Employment Opportunity

Job Code: GW-05112115492953
Salary Range: Up to $133K
Job Location: PA--
City: Pittsburgh    State: PA


Our company is currently in search of an Oracle Technology Lead & Architect to join the 
Global Information Systems group in Pittsburgh, PA.

 The Oracle Technology Lead & Architect role is responsible for the leadership, 
strategic direction and architectural guidance of our Oracle Database and Middleware 
technologies.  The successful candidate will have experience in designing effective and 
strategically aligned technology solutions while leveraging solid leadership skills to 
ensure that they are effectively deployed and maintained.  They will work with various 
levels of leadership and within established standards to successfully design, develop, 
and implement innovative solutions throughout the company's Oracle technical stack.

 This role will provide oversight of the company's Oracle Database and Middleware 
operations and will also be responsible for oversight of 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:

- Lead a team that includes employees as well as on and off-shore contractors to ensure 
reliable and effective development and operational support for our Oracle environment.

- 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.

- Work with key stakeholders to 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 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.

- Oracle License management.

- 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.

Basic Qualifications:

- High school diploma
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in Information Technology
-Minimum 1 year of experience leadership experience in managing technology related 
projects or managing small teams

- 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 
- Experience with Office suite, especially Excel, pivot tables, etc.
- Large project management experience and demonstrated understanding of project 
management processes, methodologies, and techniques.
- Knowledge of data center and infrastructure environments.
- 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.
- Must possess strong written and verbal skills.

- Experience with IT governance and change management.
- 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.

Relocation Assistance Available