Sr. DevOps Engineer – Oracle Fusion Middleware


Position Purpose 

The Senior DevOps Engineer will serve as a technical expert responsible for administering, managing, and continuously improving Sleep Number's Middleware 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 Oracle Fusion Middleware 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 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

Position Requirements 

Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • 5+ years of Oracle Fusion Middleware application administration experience
  • 5+ years of expertise in all technology stack components including Weblogic 12c/11g, Apache, Tomcat, Java, Enterprise Manager, OSB, SOA and JVM
  • 3+ years of experience working with Linux, Solaris, and cloud-based platforms (On-prem, PaaS, IaaS, DBaaS)
  • 4 years college degree or equivalent work experience

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Expertise with Oracle Fusion Middleware 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/OSB, SOA, REST/SOAP APIs etc.
  • Experience with 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
  • Occasional travel (<10%) based on business needs


Job ID R12762
Sophia, Customer Service Representative

“Sleep is integral to a happy healthy lifestyle and it has such a huge impact on everyday life. Sleep Number is a unique company to work for because you’re truly helping people.”

Sophia, Customer Service Representative

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