Database Engineer - FinTech

AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, ULC - Vancouver, BC (12 months ago)

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  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years Database Administration experience with administering and supporting multiple Oracle databases for performance critical, highly available systems on UNIX/Linux platform
  • Experience in Oracle 10g/11g RAC and GRID Architecture, Configuration, and Administration
  • Minimum of 5 years data modeling experience with conducting performance tuning, backup/recovery, and scalability/capacity planning, in addition to SQL, PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripting
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience with backup/restore functionality using RMAN.
  • Experience managing servers in large-scale, geographically diverse environments.
  • Excellent SQL and DB performance tuning skills.
  • Experience implementing and supporting Oracle FSFO.
  • Minimum of 5 years troubleshooting and problem-solving experience.
  • This position requires 24/7 operational support on a weekly rotation.
Finance Technology is currently looking for a talented Database Administrator with 5+ years of experience for its Vancouver office. The Database Engineer will engineer solutions for multiple database technologies, and will be responsible for fast-paced, complex distributed database environments supporting both OLTP and OLAP systems across multiple platforms. A strong candidate will be able to rapidly troubleshoot complex technical problems under pressure, implement solutions that are massively scalable, while managing multiple customer groups. Deep knowledge of Oracle Database concepts , strong administration experience, and excellent interpersonal communication skills are required.

Responsibilities include:
  • Ownership of Oracle RAC clusters, working on a variety of development and maintenance projects in coordination with project and support teams.
  • Knowledge of all supporting infrastructure components, including operating systems, hardware/storage configurations and networks.
  • Excellent UNIX skills and a grasp of fundamental computing concepts such as system calls, memory management and program debugging.
  • Experience in system administration of LINUX, configuring storage arrays networks, disk configuration including multipath, knowledge of networking components such as Infiniband is highly desirable.
  • Experience in creating automation tools for managing relational databases (auditing, account management, backup/restore, discovery, schema deployment).
  • Detailed understanding & experience of Linux operating systems and kernels.
  • Experience in consultancy role, assisting and mentoring junior DBA staff.
  • Track record of engineering performance and availability solutions is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.