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Oracle Database Administrator

Oracle Database Administrator

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

PeopleTechnology Systems is currently looking for a talented Oracle database administrator with 3+ years of experience for its Seattle office. The DBA will perform administration and engineering for multiple production databases, and will be responsible for fast-paced, complex distributed database environments supporting both OLTP and OLAP systems across multiple platforms. A strong candidate will be able to rapidly troubleshoot complex technical problems under pressure, implement solutions that are massively scalable, while managing multiple customer groups. Deep knowledge of Oracle Database concepts, strong ERP (PeopleSoft, Kronos, Oracle E-biz, etc) application administration experience, and excellent interpersonal communication skills are required. Previous exposure to other database technologies, espically AWS offerings, is highly valued.

As a member of this team you'll work with exceptionally innovative and experienced engineers that have built highly robust, peformant and scalable services that are key to Amazon’s ability to manage one of the world’s largest workforces. This position requires passion, courage, tenacity, imagination and a willingness to see beyond what is ordinarily possible with traditional enterprise resource planning [ERP] software offerings. In this position you’ll find your knowledge, experience and talents fully taxed and then some. Joining this team will allow you to develop deep technical strengths in building always available services that scale.

Responsibilities include:
  • Ownership of Oracle Production, Test and Development instances.
  • Ownership of RAC clusters, working on a variety of development and maintenance projects in coordination with project and support teams.
  • Knowledge of all supporting infrastructure components, including operating systems, hardware/storage configurations and networks.
  • Excellent UNIX skills and a grasp of fundamental computing concepts such as system calls, memory management and program debugging.
  • Experience in system administration of LINUX, configuring storage arrays networks, disk configuration including multipath, knowledge of networking components such as Infiniband is highly desirable.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years Database Administration experience with administering and supporting multiple Oracle databases for performance critical, highly available systems on UNIX/Linux platform
  • Experience in Oracle 11g/12c RAC and GRID Architecture, Configuration, and Administration
  • Minimum of 2 years conducting performance tuning, backup/recovery, and scalability/capacity planning, in addition to SQL, PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripting
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience with backup/restore functionality using RMAN.
  • Experience managing servers in large-scale, geographically diverse environments.
  • Excellent SQL and DB performance tuning skills.
  • Experience with Oracle Golden Gate in a production environment.
  • Experience implementing and supporting Oracle Active Standby, FSFO.
  • Minimum of 3 years troubleshooting and problem-solving experience.
  • This position requires 24/7 operational support on a weekly rotation.

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 in Oracle Applications Manager, Oracle Dataguard, and PeopleSoft
  • Experience in AWS database technologies