Database Performance Engineer
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Salesforce is looking for a Senior/Lead Database Performance Engineer to join the Core Database Performance team. This team is responsible for proactively finding and making performance fixes and optimizations in our production environment by tuning SQL queries, database parameters, etc. to ensure the Salesforce.com platform can scale and perform at its peak levels at all times. Team also handles customer escalations with regards to performance and either provides the right solutions or works with other teams in driving the right fixes in our code base.
Work on improving Database Performance (SQL/Performance Tuning)
Monitor and respond to trends in Production workload performance before they become a problem
Work with our Development teams to design and tune Salesforce products for Optimal Performance and Scalability
Work with our Operations Staff to triage and resolve Production performance issues
Supervise Database Performance and usage, optimizing both queries and the code that generates them
Participate in On-call rotation
Proven hands on experience in Oracle Performance Tuning,
Development and Maintenance of SQL, PL/SQL
Experience with PostgreSQL a plus
Experience working on multiple Databases?
Excellent working knowledge of SQL Trace, TKPROF, Statspack, and AWR reports
Experience troubleshooting locking issues, wait for events, hang analysis and develop solutions to fix them
Experience in identifying bottlenecks for Scalability and Performance
Experience with Database Cluster/Multi-tenant/cloud Architecture (RAC, Grid Infrastructure).
Experience with PostgreSQL Performance Tuning - should this be a plus
Working in a highly collaborative team
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