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Director, Database Services -- Santa Monica, CA [message #323627] Thu, 29 May 2008 01:07
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Edmunds.com in Santa Monica, California currently has an opening for a Director, Database Services position. I am including information regarding the position bellow.


Job Description

The Director, Database Services will support a 24 x 7 data service and dynamic website. The position will be responsible for the management of a highly technical team responsible for a large volume of complex data transactions. The Director will also establish and maintain standards and procedures for database development and application implementation.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

# Provide strong leadership to a group that performs ongoing database administration, maintenance, troubleshooting, tuning, installation, backup/recovery, and data migration of Oracle databases running on Linux servers in multiple environments.
# Mentor and develop DBAs, Data Architects and Developers on practices and methods.
# Maintain and develop the corporate Oracle Financial Applications R11i infrastructure.
# Work closely with Project Management, Software Development, QA and Production to coordinate product releases.
# Advise senior management on best practices regarding data warehousing, data architecture, and data development, including release and build management.


# Minimum of 5 years experience leading or managing a team of DBA's that includes direct personnel management, coaching, performance reviews, conflict resolution, etc.
# Minimum 7 years related experience, preferably with Oracle 9i/10g administration, programming, and architecture.
# Solid understanding of database and data warehouse design is essential.
# Proven expertise in Oracle advanced features such as RAC, Data Guard, partitioning, streams, replication, and parallel processing, is required.
# Background in 9i and 10g administration and development with GRID, RAC and OEM
# Strong understanding of the relationship of databases with respect to complex business processes and the resulting support and data architecture requirements.
# Demonstrated experience in database administration, backup and recovery, data modeling, SQL tuning, database monitoring and security within the last 3 years.
# Demonstrated leadership in the completion of large database projects and delivery of business goals.
# Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Equivalent experience may be substituted.

About Edmunds

Edmunds Inc. publishes four Web sites that empower, engage and educate automotive consumers, enthusiasts and insiders. Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive consumer information, launched in 1995 as the first automotive information Web site. Its most popular feature, the Edmunds.com True Market Value, is relied upon by millions of people seeking current transaction prices for new and used vehicles. Edmunds.com was named "Best Car Research Site" by Forbes ASAP, has been selected by consumers as the "Most Useful Web Site" according to every J.D. Power and Associates New Autoshopper.com Study(SM), was ranked first in the Survey of Car-Shopping Web Sites by The Wall Street Journal and was rated "#1" in Keynote's study of third-party automotive Web sites. Inside Line launched in 2005 and is the most-read automotive enthusiast Web site. CarSpace launched in 2006 and is an automotive social networking Web site. AutoObserver.com launched in 2007 and provides insightful automotive industry commentary and analysis. Edmunds Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and maintains a satellite office in suburban Detroit.
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