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PostgreSQL DBA Position

From: Bill Branstetter <bill(dot)branstetter(at)abacussg(dot)com>
To: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: PostgreSQL DBA Position
Date: 2007-09-17 13:58:47
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Title: Database Administrator
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Contact: Bill Branstetter (bill(dot)branstetter(at)abacussg(dot)com, 210.293.6400)

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. The ability to manage 
multiple tasks and priorities efficiently and simultaneously is important.
Our databases are high volume transactional databases that are large in 
size and are mission critical. The ability to troubleshoot performance 
issues and problems 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 DBA experience (at least 2 years with PostgreSQL)
Excellent communication skills; particularly the ability to convey ideas 
and understand the ideas of others
Understands complex database and server technologies
Knowledgeable in complex troubleshooting techniques at the server and 
database level.
Query optimization. Good programming skills preferred.
Knowledgeable in setting up failover (FO) and high availability (HA) 
Database Mirroring, replication and schema design.
Light Linux system administration experience is preferred.
Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident
*Education:** *
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent 
experience preferred.

*Bill Branstetter*
*Abacus Solutions Group, LLC*
1919 Oakwell Farms Parkway, Suite 210
San Antonio, Texas  78218
T *l* 210.293.6400
F *l* 210.587.2450
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