JPMorgan Chase Database Machine Administrator in Dallas, Texas


Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) is the technology infrastructure organization for the firm, delivering a wide range of products and services, and partnering with all lines of business (LOB) to provide high quality service delivery, exceptional project execution, and financially disciplined approaches and processes in the most cost effective manner. The objective of GTI is to balance both business alignment and the centralized delivery of core products and services. GTI is designed to address the unique infrastructure needs of specific lines of business and the demand to leverage economies of scale across the firm.


GTI Service Operations (SO) is responsible for service support and delivery for JPMorgan Chase's (JPMC) Global Technology Infrastructure. Through its Global Service Desk and Infrastructure Operations Centers, Global Service Operations (GSO) provides global, coordinated diagnostic and support services, while Production Assurance and Support functions leverage and execute industry leading infrastructure management and support processes that are designed to minimize customer outages and impacts. Primary responsibilities include building, monitoring and maintaining Exadata / engineered systems and databases as well as providing performance diagnostic expertise, best practice reviews and troubleshooting production issues, both at the database and operating system levels. In this position, candidates will be resolving complex issues involving database performance, database capacity, replication, and other key aspects of distributed database technology. The most successful candidates will combine extremely deep, low-level database systems management capabilities with native coding/scripting skills to contribute to initiatives that reduce operational effort through infrastructure software development. The role requires staff to have on-call availability to respond to major database incidents

  • Exceptional experience administering various multi-Terabyte, 24x7 uptime Oracle databases as a Systems/Infrastructure Database Administrator required

  • Strong experience working with Oracle versions 11gR1/2, 12c in a Linux environment required

  • Experience with Exadata or Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance is a plus

  • Strong, proven Oracle Database Performance Diagnostic skills (at both the SQL and system levels) required

  • Strong programming experience in PL/SQL and UNIX Shell Scripting and/or Perl (preferably) required

  • Experience with features such as Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), Automatic Storage Management (ASM), Active Data Guard , Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) and Golden Gate replication.

  • Extensive experience with Backup and Recovery using Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN).

  • Self-starter capability, ability to acquire new skills autonomously.

  • Demonstrably solid written and verbal communication skills to drive projects to successful conclusion.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline or equivalent work experience.

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.