Lead Database Administrator - Oracle at XPO Logistics Worldwide, Inc. in Portland, Oregon

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Logistics at full potential.

At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

GXO Logistics has completed the spin-off from XPO Logistics. As we update our systems, there are places throughout the application where you see references to XPO Logistics/XPO. Please substitute GXO for XPO throughout the application as you answer these questions.

Logistics at full potential.

As the Lead 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. Become a part of our dynamic team, and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations.

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 more.

What you'll do on a typical day:


  • Manage deployment and oversee maintenance of new databases, new schemas and new database objects

  • Contribute to defining application database standards and creating application data models

  • Manage database performance in the context of applications while working closely with infrastructure and application teams

  • Act as a liaison among project management, technical teams and IT leadership; assure best practices are defined and followed; drive consistency across applications and projects wherever possible

  • Assist application developers with SQL tuning

  • Mentor developers and help resolve technical roadblocks; identify organizational/team challenges and address them with management

  • Contribute to the evaluation, selection and implementation of new tools

  • Develop tools and processes to improve productivity of project teams in the context of data

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you'll need:


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience

  • 4 years of related experience

  • Advanced knowledge of database technologies with expertise in Oracle technologies such as Oracle Database Enterprise Edition version 9i-18c, Recovery Manager (RMAN), Oracle Internet Directory (OID) and Fast Start Failover (FSF)

  • Solid Linux and shell scripting experience

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Experience with Oracle GoldenGate

  • Strong proficiency with Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)

  • Oracle database certification

  • Transportation and logistics industry experience

  • Working experience with PostgreSQL

Be part of something big.

GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.

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.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

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 intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.





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