The ideal candidate will be responsible for setting up, maintaining and optimizing fast-paced complex distributed databases in an AWS environment, managing import/export/ETL of various data streams and ensuring database health and security.
Test, validate and implement performance and resource optimization improvements in consultation with development Teams; design, develop, and implement MySQL database instances for the development and production environments.
This is an opportunity to bring a combination of deep technical knowledge of Oracle combined with an outgoing personality and strong interpersonal skills to bear on a wide range of problems throughout Amazon.com and its subsidiaries.
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.
Requires a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, focus on managing and resolving issues in alignment with the SLAs, establishing and maintaining communication with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their requests, initiating and performing changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframes.
In this role, you will have experience supporting large-scale, massively concurrent, highly available distributed database systems. You will lead a team of talented and dedicated dba focusing on the health of our entire application stack through the complete system life cycle.
In this role, the selected candidate will document and validate user system requirements Leverage industry best practices and apply business and/or strategy recommendations and emerging data warehouse technology.