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General Motors Senior DBA - JR-000042059_41078605458_0 in Phoenix, Arizona

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Job Description

In recent years, GM Information Technology has successfully executed the largest IT transformation in the history of the automotive industry, fully insourcing what once was a nearly completely outsourced IT function. Today GM IT is a dynamic and fast paced organization that designs, develops and maintains all IT infrastructure, applications and solutions enabling GM's global operations. From designing and building the next generation of electric and other vehicles to developing a world-class GM experience for our dealers and customers, GM IT is driving real change in the most iconic automaker on the planet. Our team delivers unique enterprise-wide IT solutions in cutting-edge technologies such as mobility, telematics, mission-critical business systems, supercomputing, cloud, vehicle engineering and real-time computing. We offer challenging positions for passionate professionals looking to advance their careers and be a part of an IT organization focused on innovation, speed and business value.

The Database Administrator is responsible for adhering to, leading, implementing & supporting Database Management concepts & practices, Logical Data Models, Database Standards, Tool Standards, Implementation of Database technologies, Support of Database Technologies, etc. A Database Administrator is responsible to have senior level, cross enterprise industry expertise and all of the capabilities required. Additionally, advanced working knowledge of industry standard database architectural patterns, technologies and processes. As a GM Database Administrator, you will possess the capability of working with general direction from a manager or architect in identifying, selecting, implementing and supporting enterprise-wide database standards. A Database Administrator can often act in a leadership capacity or delegated leadership capacity and will mentor and/or peer review junior database administrators.

Lead, implement, educate peers and partners on Database Standards, Practices & Policies to effect successful implementation & expected behaviors from Database management systems

Understand, Communicate, Develop, Validate & Implement requirements from IT Partners supporting either implementation or support of Database management systems

Prepare & assist, or lead with analysis to support decision making processes of senior staff or IT partners

d) Perform or develop assigned tasks using established procedures, policies and process

e) Perform & maintain all documentation supporting effective change control, business continuity & sustainment of Database systems. Validating peer compliance and peer quality as well.

f) Develop, communi cate and lead implementation of solutions to Database Management problems of substantial scope and high complexity

g) Collaborate with peers & IT Partners in execution of assigned duties

h) Mentor entry & intermediate level Database talent

i) Lead Implementation and support of long term technology strategy

j) Accountable for accuracy and validity of solution design and documentation

k) Participation in On-Call rotations or Shift work as required by specific role or assignment

l) Holds themselves and others accountable for demonstrating GMs values and cultural behaviors. Models GM behaviors and creates a winning culture.

m) Performs other related duties as assigned.


Advanced knowledge of Enterprise RDBMS Technologies, architecture, implementation & support

Advanced Operational capability of Enterprise RDBMS deployments

Knowledge of at least two IT technology domains including infrastructure platforms, data management and database technologies, storage technologies, security frameworks and tools.

Advanced Knowledge with data replication and/or disaster recovery capabilities preferred

Advanced knowledge of Backup & Recovery techniques and technologies

Experienced communications and leadership background

Additional Job Description

Knowledge of nosql dat