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Database Administrator Job Opportunity with Justin.tv/TwitchTV

From: Margie Xu <margie(at)justin(dot)tv>
To: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Database Administrator Job Opportunity with Justin.tv/TwitchTV
Date: 2012-04-18 20:57:51
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  Database Administrator

Justin.tv / TwitchTV - San Francisco Bay Area
 Job Description

Justin.tv/TwitchTV is hiring a talented Database Administrator with strong
PostgreSQL skills to work on database administration including backups,
scripting and processing data, data warehousing, redundancy, replication,
and high availability strategies. You will investigate problems, implement
solutions, achieve efficiency gains, and automate repetitive tasks. You
must have a strong work ethic, the ability to keep complex tasks organized,
and an amazing attention to detail with innovative problem solving skills.

Responsibilities:

   - Perform database backup and recovery duties; establish standards and
   schedules for database backups; develop and routinely test recovery
   procedures for each database; ensure that backup schedules meet the
   recovery requirements and conforms to all database and data quality
   policies and standards
   - Install, configure, and test new databases, perform version upgrades
   of existing databases
   - Perform DB profiling and optimization; analyze and propose schema
   changes to databases as needed
   - Proactively monitor activity, utilization, propose and deploy
   appropriate improvements; automate repetitive tasks
   - Collaborate with System Admin and sometimes act as a backup System
   Admin
   - Be part of a fun, fast-paced and highly collaborative team that
   delivers new platform functionality, stability and performance improvements


Requirements:

   - 6 years as a Database Administrator and 4 years in PostgreSQL
   - Experience in coding / scripting using Python or Shell
   - Expertise in configuring, implementing and supporting high
   availability strategies with database systems including clustering, and
   replication
   - Working experience with Linux
   - Solution focused and methodical, careful attention to detail
   - Consistently learning about trends and features in DB solutions, able
   to bring best practices to bear at solving DB and overall application
   problems
   - Ability to work in a high availability production environment where
   unplanned downtime is not acceptable; on-call duties

Benefits:
Competitive salary including equity, full medical & dental, catered lunch &
dinner, fully stocked snack closet, onsite massages, onsite haircuts, gym
membership, public transportation assistance, whatever tools you desire,
and many more!

Justin.tv/TwitchTV is a Y-Combinator company. We're based out of San
Francisco, CA.


*For consideration, please send resume to margie(at)justin(dot)tv(dot)*

Margie Xu  | Justin.tv / TwitchTV | 23 Geary Street, Suite 800, San
Francisco, CA

*TwitchTV is **hiring* <http://www.twitch.tv/jobs>*!*

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