Principal Database Administrator

Principal 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).

We’re looking for an experienced DBA to join our Telemetry Services and Systems team to support existing product lines and help design future systems.

Major Duties

  • Work with the rest of the DB team to maintain, improve and document existing databases and applications
  • Work with the software development team to optimize DB performance
  • Work with software teams on database designs
  • Perform database troubleshooting and coordinate problem resolution activities
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with peer organizations
  • Guide and Mentor junior team members
  • May occasionally need to work outside normal business hours to assist with production issues


  • At least 5 years experience of PostGres DBA experience
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or similar
  • At least 10 years experience in software development
  • Experience with Linux-based operating systems, preferably RedHat (or a derivation thereof)

Nice to have

  • Experience with using PostGres databases via applications
  • Experience with other DB technologies: Oracle, Cassandra, MongoDB
  • Knowledge of WSGI
  • Strong Python, SQLAlchemy, and PostgreSQL experience
  • Knowledge of network stack & internet protocols such as TCP/IP, BGP, and DNS
  • Experience with SaltStack
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across organizational boundaries and within groups
  • Experience in working with remote development teams

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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