Senior Database Administrator (Oracle & Exadata)

| Downers Grove

HAVI is a privately held global company that innovates, optimizes and drives the supply chains and marketing promotions of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at HAVI, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers… and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world.


Do you have a passion for data and technology? Then we have an opportunity for you! The Senior DBA in this role is responsible for the performance, integrity, and security of HAVI databases.  This role will translate data, application, and process requirements into appropriate database solutions. Additional responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, and maintain (upgrade & patch) database software
  • Create, monitor, and optimize database performance utilizing advanced performance tuning skills
  • Automate recurring / redundant database tasks
  • Experience working in Mixed workload DB environment with special focus on compression, partition,
  • Maintain database integrity, availability, and restorability
  • Execute and automate database refreshes
  • Provide on-call support which can require analysis and troubleshooting of complex issues
  • Lead and contribute to design discussions in a cross functional project setting
  • Develop database standards, guidelines, and best practices
  • Design and architect solutions which often require complex system integration
  • Lead and mentor team members
  • Perform capacity planning and project estimation.
  • Evaluate and research new database features, version, and new database technologies


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5-10 years' DBA experience
  • Experience working with:
    • Oracle 12c/11g (with ASM & R.A.C.), Exadata
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2014/2012/2008 R2
    • Oracle Enterprise Manager/Grid Control
    • Linux/UNIX/Perl (w/ Shell Scripting or equivalent scripting language)
    • Erwin (or other data modeling tools)
    • Microsoft Office Tools
  • Supply Chain experience is a plus but not required
  • Self-motivated, problem solver, out-of-box thinker and excellent verbal/written communication skills

Additional Preferred Experience:

  • Linux: Redhat or Oracle Enterprise Linux
  • Windows
  • Oracle 12C, SQL 2016, NoSQL, Hadoop, Big Data
  • PL/SQL development
  • Toad / SQL Developer, SQL Management Studio
  • Past support of Informatica, OBIEE, Tableau, or SAS development, SSIS/SSRS
  • Data Modeling (Data Warehousing, OLAP, and OLTP)




Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:


   …our commitment to rewarding results

   …the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our    

      customers’—and our company’s success

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3500 Lacey Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515

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