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AWS Oracle Database Administrator

AWS Oracle Database Administrator

Job ID 
489124
Location 
US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
4/12/2018
Company 
Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Database Administration
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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





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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