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Database Administrator

Database Administrator

Job ID 
542319
Location 
US-NJ-Jersey City
Posted Date 
7/5/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Database Administration
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you interested in being part of a fast paced technology company? Amazon.com, a global leader in E-commerce is seeking a highly motivated Database Administrator. We are looking for SQL experts with experience supporting large-scale, massively concurrent, highly available distributed SQL systems. Ideal candidate will have the ability to rapidly troubleshoot complex technical problems under pressure.

You will be focused on the health of our entire application stack through the complete system lifecycle. You will drive operational excellence by designing and building tools that automate routine database operations. You have a passion to delight your customers by delivering simple and innovative solutions using the right database technology.

For the right candidate this role offers genuine engineering challenges and opportunities to re-design some of the critical services in E-commerce platform.

Tasks/Responsibilities:
· Ownership of operational stability of Business critical SQL instances.
· Design data persistence solutions with the right database solution.
· Design and produce on engineering efforts to ensure operational excellence across the fleet.

Basic Qualifications

· Experience managing large-scale, distributed production SQL databases in a global team
· Expert in SQL performance tuning
· Experience in SQL database replication.
· Experience in diagnosing and resolving complex database problems under pressure.
· Expert level knowledge and experience in SQL and Windows.
· Experience with backup/restore functionality.
· Experience implementing and supporting SQL Always On.
· Working knowledge of AWS Technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

· Detailed understanding & experience of Windows and Linux operating systems and kernels.
· Knowledge if NoSQL databases like Dynamo DB or MongoDB.
· Track record of engineering performance and availability solutions.
· Working knowledge of at least one at least one scripting language (e.g., Python, Ruby, Perl).
· Knowledge of at least one compiled language (e.g., Java, C++, C#).