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PostgreSQL DBA in Delhi, India

From: Andrew Sullivan <andrew(at)ca(dot)afilias(dot)info>
To: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: PostgreSQL DBA in Delhi, India
Date: 2004-12-21 15:48:21
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Afilias India Pvt Ltd is in search of a full time database
administrator to aid in our Delhi operations.  The position is in

The main purpose of the position is to install, configure,
administer, maintain and support mulitiple databases and related
applications in both production and test environments, and to provide
2nd level support to the customer and technical support groups.

The incumbent's main responsibilities include the following:

* maintain production, test, and internal (support) databases
* monitor database performance and tune database 
  management system as necessary
* work closely with system administrators during 
  software installation and upgrades
* ensure availability of databases in accordance with 
  service level agreements
* correct problems in databases quickly and correctly
* support and install the firm's software in the firm's 
  production environments
* support database replication system
* produce reports as requested
* assist in design of reports in co-operation with users


* experience with production-grade relational database 
  management systems; PostgreSQL experience is strongly 
  preferred.  Candidates without PostgreSQL experience 
  must have experience in at least two competing RDBMS
* previous experience with UNIX/Linux; experience with more than
  one of these is strongly preferred
* ability to support a mission-critical database environment
* familiarity with approaches to database backup and recovery
* solid knowledge of SQL and alternative formulations 
  of the same SQL statement
* some experience with production-quality environment
* ability to support replicated databases & related 
  replication systems
* knowledge of requirements for high availability
* familiarity with UNIX shell scripting
* familiarity with Perl an asset

This position will require shift work, occasional extended hours, and
the ability to work in a 24-hour "on call" role.  It requires
occasional trips to the firm's data centres, outside of Delhi.

For further information or to apply for this position, contact
Andrew Sullivan                         204-4141 Yonge Street
Afilias Canada                        Toronto, Ontario Canada
<andrew(at)ca(dot)afilias(dot)info>                              M2P 2A8
                                        +1 416 646 3304 x4110

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