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Company: Amazon.com Services, Inc., an Amazon.com company
Position Title: Database Administrator III
Location: Seattle, Washington
Own the design, implementation, operation, and support of large-scale databases that are crucial to the successful operation of our global e-commerce platform. Support and administer multiple Oracle databases for performance critical, highly available, massively concurrent, distributed systems on a UNIX/Linux platform, including participating in 24/7 operation support. Support various layers of databases, including system architecture, operating systems, and hardware, storage, and network configurations. Troubleshoot complex technical problems, and assess and mitigate risks by conducting performance tuning, backup/recovery, and scalability/capacity planning using Linux, system calls, memory management, and program debugging. Establish and maintain security and integrity controls, and formulate and monitor policies, procedures, and standards relating to data management. Establish and calculate optimum database parameters, and specify users and user access levels. Migrate software systems to Oracle from other software platforms and deploy Oracle software in performance-critical, high availability environments. Provide support for system upgrades and new system releases, and perform database monitoring using SQL, PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripting, security monitoring, troubleshooting, and resolution of system failures. Work with the software development team to deliver highly available, low latency services. Gather requirements, model, design, develop, test, implement, support, and tune high availability data. Participate in design reviews with software teams, and drive feedback on architecture, design, system integration, performance, and scalability issues as it pertains to databases. Assist in developing long-term department database technology strategies, and influence cross-company database engineering processes and standards.
Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field and one year of experience in the job offered, or as a Database Analyst or Coordinator, Information Systems Manager, or a related occupation. Employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field and five years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation as equivalent to the Master’s degree and one year of experience. Must have one year of experience in the following skill(s): administering and supporting multiple databases for performance critical, highly available systems on a UNIX or Linux platform; data modeling; conducting performance tuning, backup, recovery, scalability, and capacity planning; and utilizing SQL. Willingness to provide 24/7 operational support is also required.
Applicants must meet all of the above listed requirements for this position.