Kellogg Lead IT Engineer – Database - SQL Server / Oracle in OAK BROOK, Illinois

Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn, grow, and create innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish. Become a part of our rich heritage that has grown from a small family business to a global organization with a presence in over 180 countries.

At the heart of the Kellogg Company is technology — a key enabler of how we market, sell and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe.

We have an opening for you to grow with us as a Lead IT Engineer – Database in Oak Brook, IL. This critical role will be responsible for creation, delivery, and enhancement of Kellogg’s global database landscapes as we move to virtualized environments both on premise and in the cloud.


  • Design & Deliver - Collaborate with the IT Application Design, Delivery, and Architecture teams to understand business needs and requirements in order to deliver successful database platforms and solutions. Identify and document database technical requirements for projects by reviewing documentation and interviewing application and project experts, consultants, and vendors. Build new Oracle and SQL Server databases to Kellogg standards and application specifications. Perform database migrations using various methods, including migrations from one major version to another, and also across platforms (such as from Oracle to SQL Server).

  • Continuous Improvement - Assess and document current Oracle and SQL Server database environments to understand server specifications, operating system requirements, disk space requirements, database versions and database configurations. Conduct technical research to resolve database errors, answer user questions, and understand technical structures, issues, and solutions. Conduct knowledge transfer of new solutions to the Database Operations team.


Required Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Related experience as an Oracle DBA. Experience should include Oracle support, installation, database creation, database migration, backup and recovery, configuring Oracle stats jobs, etc.

  • High Availability conceptual knowledge – familiarity with Oracle Data Guard

  • Proficiency working in Linux

  • Excellent communication and team work skills

  • Demonstrated process and results orientation with meticulous attention to detail, consistency, and thoroughness

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, or other related field

  • In addition to Oracle experience, similar level of experience with SQL Server strongly preferred

  • Familiarity with SQL Server clustering, replication, mirroring and availability groups

  • Experience with HP-UX and Windows

  • Experience configuring designing Oracle in SAP environments

  • Experience with AWS database builds on EC2 and using RDS


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The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Lead IT Engineer – Database - SQL Server / Oracle

Location: USA-IL-Oak Brook

Requisition ID: INF001146

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jul 22, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No