Database Administrator

Database Administrator

On January 31, 2017 Oracle completed the acquisition of Dyn, which now operates as an Oracle Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) global business unit (GBU).

Dyn is seeking a talented DBA Engineer to help build and maintain Dyn’s data infrastructure.  The role is focused on helping manage Dyn’s growing network and systems infrastructure assisting the NOC through escalations.  The DBA Engineer will also work proactively with other DBAs to help deploy and manage Dyn’s systems.

The DBA Engineer will work on an on-call rotation alongside other personnel supporting database and tools infrastructure.  A DBA Engineer needs to be a highly technical individual with administration and/or engineering experience in the systems discipline.  

Linux and Unix environments, computer systems, SQL and NoSQL solutions MySQL, or PostgreSQL based.  Having a background in cloud based technologies is an asset.

Technical Skills:

The DBA Engineer will be a highly technical and competent engineer who loves to get the job done.  Experience should include:

  • Linux and Unix environments
  • SQL databases, including MySQL or PostgreSQL.
  • NoSQL databases, such as Hadoop, or Cassandra which is preferred.  
  • Solid computing fundamentals
  • Excellent query writing and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot at system level
  • 2+ years experience with data systems at scale
  • Education & Qualifications:
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and/or a related field; alternatively suitable prior experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self driven, team player, that can work shoulder to shoulder or autonomously
  • Familiar with software development methodologies, especially Agile (SCRUM / KANBAN)
  • Provide third-level support to operational staff in a regular rotation
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as PERL, RUBY, PYTHON, SHELL, etc
  • Creative thinking and critical analysis are essential
  • Available for off business hours activities

Oracle’s Dyn is a pioneer in DNS and a leader in cloud-based infrastructure to connect users with digital content and experiences across a global internet. Dyn's solution is powered by a global network that drives 40 billion traffic optimization decisions daily for more than 3,500 enterprise customers, including preeminent digital brands such as Netflix, Twitter, Linkedin and CNBC. Adding Dyn's best-in-class DNS and email services extend the Oracle cloud computing platform and provides enterprise customers with a one-stop shop for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).

Learn more about Oracle and Dyn!

Dyn 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 veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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