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Portland General Electric Database Administrator in Portland, Oregon

This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!

Portland, OR. Oracle Database Administrator

Responsible for database administration using database management system software and tools and knowledge of logical database schemata to investigate problems and collect performance statistics and create reports. Carry out routine configuration/installation and reconfiguration of database and related products. Responsible for database management and the accessibility, retrievability and security of specific subsets of data. Assess the integrity of data from multiple sources (including, for example, from sensors’ measurement systems). Provide advice on the transformation of data/information from one format/medium to another where appropriate. Maintain and implement information-handling procedures. Enable the availability, integrity and search-ability of information through the application of formal data structures and protection measures. Manipulate specific data from information service to satisfy local or specific information needs. Provide expertise and support on use of methods and tools. Develop and maintain specialist knowledge of database concepts, object and data modeling techniques and design principles and a detailed knowledge of database architectures, software and facilities. Analyze data requirements to establish, modify or maintain object/data models. Evaluate potential solutions, demonstrating, installing and commissioning selected products.

Experience and Required Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or closely related (or foreign equivalent) and 5 years of experience using Oracle 12c, PL/SQL and UNIX scripting, Automatic Storage Management (ASM), Oracle Enterprise Monitoring, Transparent Data Encryption and Real Application Clusters (RAC).

Or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or closely related (or foreign equivalent) and 3 years of experience as listed above. All experience can be gained concurrently.

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Portland General Electric is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Portland General Electric, 121 SW Salmon, Portland, Oregon.

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To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.