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DBA Opening

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Subject: DBA Opening
Date: 2005-12-16 02:56:25
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Database Administrator

Downtown San Franciso software developer has an immediate opening for a qualified DBA. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and fun work environment.

All inquires are confidential.  Please send resume to: wce(at)charter(dot)net


* Provide technical expertise to the project team members on the design, development, test and implementation of game server and platform (ecommerce) systems.
* Monitor data server performance, availability, capacity, and error handling.
* Assumes responsibility for data integrity, replication, security and recovery.
* Will work closely with the application development teams to ensure correct database design and efficient application access.
* Address database integration issues including data migration, maintenance, capacity planning and new application support.
* Monitors and manages database backups and logs; installs, maintains and upgrades database software; restores and/or recovers data as required
* Provide architecture support and management of OLAP/reporting DB instances.
* Maintains knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment and systems.
* Administers database performance and tuning.  
* Installs and performs maintenance on core database software as well as on application schema components and database structures.  
* Ensures database backup and recovery processes are in place.
* Monitors database growth and provides input to overall system capacity plan.
* Develops or approves all data models and physical database designs.
* Develops or approves all SQL application code to ensure efficient database access.
* Monitors data usage to ensure correct use by applications and to minimize redundancy


* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field 
* 5 or more years relevant experience including implementation, administration, and support of production database systems 
* Experience writing stored procedures using established coding conventions. 
* Thorough knowledge of DBMS protocols; Experience with relevant scripting or programming languages (Perl, JavaScript, Python, C/C++, Java, etc) a plus.
* The ideal candidate will have primary expertise with PostgreSQL 8.X on Linux.  (Equivalent Oracle experience considered, must be willing to learn PostgrSQL)
* Linux scripting skills.
* Experience with optimization and troubleshooting techniques to address performance problems on SQL Server 
* Strong understanding of high level programming languages and the software development life cycle 
* Proficient in installing, monitoring and tuning database management systems.
* Proficient in the coding of SQL and database stored procedures.
* Able to use Linux operating systems and utilities to assist in the implementation and management of database management systems.
* Proficient in appropriate testing methods.
* Experienced in systems analysis and design.
* Must be a self-starter and an excellent communicator

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