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From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: SF Postgres <sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: [Fwd: [pgsql-jobs] senior DBA in downtown oakland, CA]
Date: 2010-05-04 21:49:09
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Subject: [pgsql-jobs] senior DBA in downtown oakland, CA
Date: Tue, 4 May 2010 14:43:49 -0700
From: Richard Yen <dba(at)richyen(dot)com>
To: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org


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and are used in over 100 countries. iParadigms is headquartered in
Oakland, CA and is backed by Warburg Pincus. and

Job Description:	
iParadigms, LLC. seeks a Senior Database Administrator to join our Site
Operations team. You'll help us design, implement, scale and manage the
large database infrastructure that drives our products and have
significant impact on our operational process and long-term technical
approach to new products and initiatives. This job reports to the
Director of IT and Operations.

•	Help design and support our database infrastructure, including
planning for HA, zero downtime maintenance, and disaster recovery
•	Works directly with engineers to architect scalable applications,
design schemas and migrations, and tune the database engine and
individual queries
•	Works directly with the operations team to select and tune hardware,
manage change, monitor our infrastructure and support long-term
•	Participate in an on-call escalation tier for critical customer-facing

•	Significant previous work experience supporting 10+ mission-critical
database servers in a high-volume, large table (hundreds of millions of
rows), high-rate-of-change environment
•	History of implementing replication architectures across multiple
geographically-distributed datacenters
•	A deep understanding of postgreSQL (and ideally mySQL) internals,
replication technologies (esp slony) and performance optimization
•	An applied and working knowledge of industry hardware trends (SSD,
FusionIO) and experience evaluating/tuning the hardware underneath a
relational database engine
•	Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, including a history
working across multiple internal teams to help resolve problems at all
levels of the technology stack
•	Ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the
•	Solid scripting skills in perl, shells, SQL
•	BS in Computer Science or a related discipline


Core benefits include: health, dental, vision, life/disability, flexible
spending accounts, 401(k) with an excellent employer match with
immediate vesting. iParadigms is located in downtown Oakland (right on
12th street/Oakland City Center BART) also offers great fringe benefits,
including generous paid time off, 10 company holidays plus 1 floating
holiday, public transit and gym employer subsidies and refreshments.

Salary and level to be determined by experience and education

To apply for this position, please email your resume in a standard Word
or PDF document to jobs(at)iparadigms(dot)com and please include the exact job
title in the subject line as above. Submissions without the title in the
subject line will not be received by the hiring manager. Please no
agency submissions or calls. Due to the high volume of resume
submissions we will not be able to confirm your resume submission. If
your experience and education best matches the position description, we
will contact you directly. Thank you.

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