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Rackspace Position to Post - PostgreSQL DBA

From: "Oren David" <odavid(at)rackspace(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Rackspace Position to Post - PostgreSQL DBA
Date: 2008-07-10 22:44:17
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I would like to post this position on your site.  All responses should
be sent to odavid(at)rackspace(dot)com(dot)




As one of the fastest growing Hosting Services companies in the US and
abroad we are developing core technologies encompassing Cutting edge
Cloud Services that are revolutionizing hosting services around the
world.  We provide a scalable, cost effective solution architecture
hosted in the cloud that enables companies to utilize our infrastructure
to access platform independent Hosting, Compute, and Storage Services on

The primary responsibility of this position is the administration of
PostgreSQL databases including monitoring, optimization, backup/restore,
data migration, deployment to multiple environments and disaster
recovery. In addition, the database administrator must be adept at
database design and recommend best practices for Rackspace. The ability
to manage multiple tasks and priorities efficiently and simultaneously
is important. 


You will be working with high volume transactional databases that are
large in size and mission critical. The ability to configure, tune,
troubleshoot performance issues and scalability planning with PostgreSQL
are of paramount importance. Excellent communication skills are needed.
The ability to express ideas clearly and work well on a team or
individually is highly desired.


*                       3+ years operational DBA experience (at least 1
year with PostgreSQL) 

*                       Excellent communication skills; particularly the
ability to convey ideas, and understand the ideas of others 

*                       Understands complex database and server

*                       Knowledgeable in complex troubleshooting
techniques at the server and database level. 

*                       Query optimization. Good programming skills

*                       Knowledgeable in setting up failover (FO) and
high availability (HA) setups. 

*                       Database Mirroring, replication and schema

*                       Solid Linux system administration experience is

*                       A passion for learning and a desire to get
things done. 


If interested please send a copy of your resume with contact information
to odavid(at)rackspace(dot)com






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