Powering What's PossibleThe Power that makes Great River Energy (GRE) an industry leader is our employees.
As a consumer-owned generation and transmission company, we are Minnesota’s second largest electric utility. We are committed to recruiting, retaining, and developing an engaged, innovative, and inclusive workforce.
Currently we have an excellent opportunity for aSenior Database Administrator (DBA) in our Information Services department at our Maple Grove, MN location. The DBA is responsible for the analysis, design, development, implementation, and support of existing or new databases, data management technologies and infrastructure in order to meet current and future business needs.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
·Provide physical administration and support of databases and data management solutions and supporting technologies to ensure business and security needs are met.
·Provide technical support for databases, data management solutions, and supporting infrastructure to ensure operational excellence.
·Provide planning and design of databases, data management solutions, integrations, and architecture for new systems or enhancements to support business strategy.
·Perform analysis and assessment in regard to database performance; recommend and implement tuning improvements.
·Apply capacity planning, disaster recovery, database backup, continuous monitoring, and improvement techniques to provide 24x7 operation of enterprise DBMS.
·Performs research and analysis of database, data warehouse, and business intelligence architectures and solutions to meet current and future business requirements.
·Bachelor’s Degree in a technology related field and 9+ years’ experience supporting systems, applications and databases OR 2+ years of post high school education in a technology related field and 11+ years of experience building and supporting systems, applications, and/or databases.
·Experience working with Oracle and SQL Server databases.
·Experience working with Oracle Data Guard, OEM tuning, and RMAN.
·Experience working with SQL Server backup and recovery, log shipping, and performance tuning.
·Experience with database programming using PL/SQL and Transact-SQL.
·Experience with Linux/UNIX and Windows operating systems is required.
·Experience with Linux/UNIX and Windows scripting languages and shells.
·Understanding of database and hardware environments.
·Knowledge of and demonstrated skill in database administration, maintaining high availability systems, database backup and recovery.
·Skill in analyzing data problems; ability to identify hardware and software problems.
·Skill in identifying and resolving root causes of database problems/issues; ability to develop recommendations for short-term resolution.
·Skill in verbal and written technical communications of database issues to non-technical staff within IT and the company.
·Ability to transfer technical knowledge to peers and staff members.
·Ability to enable business improvements with information technology.
·Skill in presenting ideas and solutions to groups at all levels in the organization.
·Ability to be flexible/adaptable and self-driven.
·Ability to work in and contribute to cross-functional teams.
·Skill in establishing service level expectations with customers.
·Ability to prioritize multiple demands based on business impact.
·Experience working with cloud-based data management platforms.
·Knowledge of database and system clustering technologies.
·Knowledge in data modeling and design.
·Knowledge of data management functions and tools.
·Experience developing ETL data integrations.
Qualified professionals will find we have a lot to offer - competitive compensation, continued education, an on-site workout facility, generous retirement plan, along with many more benefits. Qualified candidates, please apply at www.greatriverenergy.com under the Careers tab by May 15, 2021. GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.
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About Great River Energy
Powering what’s possible Great River Energy is a not-for-profit electricity provider owned by our 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin for which we generate and transmit electricity. We provide wholesale electric service to our member owners who distribute electricity to approximately 660,000 member consumers - or about 1.7 million people. A diverse mix of generation resources - Our power plants generate more than 2,800 megawatts of electricity and several solar arrays capable of producing 650 kilowatts. In addition, we purchase wind and hydroelectric energy.Your electricity is delivered through power lines to you. Every time you plug in your toaster, television or other electrical device, a system of power lines goes to work to bring you the power you need. Our job at Great River Energy is to keep the lights on by providing a safe & reliable supply of electricity.