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Advanced Database Administrator

Walmart


Location:
SAN BRUNO, CA
Date:
11/23/2017
2017-11-232017-12-22
Job Code:
942046BR
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Advanced Database Administrator in SAN BRUNO, CA | Walmart Careers

Advanced Database Administrator

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 942046BR

What you'll do at

Position: Advanced Database Administrator

Job Location: Bentonville, AR

Duties: Coordinates system changes with Customers and other system areas by ensuring testing and validation; overseeing upgrades and release schedules for products; evaluating the environment; representing the area on division-wide councils; and reviewing changes before and after production installations. Coordinates system support and performance by ensuring support queue issues are resolved; identifying the root causes of issues; driving suppliers to resolve issues related to products in accordance with service level agreements; documenting the resolution of issues; and escalating issues as needed. Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Information Systems Division (ISD) infrastructure and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet Customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. Leads team tasks by making assignments to team members; reporting updates on projects; tracking and reporting time spent on projects; leading discussions in team meetings; creating and reviewing team documentation; developing written and oral presentations for diverse audiences (for example, management, Customers, suppliers, technical staff); participating in budgeting for the team (for example, acquire supplier maintenance quotes, resource projections, create capital expenditure request (CER)); holding team members accountable for compliance with standards; and recognizing team accomplishments. Leads the development of database solutions, within the guidelines identified in the Information Systems Development Life Cycle (ISDLC), that have high availability and scalability consistent with Customer needs by assisting technical experts and senior engineers in setting technical direction; ensuring requirements are met to support implementations; and developing and reviewing system documentation. Mentors and develops Associates by assigning specific work to develop particular knowledge areas; helping Associates with technical competencies; teaching technologies through informal and formal mentorship both inside and outside the team; providing technical expertise through multiple methods (for example, town halls, classrooms, collaboration sites); and providing subject matter expertise for applications and infrastructure projects. Ensures technology roadmaps are incorporated into data and database designs by working with subject matter experts; providing input into technology roadmap changes; coordinating the evaluation of application solutions; reviewing and presenting recommendations relative to application solutions and services; researching and presenting information about new technologies; developing and providing database best practices documentation; and leading database design reviews.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field plus 3 years experience in IT or related field OR 5 years experience in IT or related field.

Skills required: Must have any amount of experience with: Cassandra administration; modelling Cassandra schema and performance tuning; sizing Cassandra clusters; Unix; Linux; Java; Unix scripting; system administration; and Cassandra monitoring.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
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