Database Administrator
Seattle, WA
January 27, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Engineering, Manufacturing, Production
Oracle Public Cloud

Database Administrator

Seattle, WA

Are you interested in building infrastructure for the cloud? Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure team is building new Infrastructure-as-a-Service technologies that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. Our customers run their businesses on our cloud, and our mission is to provide them with best in class compute, storage, networking, database, security, and an ever expanding set of foundational cloud-based services.

We're looking for Sr. Database Administrator with expertise and passion in solving difficult problems in distributed systems, virtualized infrastructure, and highly available services. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage, functioning like a startup and working on ambitious new initiatives.

As a Database Administrator, you will own and lead the day to day operations of Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure. You should be a database administrator, able to build broad systems interactions, while being very hands-on, able to dive deep into any part of the stack. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Preferred Qualifications:

• 5 years DBA experience

• Responsible for day-to-day operations

• Install, patch database software

• Create and configure databases

• Configure database network services

• Backup and recovery, storage management, managing user accounts

• Database security

• Monitoring and tuning performance at the SQL and DB layers

• Monitoring and responding to alarms, liaising with Oracle support, capacity planning, participate in on-call rotation.

• The technology stack will initially include Oracle RDBMS 11/12c, Mysql and Postgres.

• Future technologies may include open source NOSQL solutions such as Hadoop, HBASE.

Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

A little about us:
Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together—in the cloud.

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