• AWS Oracle Database Administrator

    Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Database Administration
  • Job Description

    AWS Database Services is currently looking for a talented Oracle database administrator with 5+ years of experience for its Herndon 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.
    - 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

    This position can be located in Herndon, VA or Seattle, WA

    Basic Qualifications

    - Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
    - Minimum of 5 years Database Administration experience with administering and supporting multiple Oracle databases for performance critical, highly available systems on UNIX/Linux platform
    - Minimum of 5 years data modeling experience with conducting performance tuning, backup/recovery, and scalability/capacity planning, in addition to SQL, PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripting
    - Minimum of 7 years troubleshooting and problem-solving experience.

    This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and must currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the selected candidate obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security related requirements.

    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.
    - 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.
    - 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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