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Date: Dec 6, 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-12114
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


Database Manager

About the Team

You will be part of, and lead, the team that develops, supports and maintains our database environment here at Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Our job is to ensure our internal customers get world class support and we provide scalable and secure solutions to our end users.

About the Role

In this hands-on Database Manager role, you will be responsible for guiding a team of DBAs to always provide excellent support. Your thought leadership and experience will help form the team's ability to deliver high quality solutions that you and the team are proud to be part of. Your ability to assess and form the skills within the team will be key to accomplishing the objectives and goals outlined for the team.

This role reports to the Director of Technology (Database, Storage, Backup and Recovery).

You're excited about this opportunity because you will:

* Lead a team that oversees over 750 Oracle, MS SQL Server and Teradata databases;
* Lead the team to provide capacity planning and performance monitoring of our database environments;
* Guide and mentor your team to provide the best database support possible;
* Gather, analyze and drive project requirements from design to implementation;
* Ensure database designs and approaches are documented and updated;
* Partner with application development and support teams to ensure their expectations of the team are met;
* Have the opportunity to be hands on, working side by side with the team to accomplish the objectives and goals of the team and the company;
* Provide insightful data to guide decision making and offer proactive solutions.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.:

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe;
* We're a technology and data driven business;
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation;
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience;
* We get to be creative on a daily basis;
* We have a smart and experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas;
* We believe in autonomy, and reward taking initiative;
* We have fun!


Desired Skills and Experience

We're excited about you because...

* You have managed a team that provides customer support 24x7x365;
* You have the ability to successfully lead a team of DBA's to be "Best in Class";
* You have the ability to drive projects and lead the team to get the projects accomplished with superior results;
* You deliver winning results and take accountability for achieving team goals and objectives;
* You are an expert in diagnosing and solving complex problems and providing technical guidance;
* You understand the importance of data security and are able to implement secure practices and work with SOX and PCI internal and external auditors to provide the needed evidence of the security of our database environments;
* You have 10+ years of database related work experience;
* You have very good oral and written communication skills and have the ability to influence others;
* You have a BS or MS in Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering or related field (an equivalent combination of related education, training and experience may be considered).

Technical Competencies Required:

* Deep understanding of Oracle DBMS 11.2 and 12c.
* Must have a deep understanding of Oracle Grid/RAC, Oracle Partitioning, Oracle CIS Security Standards, Oracle Enterprise Manager.
* Must understand Oracle performance tuning techniques.
* Deep understanding of database replication using the following technologies: Oracle Active Data Guard, Oracle Golden Gate, or related data replication products.
* Understanding of MS SQL Server and Teradata Enterprise technologies.
* Significant experience with AIX, Linux(RHEL) and Windows operating systems.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Williams-Sonoma Home, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Williams-Sonoma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

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