World Wide Technology

Sr Applications Database Engineer

Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 5001022775906


      Why WWT?

      At World Wide Technology, we work together to make a new world happen. Our important work benefits our clients and partners as much as it does our people and communities across the globe. WWT is dedicated to achieving its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is also a Great Place to Work for All. We achieve this through our world-class culture, generous benefits and by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions for our clients.

      Founded in 1990, World Wide Technology (WWT), a global technology solutions provider leading the AI and Digital Revolution, with $20 billion in annual revenue, combines the power of strategy, execution and partnership to accelerate digital transformational outcomes for large public and private organizations around the world. Through its Advanced Technology Center, a collaborative ecosystem of the world's most advanced hardware and software solutions, WWT helps customers and partners conceptualize, test and validate innovative technology solutions for the best business outcomes and then deploys them at scale through its global warehousing, distribution and integration capabilities.

      With nearly 10,000 employees and more than 55 locations around the world, WWT's culture, built on a set of core values and established leadership philosophies, has been recognized 13 years in a row by Fortune and Great Place to Work® for its unique blend of determination, innovation and leadership focus on diversity and inclusion. With this culture at its foundation, WWT bridges the gap between business and technology to make a new world happen for its customers, partners, and communities.

      Want to work with highly motivated individuals on high-performance teams? Join WWT today!

      What will you be doing?

      This is a hands-on administrative role, which is also expected to contribute to the strategic planning and technical day-to-day escalation ‎activities of the team for EBS applications running in WWT data centers, and Oracle Cloud Fusion modules located in Oracle’s Cloud SaaS platform. The candidate will function as a subject matter expert for the ERP team, providing input and technical direction for Oracle EBS R12.2 /Oracle Cloud Fusion products. The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment at a strategic level, as well as balancing day to day hands-on technical activities.


      • Desire to work collaboratively within and across teams
      • Eagerness to continually learn
      • Desire and ability to drive continuous improvement
      • Place value on being humble, honest, and open to giving/receiving constructive feedback
      • Demonstrate a positive “can do” attitude
      • Maintaining technical relevance on Oracle E-Business Suite and Cloud Fusion products over their product release lifecycles
      • Troubleshooting complex functional and technical incidents occurring within the various applications
      • Perform production level support, and be part of the 24x7 on-call rotation per published schedule
      • Familiarity with Oracle Exadata and OCI platforms
      • Manage and maintain Oracle EBS environments.
      • Maintaining and improving end-to-end monitoring of the platforms for both performance and availability
      • Maintaining technical documentation that supports the various systems
      • Identifying and collecting key performance metrics (KPIs) to help the DBA team better understand its product and how it relates to its customers and stakeholders experience.


      • Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with vendors
      • Working with project teams as required to design technical solutions to address project requirements
      • Managing and balancing conflicting internal customer needs on the ERP systems.
      • Guiding the work of more junior administrators to assist in accomplishing tasks
      • Ability to work with team members located in multiple geographies and time zones.
      • Being able to objectively look at problems and create innovative solutions on your own through automation and outside the box thinking
      • Becoming a trusted advisor to business stakeholders our team supports
      • Consistently demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the capability to present on topics that mentor others.


      • Bachelor’s degree related to Computer Science/Information Systems is preferred OR equivalent working experience administering Oracle eBusiness Suite
      • Minimum of 6 years of Oracle EBS 12.2 administration experience
      • Fusion Cloud experience
      • Familiarity with the principles, methods, and techniques used in ERP systems administration and ability to use relevant hardware and software.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

      • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics or Engineering
      • Oracle high availability (RAC, DataGuard)
      • Oracle Fusion Applications (ERP, GTM, EPM)
      • Oracle E-Business Suite (R12.2+)
      • 19c RAC or above core database experience
      • Proficient with Linux operating system, specifically Redhat Enterprise Linux.
      • Working knowledge of scripting languages such as Terraform, Perl, Python, Bash, etc.
      • Familiarity with Agile principals and methodology
      • Experience with a ticket system such as Service Now or like system

      The well-being of WWT employees is essential. So, when it comes to our benefits package, WWT has one of the best. We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees:

      • Health and Wellbeing: Heath, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
      • Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement
      • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
      • Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program

      Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

      Preferred Locations Include: Missouri and potentially others

  • About the company

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