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Fwd: Looking to hire a Postgres consultant

From: Jim Nasby <jnasby(at)enova(dot)com>
To: "austinpug(at)postgresql(dot)org" <austinpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Fwd: Looking to hire a Postgres consultant
Date: 2012-04-05 16:50:39
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Lists: austinpug
Anyone interested in becoming a consultant?

I will say that EDB was a really good place to work when I was there 5 years ago, and I suspect it still is today.

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Subject: Looking to hire a Postgres consultant
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2012 21:55:30 -0400
From: Tom Kincaid <tom(dot)kincaid(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Jim Nasby <jnasby(at)enova(dot)com>
CC: Bruce Momjian <bruce(dot)momjian(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>

Hi Jim,

EDB is looking to hire a Postgres Consultant to help us out in your
region of the country. Bruce Momjian suggested that I check with you
to see if you know anybody who might be qualified and interested.

Here is the job description:

We are looking for a customer facing person who can work on site and
remotely with clients to deliver EnterpriseDB technical services. The
ideal candidate has a strong blend of people skills and in depth
knowledge of database deployments. In addition to delivering technical
services, this person in this role will provide feedback to sales and
sales engineering for new business opportunities. Interested
candidates should send their resume and contact information to

Location: Westford MA preferred, but willing to let right candidate
work out of a home office any where in the US.

Job Responsibilities:
Evaluate customer deployments of PostgreSQL, Postgres Plus and
Postgres Plus Advanced Server and make recommendations on how to
improve them.
Ocassionally, deliver PostgreSQL Postgres Plus and Postgres Plus
Advanced Serever courses over the web and on site.
Perform database Migrations from Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL to  PostgreSQL
Performance tune and make performance tuning recommendations to
existing database deployments
Set up High Availability configurations using PostgreSQL
A qualified candidate must:

Have a Bachelor or Masters of Science in Computer Science/Computer
Engineering or equivalent experience
At least two years of DBA level experience for PostgreSQL or Oracle
Be well versed in SQL
Be familiar with database design and building applications for
PostgreSQL, Oracle, or other databases
General system administration and performance skills for Linux
(Ubuntu, Centos, Redhat, or Debian)
Must be a US citizen
Must be able to travel  25-50%
Have strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience in any of the following is highly desirable:

Working directly with customers
Have experience deploying open source software
Working with virtual teams and from remote office locations

Tom Kincaid
Vice President Global Services
The Enterprise Postgres Company
c: 978-828-6006

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