Senior PostgreSQL (DBA)

JOB ID: 103

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the monitoring and uptime of all production databases.
  • Estimate PostgreSQL database capacities; develop methods for monitoring database capacity and usage.
  • Lead efforts to develop and improve procedures for automated monitoring and proactive intervention, reducing any need downtime
  • Develop Stored Procedures and Database Triggers in support of application development.
  • Participate in application development projects and be responsible for the database architecture and design.
  • Participate in the creation of development, staging, and production database instances, and the migration from one environment to another.
  • Responsible for developer SQL code review to ensure queries are optimized and tuned to perform efficiently prior to production release.
  • Responsible for regular backups and recovery of databases.
  • Responsible for regular maintenance on databases (e.g., Vacuum, Reindexing, Archiving).
  • Responsible for pro-active remediation of database operational problems.
  • Responsible for Query tuning and preventative maintenance.
  • Support complex web-based applications.


Desired Candidate Profile

  • Looking for a detail-oriented candidate that will take ownership of the DBA .
  • PostgreSQL 8.3+ experience required.
  • Must have strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have experience in PostgreSQL database architecture, logical and physical
    design, automation, documentation, installs, shell scripting, PL/ SQL programming, catalog navigation, query tuning, system tuning, resource contention analysis, backup and recovery, standby, replication, etc.
  • Must have strong knowledge of Linux and Strong understanding of command line and server administration.
  • Minimum 4+ of experience is required.


Nice to have:

  • Technical certifications a plus.


Perks and Benefits

  • Weekly 5 days working.
  • Health Insurance.

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