• Oracle Technical Lead

    Job Functional Area
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    International Vitamin Corporation (IVC) is a leading global manufacturer of vitamins and nutritional supplements with more than half a century of private label and contract manufacturing experience, an impeccable quality and regulatory compliance record, and with new resources focused on enriching the health and lives of others. We currently have an opening for an Oracle Technical lead in  Irvine, California.


    As the Oracle Technical Lead within IVC’s Information Technology team, this individual plays a critical role working closely with the business and across the Information Technology organization defining, delivering and supporting IT business solutions and supporting roadmaps. In summary this position:


    Analyzes business requirements/processes and system integration considerations to determine appropriate technology solutions; Designs, codes, tests and documents applications based on system and user requirements; using current programming language and technologies, writes code, completes programming, and performs testing and debugging of applications; completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance; monitors and maintains applications and restores services for end users; analyzes software and hardware problems and coordinates workable solutions; performs system software upgrades including planning and scheduling, coordination and deploying; and ensures availability and performance of systems and application environments through proactive as well as reactive analysis and maintenance.






    • Prepares flow charts and systems diagrams to assist in problem analysis.
    • Responsible for preparing design documentation.
    • Designs, codes, tests, debugs and documents software according to IVC’s systems standards, policies and procedures.
    • Prepares test data for unit, string and parallel testing.
    • Analyzes business needs and creates software solutions.
    • Evaluates and recommends software and hardware solutions to meet user needs.
    • Resolves customer issues with software solutions and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
    • Interacts with business users and I/T to define current and future application requirements.
    • Manages, resolves and documents issues and events related to system and environment availability.
    • Monitors and measures performance characteristics of applications.
    • Performs routine maintenance.
    • Communicates with all stakeholders (customers, development teams, end users, etc.) to address system issues.
    • Proposes and implements systems enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system.
    • Learns new applications, IVC-specific technologies, system behavior and business processes as they relates to customer needs.
    • Provides strategic technical and architectural leadership to the programming function.
    • Key interface between IT and key business users / senior leadership in defining IT solution based on business needs.
    • Plans, conducts and manages assignments involving large, high budgets (cross- functional) projects that are often global in nature.
    • Serves as technical expert to senior leadership in the IT organization and functional user groups.

    Initiates, and drives major changes in architecture, methodology or programming procedures.


    Education: Undergraduate degree and 10+ years of relevant experience or Graduate degree and 8+ years of relevant experience.


    Skills & Knowledge: Expert knowledge of system development methodology, project management, analytical/problem solving skills and relevant business and technology skills.

    • Serves as a technical authority within the organization and with customers.
    • Manages projects or customer relationships of critical importance.
    • May be industry-wide authority.
    • Develops advanced/leading-edge technologies and/or concepts.
    • Creatively and strategically supports key business objectives.
    • Develops innovative solutions, systems and products to support company objectives.
    • Builds external alliances with customers and industry experts to gain and share information and industry trends.
    • Manages projects and program execution.
    • Advanced knowledge of and ability to put into practice commonly used SDLC methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.).
    • Expert Oracle applications database, architectural and technical knowledge.
    • Expert knowledge of Unix/Linux Operating systems.
    • Expert knowledge in high availability and backup strategies for Oracle Applications & Databases.
    • Expert Knowledge of PL SQL and SQL.
    • Working Knowledge in Oracle Database Administration, including database sizing, scaling, monitoring, tuning, installing, extending, upgrading and experience with the latest versions and replication.
    • Strong Working Knowledge of EDI systems, including integration, translation and transmission.



    Language and Communication Skills: Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and able to adapt to the level and nature of their audience.


    IVC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V - EOE.



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