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Re: Postgres SQL Server / Oracle DBA Needed - Rackspace Hosting - San Antonio, TX

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Shelby Ruff <shelby(dot)ruff(at)rackspace(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres SQL Server / Oracle DBA Needed - Rackspace Hosting - San Antonio, TX
Date: 2009-04-01 14:40:38
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andrew

Shelby Ruff wrote:
>
> Greetings All,
>
> I’m a Sr. Recruiter with Rackspace Hosting and wanted to inform you of 
> the following position if you or anyone you know has any interest. 
> Thank you for your time.
>
> *_Database Engineer IV (SQL Server DBA / Postgres Oracle)_*
>
> *Rackspace Hosting Named #43 on FORTUNE 2009
> List of “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America*
>
> Rackspace is the world's leader in hosting. We deliver 
> enterprise-level managed services to businesses of all sizes and kinds 
> around the world. Serving more than 31,000 customers in eight data 
> centers worldwide, Rackspace integrates the industry's best 
> technologies and practices for each customer's specific need and 
> delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical 
> Support®. We serve as an extension of our customers' IT departments, 
> enabling them to focus on their core business. We got started in 1998 
> and since then Rackspace has grown more than 50 percent a year. There 
> are currently over 2,600+ Rackers around the world serving our customers.
>
> Rackspace's Information Services department is currently seeking a 
> Database Administrator (DBA) to support our internal systems. The DBA 
> will be responsible for the following:
>
>     * Install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain database instances.
>     * Experience is replication, backup, partitioning, storage and
>       access required.
>     * Ensuring availability of database environment
>     * Proactively monitoring database environment
>     * Performance tuning (index, disk optimization, etc)
>     * Provide trend analysis to management
>     * Data modeling with Logical and Physical design
>     * Architecting HA, DR and Failover database environment
>     * Documenting DB architecture
>     * Managing database security
>     * Performing capacity planning
>     * Implementation and release of DB changes
>     * On call support
>     * Query Optimization
>     * Ability to drive database related projects
>     * Must be a team player
>     * Must be willing to work some late nights
>     * Must be willing to learn new technology
>
> *_The most competitive candidate for the position will have the 
> following:_*
>
>     * 6 years + experience required
>     * Must have experience in Linux or UNIX
>     * Must have experience in SQL Server and /or Oracle (Other RDBMS
>       may be considered)
>     * Knowledge of Postgres or MySQL is a plus
>     * Experience with Nimbus is a plus
>     * Experience managing multiple RDBMS
>     * Practical experience in monitoring and performance tuning
>     * Practical experience in replication
>     * Experience in stored procedures
>     * Experience in managing database security
>     * Must have strong communication skills
>     * Familiarity with leading edge technologies is a plus
>     * Technical certifications a plus
>     * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
>     * Keywords: SQL server, Oracle, DB2, Ingres, Informix, Postgres,
>       and MySQL
>
> /Rackspace Hosting is an Equal Opportunity Employer/
>
> */The above information has been designed to indicate the general 
> nature and level of work performed by employees in this 
> classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as 
> a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and 
> qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job./*
>
>
> Thanks for your time and interest in Rackspace Hosting.
>
> Shelby Ruff
>
> Senior Recruiter
>
> Rackspace Hosting
>
> 210-312-3177 office #
>
> 210-835-8902 cell #
>
> shelby(dot)ruff(at)rackspace(dot)com <mailto:shelby(dot)ruff(at)rackspace(dot)com>
>
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>
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>
> Take a look at our careers site and apply directly... 
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>
> Visit my LinkedIn profile and send me an invite if you are interested 
> in networking... www.linkedin.com/in/shelbyruff 
> <http://www.linkedin.com/in/shelbyruff>
>
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