Principal Site Reliability Engineer - Database Cloud

6-14 years
3 months ago 2 Applied
Job Description

Job description

We are looking for dynamic and forward-looking engineers to join our database cloud engineering team. Candidate must have Oracle Database Administration experience as a Site Reliability Engineer or DBA on large production environments. Understand the end-to-end configuration, technical dependencies, and overall behavioral characteristics of large-scale implementation of Oracle database.

Responsibility includes development and implementation of critical test cases with focus on security, resiliency, scale, and performance. Partner with development teams and work towards addressing and fixing production issues on cloud, defining and implementing product enhancements.Collaborate with various cloud operations teams to understand the production issues and work towards to create a reproducible test cases in the lab environment to present to the development teams.

Detailed Responsibilities

. Certification of Database products for cloud integration

o Design & Develop Highly Automated Multi-Tier/Multi-Stack Stress Test Suites/Workloads for Testing and Certifications

  • Conduct extensive testing of Oracle database HA, data protection and disaster recovery.
  • Implement and validate all Maximum Availability Architecture and how these helps to prevent, detect, tolerate and repair from various outages.
  • Work on large engineered cloud environments on OCI and EXaCS
  • Independently setup and configure large database environments with RAC, data-guard, and Oracle Goldengate.
  • Independently install, configure, patch and upgrade large database clusters on Linux

o Develop test cases and configurations to simulate application/business critical workloads and usage scenarios.

o Develop and Maintain Test Specs/Plans/Methodologies and then Design, and Implement End-to-End Test Suites/Frameworks simulating Real-world production systems.

  • Extensive upgrade and Patching testing while simulating production like load scenarios.

. Research and Development

o Reviewing production issues and identifying gaps in the test suite and implementing these as test cases. This may include DB Schema Design/Normalization, Data generation, Load generation and Application/Business Logic programming in Oracle SQL, PL-SQL, Perl/Shell/Python and JDBC/JMS or Python.

o Carry-out independent research and review new functionality/features in nextgen Oracle Databasereleases and other products.

o Performance Tuning and pro-active measurements of future planning.

o Backup & Recovery Strategy.

  • Log and track product defects (bugs), Collaborating closely with Development teams to resolve problems encountered in these Multi-tier test simulations.
  • Develop Automation tools, Simulation Apps and Re-usable Framework for efficient System/Stress Testing.
  • Participate in Product Feature Review, Certification experiments and User Document reviews.
  • Research and acquire skills on new technologies as needed from time to time

Technical qualifications

Minimum Requirements for this job role

. 6-14 years of Oracle database administration experience on large production environments

. Database hands on skills especially around database, system and administration

. GoldenGate setup, administration and tuning

. RAC setup and administration

. Strong Linux/UNIXOS understanding including OS Architecture & Internals (Networking, File Systems, Process/Memory Monitoring/Tuning/Linux Virtualization etc).

. Programming/Scripting skills in one or more of below languages is required.

o Scripting - Perl / Shell / Python, Microservices/REST APIs

o Programming - Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, Java/JDBC, Python

. B.E, M.E./MS in CS/ECE/EE, MCA from Reputed Engineering Colleges preferred.

Preferred Requirements for this job role

. Architect and administrating large Oracle database systems

. Data Guard administration and tuning

. Experience on any ERP applications like Oracle E-biz suite, Oracle Fusion Apps or Netsuite

. Experience in developing test-cases,automation and orchestration




Site Reliability Engineer
Multi-Tier/Multi-Stack Stress Test Suites/Workloads
Microservices/REST APIs
Process/Memory Monitoring/Tuning/Linux Virtualization

Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Austin, Texas.In 2020, Oracle was the second-largest software company in the world by revenue and market capitalization.The company sells database software and technology (particularly its own brands), cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software products, such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, human capital management (HCM) software, customer relationship management (CRM) software (also known as customer experience), enterprise performance management (EPM) software, and supply chain management (SCM) software.

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