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Senior Consultant - Oracle & Postgres DBA - Digital Velocityat CDW Careers

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Presales Engineering
Remote, Remote
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The primary purpose of this position is to provide advanced Digital and/or Data consulting solutions to clients. This position may perform activities such as design, systems integration, and testing. This position will also handle client engagements requiring knowledge of multiple technologies and provide technical presales support. 

The Oracle and Postgres Database Administrator (DBA) performs administration duties for database infrastructure supporting enterprise business applications. This will include design, development, implementation, documentation, and optimization of an assortment of solutions primarily within the Oracle and Postgres suite of technologies. The DBA will also be responsible for troubleshooting errors and performance related issues as it pertains to Oracle and Postgres in a timely and effective manner. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities


  • Performs a variety of billable consulting activities in support of clients’ objectives, which may include, but are not limited to:
    • Software Development
    • Application Administration and Configuration
    • Application Integration
    • Marketing technology consulting
    • User Experience Design
    • Data Engineering
    • Database Administration
    • Software Testing
    • DevOps engineering
  • Consults with a variety of clients, sales personnel and CDW Presales Architects to identify, qualify and validate Oracle and Postgres best practices, infrastructure recommendations, issue remediation, and risk mitigation
  • Shares the load of other incoming incidents and requests with other teammates, taking ownership over those that fit well with the schedule and skillset
  • Works on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing effectively to meet delivery expectations
  • Identifies areas that require performance tuning within databases and coordinates with partners to recommend and implement changes.
  • Documents current database environment including servers, licensing, security, capacity planning, backups, and disaster recovery plans.
  • Documents completed technical work for clients
  • Maintains technical specifications throughout a project
  • Achieve high level of Client Satisfaction on all consulting engagements by executing to achieve client project expectations
  • Builds focused relationships with clients to identify business challenges
  • Reviews and understands all assigned Statement of Work (SOW) obligations prior to services delivery 
  • Maintains accountability to work estimates and project financials
  • Develop strong client relationships and trust to secure future business
  • Reviews and understands all assigned SOW obligations
  • Maintains accountability to work estimates and project financials

IP Development

  • Maintains current knowledge of Oracle and Postgres database technology.
  • Participates in code or other technical reviews and presents constructive feedback to technical team
  • Participates in requirements gathering activities, examining the entire business application from the aspects of the workflow and the end user
  • Builds focused relationships with clients to identify business challenges


  • Makes recommendations to solve client problems
  • Directly interacts with clients, sales team, managers, and other technical team members to identify, develop, and obtain complete information for solutions, and scope statement and level of effort for proposal/SOW development
  • Assists with Digital and/or Data practice presales activities 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field
  • At least four (5) years related work experience with Oracle and/or Postgres, to include experience in one or more of the following technologies:
    • DB Architecture and Design
    • Capacity Planning
    • Oracle Software Installation
    • DB Build and Configuration
    • Day-to-Day DB Maintenance
    • Backup and Recovery
    • Oracle DB Tuning
    • High Availability Solutioning
    • Oracle Engineered DB Systems (Operational and Tuning)
    • Upgrades and Patching
    • Oracle Migration Methodology
    • Cloud vs On-Prem
    • Troubleshooting
    • Oracle Best Practice
    • Postgres Best Practice

Preferred Qualifications

  • Consulting experience, especially in an agency or global systems integrator environment
  • Certifications in relevant areas of specialty

Data Privacy and Security

All CDW employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with CDW policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate CDW authority.  

Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role.

Essential Functions
This position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an occasional basis. 

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Date Posted: Mar 25, 2024
Job Category: Engineering
People Leader v. Individual Contributor: Individual Contributor
Travel Percentage: 10
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