Explore Amazon Jobs

Database Administrator

Job ID: 688108 | Amazon Dev Center India - Hyd


Amazon.com was recently voted #5 most admired company in the US, #1 most innovative, and # 1 in Customer Service. Amazon’s technology business has a history and tradition of leading the world in Web-related technologies and services.

Amazon.com’s OPSTech Database Team is currently looking for a Database Administrator position for its Seattle office to design, develop and manage the persistence solutions that serve and Amazon fulfillment Technology needs. Database Administrator will be part of the worldwide operations and responsible for designing, managing and maintaining highly complex, confidential, mission critical and high availability databases in a dynamic and fast paced environment. This job involves design reviews for new/existing development transportation technologies applications, identify and architect right RDBMS database solutions like Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Big Data or No SQL based cloud computing and storage technologies, executing projects to deliver high quality deliverables on time, defining development processes for continuous improvement, driving the technology direction and leading the database engineering team effectively.


• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
• 5+ years overall relevant experience
• SQL proficiency
• Experience with Oracle, Oracle replication, clustering, and scaling
• Strong database administration experience and technical expertise for 24x7 monitoring and management of a large number of Oracle/PostgreSQL/ MySQL instance
• Experience with database backups and remote disaster recovery
•Implement replication/ backup/ recovery of databases and hand on experience with database movement between environments.
• Experience dealing with large databases
• Experience with managing production database servers
• Administration Linux servers, and storage
• Experience in supporting internal and external customers


• Effective communication and strong collaboration skills are requirements for the position
• Experience with multiple database platforms is a plus
• Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
• Experience with managing production database servers
• Quantifiable success as a Oracle DBA
• Passion for learning and using new technologies
• Thrives in a fast-paced, innovative environment