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Job Posting for PostgresSQL Developer

From: "Basimah Fouad" <bfouad(at)integrityr(dot)com>
To: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: lmurray(at)integrityr(dot)com
Subject: Job Posting for PostgresSQL Developer
Date: 2006-06-19 20:14:43
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PostgresSQL Developer

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Waterloo, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Engineering-Computer, Computers, Computers-Software
Company URL:
Posted Date: 19/06/2006
Contact Email:
Experience: 5

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic environment with a
company that develops leading edge technologies? A company led by top
professionals who know exactly where they are going and how they are
getting there? Then you have arrived. Sandvine Incorporated, developers of
innovative network-based products for Internet service providers, operates
on the core principle that if you have to work, why not work at a place
that is proud to promote a work environment free of politics, one that
fosters mutual respect, values flexibility and creativity, and provides
state of art tools to get the job done successfully.

Sandvine is a 4-year-old, publicly traded technology company (LSE AIM:
SAND) after a very recent IPO that develops award-winning, next-generation
networking products for tier-1 Internet service providers. With 130
employees, over 180 deployments in 28 countries, Sandvine recruits top
candidates in the fields of engineering, sales, marketing and support to
further its commitment to improve the Internet experience of millions.

As a senior member of the software development team you will be
responsible for designing database-centric solutions for data access and
storage. You will perform as a database performance analyst, identifying
root causes and remedies while being responsible for developing
performance improvement solutions. Also, the successful candidate will
institute high availability, replication, and business continuity
solutions, define performance solutions like indexes, partitions, views,
and stored procedures. The successful candidate will also be responsible
for delivering web-based services that revolve around subscriber policy
integrated with the database back-end. Possible integration with ISP OSS
systems may be involved. This PostgresSQL Developer role will include:

- Working on PostgreSQL internals to add features and performance

- Maintaining the PostgreSQL source code, and importing and testing new

- Maintaining the installation and upgrade system for PostgreSQL and DB
schema on FreeBSD

- Tuning performance for specific platforms and applications

- Investigating third party solutions for clustering and high availability

- Troubleshooting and resolution of customer issues

The following skills are considered required:

- 5 years experience in software development with strong design skills

- 2+ years experience using PostgreSQL in a UNIX/Linux environment

- Hands-on experience with database programming including stored
procedures, complex SQL, Unix scripting

- Distributed multi-tier design and development

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- High initiative, self-starter, and demonstrated leadership ability

The following would be considered an asset:

- Apache, SOAP and web services

- XML processing technologies

- Unix, Networking experience

- Object-oriented development using Java, C++

- Tcl

To apply online please visit our website


Basimah Fouad
Researcher/Technical Recruiter
Integrity Resources

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