Motorola Solutions, Inc.
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Street Address
500 W Monroe Street, Ste 4400


Company Overview
At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video, and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential, and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview
Our IT organization has a critical role in driving extraordinary business results. Through a strong partnership with other areas of our business, we bring innovative thinking to every conversation and deliver with integrity. We’re looking for people who bring great ideas and who make our partners’ ideas better. Intellectually curious advisors (not order takers) who focus on outcomes to creatively solve business problems. People who not only embrace change but who accelerate it.

Job Description
DevOps Database Administrator is responsible for the platform administrator aspect of the system. As a Database Administrator, the primary focus is maintaining the availability, security, and health of the system. In addition, the role has a unique capability of experimenting and adopting current technologies and trends to bring efficiency and operational excellence.


Install, configure and administer databases, including and not limited to, Oracle, MS SQL and Open source technologies like MySQL, MongoDB, Postgresql, etc.
Install, configure, administer and maintain Oracle ERP Applications as Application DBA role
Setup and maintain databases in the development, test and production environments.
Perform ongoing performance tuning, technology upgrades, and system resource optimization.
Develop prototypes and proof of concept solutions.
Support developers in development oriented activities.
Prepare effort estimates, low-level execution plans, delivery schedules.
Develop & maintain documentation for assigned projects including install guide, troubleshooting guide, etc.
Track the latest database solutions in the industry to drive technology refresh.
Provide support per project needs; investigate and troubleshoot issues; perform regular log analysis, security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
Liaisons with the Infrastructure team, Application team, Architecture team, third parties, as necessary.


Having Industry recognized certification (like OCP, OCM, AWS or OCI Solution Architecture ) is a plus

Experience Requirements

Must have at least 7 years of professional work experience in IT
Must have at least 5 years of hands-on experience in administering Database Technology
Experience in Oracle Database Administration 10g/11g/12C,18C MS SQL Server, Open source database technologies like MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL
Understanding IaaS or PaaS offering. I.e. AWS, OCI, Azure
Hands-on database administration skills.
Hands-on experience with Oracle Applications installation and maintenance.
Experience installing and configuring Real Application Clusters / Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) solutions or clustering technologies to address high availability requirements.
Experience in performing backup and restore.
Experience with advanced security options: Data Encryption & Data masking, Database vault & Audit vault
Experience with Disaster Recovery solutions – Logical/Physical standby, Data guard or storage level replication
Knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) concepts such as SQL, stored procedures, JDBC/ODBC drivers, tables, foreign keys, joins, normalization, etc.
UNIX/Windows knowledge with experience in writing shell scripts, creating schedule jobs on UNIX/Linux/Windows.
Experience in standard operating procedures to perform pre and post-production support activities.
Experience in troubleshooting and documenting issues, gaps, and resolutions.
Able to provide incident management expert-level support to the Operations team as needed.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's plus 5+ years of experience or Master's Degree plus 3+ years of experience


Manage project task execution independently and get all associated team members to deliver their tasks on time, both with and without direct authority.
Self-motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem-solving skills.
Highly organized and thorough, with an ability to facilitate communication and scheduling among different levels of staff
Ability to perform under pressure, handling interruptions and changes without losing productivity and plan assignments and monitor performance according to priorities as demonstrated by regularly meeting established deadlines
Ability to provide consistent follow through with the Team Manager and IT Project manager on issues/concerns to ensure appropriate visibility and escalation where needed.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with others in a consistently positive manner, exercising discretion and tact

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