Oracle Database Administrator
Amazon Web Services, Inc. - Seattle, WA
AWS Database Services is currently looking for a talented Oracle database administrator with 7+ years of experience for its Seattle office. The DBA will perform administration and engineering for multiple production databases. The ideal candidate will be responsible for fast-paced complex distributed database environments supporting primarily OLTP on a UNIX/Linux platform. Successful candidates will have the ability to rapidly troubleshoot complex technical problems under pressure.
- Test, validate and implement performance and resource optimization improvements in consultation with AWS development Teams
- Maintain development and production environments
- Monitor and maintain database security and database software
- Database & Application( SQL & PL/SQL ) performance tuning
- Backup and recovery (RMAN and traditional)
- Root cause analysis of production-related database issues
- On-call for production databases - daily maintenance, monitoring, problem resolution and internal customer and dev support
- Experience managing servers in large-scale, geographically diverse environments.

Deep knowledge of Oracle internals.
Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities

Review, design and develop data models in conjunction with the application development teams
Design, develop, and implement Oracle database instances for the development and production environments

Database Engineering
Review, design and develop data models in conjunction with the application development teams
Design, develop, and implement Oracle database instances for the development and production environments

Basic Qualifications
- Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
- Minimum of 7 years Database Administration experience with administering and supporting multiple Oracle databases for performance critical, highly available systems on UNIX/Linux platform
- Minimum of 7 years data modeling experience with conducting performance tuning, backup/recovery, and scalability/capacity planning, in addition to SQL, PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripting
- Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
- Experience with backup/restore functionality using RMAN.
- Experience managing servers in large-scale, geographically diverse environments.
- Excellent SQL and DB performance tuning skills.
- Experience implementing and supporting Oracle FSFO.
- Minimum of 7 years troubleshooting and problem-solving experience.
- This position requires 24/7 operational support on a weekly rotation.
- This position requires the applicant selected to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) eligibility and access. A US Government administered polygraph examination will be required. TS/SCI eligibility is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4.

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience in creating automation tools for managing relational databases (auditing, account management, backup/restore, discovery, schema deployment).
- Detailed understanding & experience of Linux operating systems and kernels.
- Experience in consultancy role, assisting and mentoring junior DBA staff.
- Track record of engineering performance and availability solutions.
- Working knowledge of at least one compiled language (e.g., Java, C++, C#) and at least one scripting language (e.g., Python, Ruby, Perl).

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