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Sr. PostgreSQL DBA for Yammer

From: Kristen Caldwell <kcaldwell(at)yammer-inc(dot)com>
To: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Sr. PostgreSQL DBA for Yammer
Date: 2011-09-01 17:18:31
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Yammer has lots of users that provide lots of data. We have a great team of
analysts and data warehouse engineers and are looking for a senior database
administrator to take the PostgreSQL database to the next level of
scalability and performance. In this role, you will be working with both the
Analytics and Operations Team.

Yammer began when the CEO, David Sacks (PayPal Mafia) presented this idea at
TechCrunch 50 in 2008 taking home the grand prize. Since then, we have 3
Million users with over 80% of the Fortune 500 companies using our product.
An added bonus is that the work environment is one of the healthiest tech
culture I've ever seen.

Yammer ( www.yammer.com ) is the leader in Enterprise Social Networking,
providing a secure way for employees inside a company to communicate,
collaborate, and share information. The basic version of Yammer is free, and
companies can pay to upgrade their network to receive additional
administrative and security controls, priority customer service, and a
dedicated customer success manager. More than 100,000 companies and
organizations are using our award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
solution to improve employee productivity and engagement.

Description

What you'll do:
- Take ownership of highly scalable databases and data warehouses
- Implement the physical design of the database schemas
- Monitor the health of the database cluster and set up appropriate alerts
- Optimize slow queries

What you'll need to be familiar with:
- Vertica or other column-based distributed databases
- PostgreSQL
- Linux or other flavors of Unix
- Large data sets (multi terabytes)
- Leadership qualities while still working in a collaborative environment

Nice to have:
- Vertica or other column-based distributed databases
-Experience working with a variety of different databases
-Scala
-Ruby on Rails
- R
- Git

I'm also going to include some links for you to check out:

http://www.crunchbase... <http://www.crunchbase.com/company/yammer>

http://www.businessin...<http://www.businessinsider.com/yammer-revenue-2010-12>

http://blogs.forbes.c...<http://blogs.forbes.com/tomiogeron/2011/05/18/yammer-expands-social-in-enterprise-with-new-products/>

http://eng.yammer.com... <http://eng.yammer.com/>

If you are interested in this kind of opportunity, you can email me directly
at kcaldwell at yammer-inc dot com.

-- 
Kristen Caldwell
Technical Recruiter @ Yammer
(415) 430-2733
kcaldwell(at)yammer-inc(dot)com

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