Software Development Engineer II in Seattle, Washington

Company: Amazon Corporate (TEST TEST TEST)

Position Title: TEST TEST TEST

Position Responsibilities: Own 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.

Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field plus five years of progressively responsible experience in the job offered or related occupations of Database Analyst or Coordinator, Information Systems Manager, or related. Five years of progressively responsible experience must involve administering and supporting multiple Oracle databases for performance critical, highly available systems on UNIX/Linux platform. Experience must also involve data modeling, conducting performance tuning, backup/recovery, and scalability/capacity planning, in addition to SQL, PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripting. Willingness to provide 24/7 operational support is also required.


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