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Database Administrator


Job Description

Responsible for the design, implementation, operation, and support of large-scale, performance-critical 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 24x7 operation support. Support various layers of databases down to system architecture, operating systems, and hardware, storage, and network configurations. Rapidly troubleshoot complex technical problems as well as accurately 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 values for 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 the feedback on architecture and design issues, as well as system integration, performance, and scalability issues as it pertains to databases. Assist in developing long-term department database technology strategies, and significantly influence cross-company database engineering processes and standards.

Basic Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or a related field;

Experience: 60 months in the job offered or related experience as a Database Analyst, Database Coordinator, Information Systems Manager, or related.

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Job Location
410 Terry Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time