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Re: PostgreSQL DBA/Linux

From: "Andreas Kostyrka" <andreas(at)kostyrka(dot)org>
To: "Don Pritzkow" <dpritzkow(at)verizon(dot)net>
Cc: <pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org> <pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL DBA/Linux
Date: 2007-06-08 15:00:00
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Somehow that sounds awful like the position offered by etsy.com?

Andreas

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Betreff:	[pgsql-jobs] PostgreSQL DBA/Linux
Von:	"Don Pritzkow" <dpritzkow(at)verizon(dot)net>
Datum:		08.06.2007 14:52

Hello,

Enclosed is a full-time PostgreSQL DBA position located in Texas. Candidates may respond to me directly either by telephone or email. If you have any questions, please feel free to respond.

DBA

 

Responsibilities:

 

The candidate should be highly motivated and adapt to working in a dynamic and extremely fast paced environment. You will be involved in creating and managing a high availability PostgreSQL database farm in a Linux environment. Primary responsibilities include:

·         Designing, Implementing and Managing 24/7/365 high availability PostgreSQL databases

·         Define and Implement Maintenance procedures including Disaster Recovery, DB maintenance (VACUUM scheduling), and archiving

·         Responsible for developing structure to ensure data integrity

·         Work close with the development team to design optimal database schemas with particular emphasis on database partitioning strategies and growth planning

·         Work close with the NOC to maintain visibility into the complex system

·         Work close with System Operations to design optimal hardware for growth

·         Proactively research and avert database related issues 

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor's Degree, 2 years PostgreSQL DBA Administration experience 

·         3+ years in a 24/7/365 environment 

·         Strong experience required with PostgreSQL / Linux combination 

·         Strong UNIX Administration Skills - Linux experience required 

·         PostgreSQL Performance Tuning Experience 

·         Experience with database layouts on high performance disk subsystems required 

·         Experience performing a full restore to a PostgreSQL database from tape. 

·         Excellent SQL and PL/SQL skills 

·         Networking Experience - TCP/IP, Database Connectivity (JDBC, ODBC) in Java to Database Connectivity environments required 

·         Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 

·         Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills conducive to team development 

·         Ability to perform needs assessment and handle technical objections 

·         Scripting experience (SHELL, Perl/Python/Ruby, etc.)

Don Pritzkow
Managing Partner

Encore 2
2905 Purple Sage Drive
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Office:  972-539-2189
Cell:     214-695-9009



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