Sr Applications Database Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Oracle EBS
Strategic planning
Data centers
Oracle Cloud
Technical direction
Continuous improvement
Oracle Exadata
Technical writing
Enterprise resource planning
Computer science
Information systems
High availability
Oracle Fusion
Operating systems
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Cloud computing
Database administration
Computer hardware
Oracle Data Guard
Google Tag Manager (GTM)

Job Details

Senior Applications Database Engineer

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.

WWT was founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri. We employ more than 10,000 people globally and closed nearly $21 billion in revenue in 2023. We have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success. WWT is proud to have been included on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For " list 13 years in a row!

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

Roles and Responsibilities:

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

Given the importance we here at WWT place upon our culture, the successful candidate must also possess the following skill attributes:
  • 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

As a Senior Applications Administrator on the ERP team your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • 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.

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • 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
  • Locations Include: Missouri and potentially others

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