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Postgres Job Opportunity

From: Basil Bourque <basil(dot)list(at)me(dot)com>
To: seapug(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Postgres Job Opportunity
Date: 2011-09-09 03:41:57
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Here's a local job opportunity. It was probably first posted on a Postgres.org list. I'm not connected in any way, just forwarding.

Location: SeaTac - just south of SODO

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Client: Zonar Systems - www.zonarsystems.com
Company Overview: RFID/GPS software & hardware provider
Location: SeaTac - just south of SODO
Type: Perm
Manager Notes: Looking for solid PostgreSQL experience, Python development as well
Selling Points: Opportunity to work with newest open source technology, ability to grow career tech-wise
Interview Process: Phone, F2F, decision
Job Title: Database Developer
 
Reports to: Software Development Manager

Function: The primary responsibility of the person holding this position is to plan and direct aspects of database development activities
 
Essential Tasks and Duties:
Provide technical guidance for the development of the database driven products
Report to the Software Development Manager and Database Lead on the status of development projects
Write reporting code in scripting language as needed
Database design
Interact with application developers, give guidance, review code
 
Additional Responsibilities and Duties:
Follow all company safety policies and procedures
Uphold Zonar’s Quality Policy and Objectives
Perform all other duties as required
Overtime as required
Travel as required to support Zonar’s needs
 
Knowledge and Skills:
Significant background in creating complex functions/stored procedures and SQL scripts
Understanding of database normalization concepts
Scripting languages such as python, perl, sh, php, etc.
Strong analytical skills
Project management skills
Revision control system knowledge
Good written and verbal communication skills
Ability to set goals, and achieve scheduled deadlines
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
 
Experience:
Required:
Minimum 5 + years of experience in database development with PostgreSQL or similar RDBMS
High Availability experience with near zero-downtime
Experience in logical and physical database design and implementation
Experience with database system scaling
Experience with database tuning for performance
2+ years of experience in managing projects and timelines
Desired:
Experience with PostGIS extension, or other geospatially aware database
Experience in a Fedora or Redhat Linux (Or other UNIX/Linux)
Experience with HA-Linux utilizing heartbeat and DRBD
Experience with Cassandra or other NoSQL systems
 
Education:
Bachelors degree in related field, or equivalent experience
 
Working Conditions: Standard work week is 40 hours. Work generally conducted in a climate controlled office environment. May be required to visit customer locations, which could be truck yard, maintenance facility and other industrial locations.
 
Financial Responsibilities: Recommendations for equipment upgrades and purchases are encouraged, but must be submitted to the Supervisor for approval.
 
Performance Evaluation Categories:
Knowledge
Productivity
Quality
Initiative
Cooperation
Dependability
Orderliness
Procedures & Policies
Attendance
Cheers,

Brendan Prouty
Technical Recruiter 
2101 4th Ave
Suite 720
Seattle, WA 98121
 
Office: 971-533-3149


Fax:       206-956-0474
Mobile: 971-533-3149

 
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