Oracle Database Administrator, Digital Platform
Amazon.com - 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 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
Seven or more years of industry experience, including at least five 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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