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Levi Strauss & Co.

Data Architect

Levi Strauss & Co. - Westlake, TX

Job Description:


Purpose: Sr. Architect-IT will report to the Manager of Database Administration and will be responsible for the daily management, oversight, and protection of LS&Co's data and database technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, SAP HANA, PostgreSQL, and Cassandra). This position will be required to collaborate with other IT Architects and business Stakeholders, as well as, oversee and direct the offshore database administration operation team. A high attention to detail and drive to deliver excellence in all aspects database management is required for this position.

Key Results:

•Drive database technologies and ...Best Practices'. Assist in developing a 5 year ...Road Map' pertaining to database technologies.

•Ensure that database systems are tuned effectively and are available to end users per the negotiated uptime SLA's.

•Ensure that databases are backed up and all data assets are protected and recoverable.

•Perform capacity planning and forecasting for the database environment, and contribute to disaster recovery and business continuity plans.

•Provide management and oversight to database administration operations team and ensure that all problem ticket resolution meets prescribed SLA's.

•Partner with project teams to architect and deliver effective database solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

•Provide leadership and direction with respect to LS&Co's database technologies.

•Work with internal partners to understand business application requirements and goals to aid in the development of scalable, available, and high-performance databases within LS&Co's database technologies.

•Oversee daily operational activities to ensure database system availability and performance adheres to LS&Co's prescribed SLA's.

•Develop and enforce database backup and recovery strategies.

•Provides oversight and guidance on database patching and upgrades to ensure databases are running on up to date supported releases and are following best practices.

•Ensure that all databases are licensed in accordance with the vendor purchased license agreements.

•Ensure database technologies are compliant with LS&Co's global security policies including SOX requirements.

•Act as the subject matter expert in database technology with an emphasis on Oracle.

•Strong focus and desire to automate regular database administration tasks.

Minimum Education Required:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

Years and Type of Experience Required:

• 7 years of overall database experience in Oracle and Oracle OEM.

• 7 years of experience with Windows and LINUX operating systems.

• Must have extensive knowledge in the area of database backup and recovery.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

•Must be knowledgeable in multiple database technologies. Oracle RDMS required plus one or more of the following: SQL Server, HANA, PostgreSQL, and Cassandra.

•Fluency in appropriate database management tools such as Oracle OEM, SQL Server Management Studio, etc.

•Expertise on Windows and LINUX operating systems.

•Strong verbal and written communication skills.

•Experience in scripting languages.

•Ability to ...deep dive' in database performance issues and root cause analysis.

•Must be a self-starter and detail oriented with the ability to work independently or in a team setting.

Complexity and Accountability:

Key partners & Interaction:

•Works and collaborates with Sr. Architect, Server Engineering, Storage Engineering and SAP team members plus leaders in the Global Technology Services team

•Other Key Relationships: Internal Audit and SOX teams, Senior IT and Business leaders, Onshore/Offshore partners

•External (if applicable): Database technology vendors, External Auditors

Levi Strauss & Co. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the Recruiter if you require accommodation during the recruitment process. Informing the Company that you require an accommodation will not impact the selection process in any way, either favorably or negatively.


US-Texas-Westlake-Solana Blvd FULL TIME/PART TIME

Full time

8 days 2 hours ago

Levi Strauss & Co.


Data Architect Levi Strauss & Co. - Westlake, TX, United States


Location: Westlake, TX

Company Profile:
Levi Strauss & Co. is driven by strong values, creativity and hard work. Using innovative, sustainable and progressive practices isn’t just how we make our jeans and other products — it’s a principle we value in all of our work.