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Re: DBA position for Amazon in the UK open

From: Jeremiah Wilton <>
Date: Tue, 06 May 2003 04:25:12 -0800
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Just to clarify:

"You must be eligible to work in the UK" means that we are not offering to sponsor candidates for UK work permits. This means that you must be an EU resident who is permitted to work in the UK under UK law.

Jeremiah Wilton

On Tue, 6 May 2003, Jeremiah Wilton wrote:

> Hello DBAs!
> Sorry for the spam. In the current job market, I doubt anyone will
> object. We're looking for another DBA for our small UK DBA team.
> This team operates as an extention of the larger US team, handling
> global on-call during the UK day, and also taking on projects and R&D
> work. We're looking for a high level of DBA skill, but that doesn't
> necessarily equate to years of experience, academic degrees or
> certifications. If you think you can handle a challenging
> environment, email me your CV privately at
> Last time I posted this (2001), tons of people wanted to know if
> Amazon will relocate you to England. The answer is probably not. You
> must be eligible to work in the UK, and if you are not here now, you
> would have to relocate yourself to take this position. Anyway, send
> me your questions/flames. Here's the job description:
> --
> Jeremiah Wilton
> is currently seeking a talented Oracle database
> administrator. The ideal candidate will have experience with
> large-scale, massively concurrent, highly available distributed Oracle
> systems. Candidates should have a proven ability to rapidly master
> complex new skills and concepts, as well as the ability to work
> independently and self-motivate. Successful candidates for this
> position will have the ability to rapidly troubleshoot complex
> technical problems under pressure. Excellent interpersonal
> communication skills are required.
> seeks candidates who have innovative and unconventional
> approaches to systems architecture, performance tuning, backup and
> recovery, high availability and scalability. Knowledge of all
> supporting infrastructure components , including operating systems,
> hardware/storage configurations and networks is required. Candidates
> should have excellent Unix skills and a grasp of fundamental computing
> concepts such as system calls, memory management and program
> debugging. Experience in customized relational database development,
> data warehousing, and packaged ERP applications (Financials,
> Peoplesoft) is also strongly desired. Competitive salary and stock
> options offered.
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