Senior DevOps Engineer - Oracle EBS


Position Purpose 

The Senior DevOps Engineer - Oracle EBS will serve as a technical expert responsible for administering, managing, and continuously improving Sleep Number's Oracle e-business suite ERP platform. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. You'll join a dedicated team of technologists focused on ensuring operational excellence for this mission-critical platform, managing 24x7 service continuity to the business building automation tools and advancing platform capabilities to deliver efficiencies and business value.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and foster a positive IT / internal Customer partnership
  • Responsible for all aspects of ERP application administration including configuration, patching, upgrades, capacity planning, provisioning, backup and recovery
  • Responsible for ensuring platform security, resiliency, uptime, and high availability
  • Responsible for platform optimization including performance tuning, query optimization and supportability
  • Responsible for evaluating patching requests, communicating constraints, issues and timelines for deployment
  • Responsible for designing and building automation tools, CI/CD pipelines, and other capabilities to improve the effectiveness of platform management
  • Support change management including maintenance across multiple environments and deploying approved patches and upgrades
  • Provide production and operational support including pro-active database and tech stack monitoring, issue resolution and on-call duties
  • Provide clear communications to stakeholders regarding timelines, issues and requirements
  • Maintain a pulse on emerging technologies, experiment and discover opportunities for improvement

Key Performance Indicators

  • Using automation to reduce operational workload to support teams.
    • Automated environment builds for Core Applications
    • Automated repeatable processes
    • Fully automated CI/CD pipeline that other teams can leverage
  • Providing platforms for application teams to implement technologies such as blue/green deployments

Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • 5+ years of Oracle E-Business application administration experience on global ERP platform installations
  • 3+ years of experience working with Linux, Solaris, and cloud-based platforms (On-prem, PaaS, IaaS, DBaaS)
  • 3+ years of expertise in all technology stack components including Oracle database 12c/11g, Weblogic, Apache, PL/SQL, Java, Enterprise Manager, SOA and JVM
  • 4 years college degree or equivalent work experience

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Expertise with Oracle EBS full tech stack architecture, environment refresh and patching mechanics
  • Expertise in performance tuning across the entire stack
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline development tools – Jenkins, Ansible, GitHub, etc.
  • Experience with integration technologies – ESB, SOA, REST/SOAP APIs etc.
  • Experience with Oracle EBS Development tools, and Scripting tools like SQL, PL/SQL, Python, Shell
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies and Product-centric operating model is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers and subject matter experts
  • Ability to organize, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and work independently
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and activities in a timely, organized manner
  • Must be a creative problem solver, flexible, proactive, and work in a fast paced, ever changing
  • environment
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and action plans. Must be a strong team player
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Strong analytical skills, technical aptitude, collaborative and problem-solving mindset
  • Technical leadership and/or project management experience on medium and large-scale projects required

Working Conditions (if applicable):

  • M-F Day shift. 
  • Rotational On-call
  • Off hours Production maintenance windows.


Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people and prohibit discrimination based on race, color, marital status, religion, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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