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Senior Oracle Database Administrator


Job Description

Amazon Retail Systems, is currently looking for a talented Oracle database administrator with 5+ years' experience for its Seattle office. The DBA will perform administration and engineering for multiple large databases. The ideal candidate will have experience with large-scale, massively concurrent, highly available distributed Oracle systems on a UNIX/Linux platform. Successful candidates will have the ability to rapidly troubleshoot complex technical problems under pressure. Excellent interpersonal communication skills are required. Strong experience with both OLTP and DSS environments preferred.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Oracle DBA experience on Unix/Linux. 
  • 3+ years' experience with 11g on Unix/Linux
  • Experience in data guard and replication
  • Experience with PLSQL and SQL
  • Experience with backup and recovery
  • Experience with performance tuning
  • Experience in a 24X7 production environment
  • BS in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Worked with RAC for at least 2 years.
  • 6+ years Oracle DBA experience
  • Highly motivated to solve problems efficiently.
  • Fast troubleshooting and resolution skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with shifting priorities.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with DBA and application teams
  • Experience with high-volume OLTP database systems.
  • Experience in DR
  • Experience in a 24X7 production environment
  • Experience with terabyte databases.
  • Knowledge of Oracle DBA best practices (e.g., schema management, index optimization, and use of hints)
  • Strong query and database tuning skills
  • Capacity monitoring and management capabilities
  • Experience in Linux is a plus
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Job Location
410 Terry Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time