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Postgresql Database Admin/Developer - Chicago IL

From: Jon Scarbrough <jscarbrough(at)where2getit(dot)com>
To: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Postgresql Database Admin/Developer - Chicago IL
Date: 2008-04-21 18:21:37
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Where2GetIt ( has an immediate opening for a 
Postgreql Database Admin/Developer.

Where2GetIt is a fast paced Internet organization in the middle of the 
hottest Internet growth areas, location based services. Our continued 
growth and success is dependent upon highly motivated and highly skilled 
individuals. If you want to join a team of like-minded people, this is 
the place for you. With hundreds of clients around the world, we help 
consumers find where to buy our client's products (either online or 
offline). *We are conveniently located in downtown Arlington Heights 1 
block from the NW Metra line.*
* *
This position will be responsible for managing the database 
infrastructure for all products delivered by Where2GetIt. The database 
infrastructure is a 24x7 operation involving hundreds of gigabytes of 
data as well as millions of consumers. The primary database used is 
Postgresql with secondary use of Mysql and Oracle.
Primary responsibilities include:

Develop project estimates for database task.
Perform all database related tasks.
Develop database design documentation
Perform unit testing and debugging of database applications
Perform database tuning including monitoring, troubleshooting and 
optimizing performance.
Implement database backup and recovery strategies including high 
Work as a member of a cross-functional development team.
Analyze and translate business requirements into data models
Develop and ensure proper usage of data modeling a, naming and 
description standards.
3+ years SQL development experience
3+ years Postgresql experience with recent 8.2 usage
3+ year managing database production environments
Experience in high transaction volume environment
Experience with spatial database extensions.
Self motivated learner
Experience with Oracle a plus but not a hard requirement
Experience with bash and/or Perl.
Experience with Linux and Unix operating systems.

Please send resumes to jobs(at)where2getit(dot)com


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