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Senior Database Administrator (Oracle) - Hybrid

Requisition Id:  359782
Business Unit:  Corporate

Portland, OR, US, 97209


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Senior Database Administrator (Oracle), you will provide architectural leadership focusing on data and database administration, including designing database schema and data integration. You’ll also be responsible for meeting project schedules and ensuring required database up-time performance. This role drives proficiency within teams, provides resolution to technical issues, assures best practices are followed, and assists management in meeting strategic initiatives while contributing to smooth business operations. 


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Manages deployment of new databases, new schemas and new database objects and on-going maintenance of the same
  • Contributes to defining application database standards, in creating application data models
  • Manages database performance in context of applications, working with infrastructure and application teams.
  • Acts as a liaison between project management, technical teams, and IT leadership; assures best practices are defined and followed; drives consistency across applications and projects wherever possible.
  • Assists application developers SQL tuning.
  • Mentor developers and helps resolve technical roadblocks; recognizes organizational/team challenges and address them with management.
  • Contributes to evaluation, selection, and implementation of new tools
  • Develops PL/SQL Programs to build automation tools.

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 2+ years of database administration experience with Oracle Server 
  • Data modeling skill required. Use of Erwin tool is good to have.
  • Expertise in Oracle technologies
  • Exadata experience
  • Strong Linux, shell scripting required.
  • Strong proficiency with SQL, Oracle partitioning and knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL.
  • Oracle GoldenGate

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Deep knowledge/experience in the following: SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle DBA tasks.
  • Data modeling skill required. Use of Erwin tool is good to have.
  • Keeps current with emerging trends and database technologies.
  • Ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications and maintain thorough knowledge of internal company software applications applicable to position/business unit.
  • Oracle Advance Queues knowledge (desirable)
  • Programming experience with Python, Java (desirable).   
  • GitHub, Confluence (desirable)

Be a part of something big.



We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

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