Senior Exadata Database Performance Engineer, Core Workloads
Technology - Performance Engineering
US - California - San Francisco (HQ)

Senior Exadata Database Performance Engineer, Core Workloads

The Performance Engineering Team is seeking a senior Exadata database performance engineer to focus on solving performance and scalability challenges on one of the world’s largest and most advanced enterprise cloud computing architecture. is operating at a scale unknown at most companies, handling 1 billion requests a day with an average server side response time of 300ms. This is a superb performance challenge and the role has high impact and high value.


  • Lead the end to end performance, scalability, and reliability qualification of running on Exadata RAC
  • Compare performance characteristics of running on RAC versus Exadata RAC and propose optimizations to improve DB system and query performance
  • Lead the production rollout of Exadata RAC, and triage and resolve production DB performance, scalability, and reliability issues

Experience/Skills Required:

  • 3+ years of experience working with Oracle Exadata
  • 7+ years of practical experience in the tuning, development, and maintenance of SQL, PL/SQL (Oracle)
  • Excellent working knowledge of Oracle SQL Trace, TKPROF, and AWR reports in RAC and Exadata configurations
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving Oracle locking issues, wait events, etc
  • Experience in identifying bottlenecks for scalability and performance via AWR reports and other means
  • Able to work and communicate in collaborative cross-team environment

Experience/Skills Desired

  • Java
  • Ruby
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis and experimental design techniques
  • Experience developing automation tools and frameworks for performance measurement and analysis


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