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PgSQL/MS SQL DBA needed in San Francisco, CA;

From: "Mark Apton" <mapton(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: PgSQL/MS SQL DBA needed in San Francisco, CA;
Date: 2009-04-01 16:02:47
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Apton Associates is working with the global leader in brand protection of
enterprises. They offer comprehensive solutions and services that safeguard
revenue, reputation and brands from online risks. The company is six years
old has 175 employees in three states and an office in Europe. They have
signed many Fortune 500 companies and they expect an additional 20% growth
in revenue this year.  

Job Title: Database Administrator;

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

We have an immediate opening for a Database Administrator.

Job Description:
This person is ultimately responsible for the integrity of high-volume
databases and improving the overall system to increase fault tolerance
system and high performance. The position involves administration activities
supporting mission-critical products. The position is highly technical but
involves a day-to-day communications with Development and QA Teams. 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.

Responsibilities include 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
.Administration skills for MS SQL, MySQL, PostgresSQL and Sybase
.Ensures availability and integrity of data
.Hands on day-to-day maintenance and backups
.Oversees replication processes

Preferred skills: 
.Nagios, Moodss and Cacti monitoring (or other comparable tools), 
.Proficient with generating data analysis reports 

Location: San Francisco, CA (near Bart and Caltrain)

Please indicate if you require sponsorship to work in the US? Work
Authorization - must be eligible to work in the USA on a full time and
unlimited basis without any restrictions.

If interested please call or send your formatted resume to; 

Email; mapton (at)

Mark Apton
Apton Associates
408 241-1603

If this is not a match for you, please consider forwarding this to
interested parties. We pay for referrals.

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