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From: Mary Mansfield <mmansfield(at)criadvantage(dot)com>
To: "'pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: PostgreSQL DBA
Date: 2009-02-16 00:14:53
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I have a job opportunity in the Bay Are for a PostgreSQL DBA.
Please send your resume with salary requirements to:

Mary Mansfield
Business Development  Manager
(P) 208-287-4158
Fax 208-343-2593

We are looking for a talented multi-tasking individual to work in a fun and innovative team environment utilizing open source databases of MySQL and PostgreSQL powering cutting edge web applications.

Job Title: MySQL/PostgresSQL DBA Architect/Administrator;

Position Type; Full-time regular employee with full benefits;

Job Description:

This person is ultimately responsible for the integrity of company high-volume databases and improving the overall system to increase fault tolerance system and high performance. The position involves both administration activities supporting mission-critical products and architectural skills contributing to the design of next-generation applications. The position is highly technical but involves a day-to-day communications with business customers and partners. Potential candidate should be comfortable working in Agile (project development methodology) environment. A good candidate should have a "can-do" attitude, work well in a cross-functional environment, must be able to work without tight supervision and lead others. Candidate should be a self-starter, quick learner and great team player.

Architect responsibilities include data modeling, design of the data storage hardware infrastructure, optimizing and tuning systems for OLTP performance, and query analysis and profiling. A key task will also involve designing applications with developers to ensure optimal use of data storage systems.

The person in this role will be expected to use define and enforce best-practices in data management based upon standard industry practices.

Candidate must have proven skills operationally in managing multiple production server environments, including system monitoring, security management, schema deployment and lifecycle, system upgrades, troubleshooting, disaster recovery planning, backup strategies, file system maintenance, and replicating databases.

Candidate must have 5+ years experience supporting large, replicated databases in a 24x7 geographically distributed production environment.

Required Skills and Experience:


.Expert knowledge of RDBMS concepts including query and data model optimization covering indexing, bitmaps, query plans, data file organization, etc.

.Work with developers to understand applications and operational system parameters and contribute to engineering designs .Experienced working with large data warehouses .Data modeling and refactoring .Owns the design and implementation of the data storage tier

Administration skills for MySQL, PostgresSQL and Sybase .Ensures availability and integrity of data .Hands on day-to-day maintenance and backups.

Oversees replication processes with MySQL 5 and PostgreSQL 8.x with Slony 1.x to data warehouse .Linux administration experience with RHEL4

Preferred skills:

.Nagios, Moodss and Cacti monitoring (or other comparable tools), .Data Modeling tools experience (Erwin, ER Studio, or other comparable tool), .Proficient with generating data analysis reports .Scripting and programming skills in a Linux environment with PERL, Java, SED, AWK

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