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Oracle Engineered Systems Manager I Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Job Summary

The Sherwin-Williams Company
Cleveland, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
7+ to 10 Years
Job Reference Code

Oracle Engineered Systems Manager I

About the Job

Here, we believe there's not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there's a place for you at Sherwin Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We'll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you to show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show! Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

The Manager for Oracle "Engineered Systems" team is part of the Platform Optimization group within the Database and Middleware Delivery organization. The incumbent is responsible for managing the Engineered systems portfolio consisting of Exadata, Exalogic, Exalytics and Cloud@Customer enterprise infrastructure platforms. In addition to performing managerial duties, the role includes responsibility for project deliverables and global operations covering 24*7 support and handling escalations.

The incumbent will work with Infrastructure and Solution architects, DBA, Middleware Administration and Application groups to ensure that Sherwin-Williams' usage of Oracle is always optimal and that the available tools and technologies are identified and used appropriately.

Essential Functions
Strategy & Planning

Develop strategies for increasing ROI to optimize the Engineered systems platform
Establish processes and standards for capacity and scalability planning efforts.
Establish processes and standards for lifecycle management of engineered systems platform components.
Ensure Corporate Information Security and Departmental security policies and guidelines are adhered to.
Foster a culture of collaboration and innovation and be a 'Change Agent'. Identify and drive automation opportunities.
Guide the database and middleware delivery teams for effective platform migration strategies to engineered systems.
Lead the team in the design, engineering, configuration, operation and maintenance of secure and scalable enterprise hardware and software infrastructure.
Determine staffing and skills requirements.
Develop strategic partnerships with vendors and participate in Quarterly Business Review meetings.

Acquisition & Deployment

Utilize governance processes to prioritize and define work to be accomplished. Publish work plans at least quarterly with high level objectives looking forward one year.
Compile and recommend wants/needs for the annual budgeting process in Oracle Infrastructure technologies and prepare presentation to senior IT management.
Work closely with Application, DMW Technical teams and project sponsors to make sure technology solutions meet business objectives.
Review project requests describing infrastructure needs to estimate time and effort involved to successfully accomplish a project.
Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
Lead server hardware/software lifecycle management.

Operational Management

Develop and maintain understanding of key processes, schedules, cycles, profiles, etc. for the technical systems in use by a customer.
Mentor the team in the installation and configuration standards for Engineered Systems and applications deployed on this platform.
Organize, plan, coordinate, and schedule maintenance and life cycle activities.
Guide troubleshooting efforts to resolve issues affecting enterprise hardware and software platform and infrastructure.
Provide regular, clear, and consistent communication (written and oral) on the status of projects, issues, and deliverables to representatives from the customer/vendor.
Conduct and/or facilitate knowledge transfer sessions for technical development.
Conduct activities like staffing, performance and resource management
Set employee objectives, monitor and evaluate performance, and provide feedback and mentoring.
Create and maintain development plans for each team member, including training, skills assessment, career planning, and goal planning.
Manage personal growth objectives for the Team in conjunction with Career Development Office
Manage, develop and mentor subordinates toward the building of a strong team.
Mentor team members in incident and problem resolution best practices. Handle escalations for production issues
Lead discussions with vendor technical support to facilitate analysis and resolution of technical issues.

Incidental Functions
Lead the monitoring strategy in alignment with existing monitoring tools to effectively monitor all the technical components of Engineered Systems platform.
Maintain current knowledge of the technology workspace in terms of current state, future possibilities, forthcoming technologies, and their relevance and impact.
Engage in Proof-of-Value scoping in the evaluation of new technologies and present findings to Management.
Provide guidance / assist with various projects as may be required to contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the work.
Assist in performance tuning and monitoring of all system stacks.
Coordinate and assist with disaster planning/mitigation/recovery.
Participate in hiring activities and fulfilling affirmative action obligations and ensuring compliance with the equal employment opportunity
Work outside the standard office 7.5 hours workday as required.
Minimal travel is required.

Position Requirements
Formal Education & Certification

Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in related field or equivalent experience.

Knowledge & Experience

8+ years IT experience.
2+ experience in handling Converged Infrastructure platforms (compute, network and storage)
5+ years' experience in Unix/Linux System Administration.
Expert Knowledge of hardware platforms, networking, storage and subsystems.
Knowledge in DevOps technologies, strategies, tools and practices
Knowledge in Cloud technologies (IaaS, SaaS and PaaS)
Strong knowledge of Linux Operating system and virtualization technologies
Experience with Installation/Upgrade/Patching of server hardware and platform software.
Experience with backup/recovery design, DR implementation, monitoring implementation, performance tuning and optimization.
Understand and execute the IT processes of Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management, and Configuration Management.
Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Experience in developing documentation and presenting technical solutions to all levels of management and technical teams.
Experience in server hardening and security standards for audit compliance.

Preferred Knowledge & Skills

Experience with any of Oracle engineered systems (Exadata, Exalogic, Exalytics, PCA etc.)
Experience supporting applications or infrastructure in a cloud environment
Good understanding of fundamental technologies like TCP/IP, HTTP(S), SSL, FTP, VSFTP, SMTP, DNS, Load balancer, NFSv3, NFSv4, LDAP.
Experience with supporting platforms running Oracle Clusterware/RAC databases with ASM or fusion middleware technologies.
Experience in Weblogic application server or equivalent (Websphere or Jboss).
Experience with installing, configuring Oracle Virtual Machines, managing OVM templates
Supervisory experience or Team responsibility.

Personal Attributes

Excellent analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to mentor junior team members.
Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Strong ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future.

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-CLEVELAND
Work Locations: USA OH Cleveland Prospect Ave Headquarters
101 West Prospect Ave
 Cleveland 44115

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Inclusion and Diversity Supportive Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referral of protected veterans.

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