Oracle Database Administrator, Digital Store Platform
Amazon Corporate LLC 3.78,042 reviews - Seattle, WA

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The Digital DBA team is a central part of a vibrant and growing set of teams focused on high availability and performance of the overall Kindle experience and consists of senior DBAs supporting specialized teams of software development engineers building and supporting the services behind the Kindle and other Amazon Digital businesses. As a Database Administrator you will be providing that high quality and availability databases across the Digital Store Platform.

The successful candidate will have expert level skills in relevant database technologies, understand business requirements and technical implementation of distributed services architectures, and have a demonstrated ability to collaborate with engineering teams in other geographies to define and implement broad, business-wide standards for the way databases are designed and implemented. Next, strategy will be translated into efficient and scalable implementation methodologies and tracked by meaningful metrics.

Basic Qualifications
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and experience
  • Five or more years of industry experience, including at least four years of hands-on DB administration, three or more years hands-on DB development projects
  • Fluency in Oracle DB technologies and tools, DB development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a track record of working effectively with Development Engineering and other functions
  • Converting logical to physical design
  • Backup and recovery (RMAN and traditional)
  • On-call support

Preferred Qualifications
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and experience
  • Highly motivated to solve problems efficiently.
  • Fast troubleshooting and resolution skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with shifting priorities.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with DBA and application teams
  • Experience with high-volume OLTP database systems.
  • Experience in a 24X7 production environment
  • Experience with terabyte databases.
  • Knowledge of Oracle DBA best practices (e.g., schema management, index optimization, and use of hints)
  • Strong query and database tuning skills
  • Capacity monitoring and management capabilities
  • Experience in Linux is a plus


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