space.
  • Responsible for ensuring that Oracle platform remains compliant with internal and external process requirements.
  • Management of pertinent SLAs within key metrics.
  • Lead Sev.1 and Sev.2 problem/incident management and escalation in the Oracle space.
  • Analyze changes to the current environment to ensure that current architecture can support the change.
  • Analyze changes to the capacity plan to ensure that the future Oracle architecture will meet requirements.
  • Maintain an in-depth awareness of Oracle technologies, roadmaps, and development activities.  Help identify the organization’s cloud strategy and identify opportunities presented in the realm of Oracle technologies.
  • Develop forward technical vision and strategy for the company’s Oracle platform.
  • Create, modify, and store architectural artifacts for new projects wherever necessary for future reuse, leadership review, etc…
  • Lead DR testing within the Oracle space as well as maintain the capability to devise new DR procedures where necessary.
  • Oracle License management.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Information Technology
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in more than one of the following Oracle Technologies: Oracle Database, AS10g, Web Logic, Fusion Middleware.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of Hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Sciences, Information Technology, or Computer Science from an accredited institution.
  • Experience or familiarity with Oracle E-business suite.
  • Familiarity with RMAN.
  • Knowledge of Linux servers, operating systems, databases, Windows Server environments.
  • Experience with Office suite, especially Excel, pivot tables, etc.
  • Experience leading a team.
  • Large project management experience and demonstrated understanding of project management processes, methodologies, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of data center and infrastructure environment.
  • Familiarity with Commvault.
  • Familiarity with Data Guard.
  • Database/Server consolidation experience.
  • Working knowledge of ITIL.
  • Strong human relation skills and ability to interact with internal and external customers, vendors, and other IT professionals.
  • Familiarity with RMAN.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal skills.
  • Experience with IT governance and change management.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability to drive to consensus as well as to absorb and present complex ideas in a succinct and accurate manner.
  • Self-motivated, problem solving oriented with keen attention to detail and excellent judgment skills.
  • Experience with design and architecture review.
  • Experience with the software development lifecycle