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From: "Kathy Lam" <kathy(at)prodea(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Prodea Systems Job Posting
Date: 2007-06-08 16:56:24
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We are very interested in finding a highly qualified candidate to fill
our PostgreSQL DBA position below and understand you can post it for us
on your website.   We appreciate your assistance and please contact me
if you have any questions or suggestions!

Thank you,

Kathy Lam

VP Human Resources




PostgreSQL DBA for Prodea Systems


Prodea Systems, based in Plano, Texas, is at the forefront of
next-generation digital home and multimedia management technologies.  We
have developed a comprehensive solution (ROS(tm)) that solves the
consumer challenges that currently exist in the digital home.  Our
integrated and cost-effective offering is comprised of a multi-service
in-home appliance and a complement of managed services, delivered
through a lightweight core infrastructure.  A Prodea Systems powered
digital home will change and dramatically improve the way people use and
adopt digital home devices (consumer electronics) and internet based
services (even for the non-technical consumer).  




The candidate should be highly motivated and adapt to working in a
dynamic and extremely fast paced environment. You will be involved in
creating and managing a high availability PostgreSQL database farm in a
Linux environment. Primary responsibilities include:

*         Designing, Implementing and Managing 24/7/365 high
availability PostgreSQL databases

*         Define and Implement Maintenance procedures including Disaster
Recovery, DB maintenance (VACUUM scheduling), and archiving

*         Responsible for developing structure to ensure data integrity

*         Work close with the development team to design optimal
database schemas with particular emphasis on database partitioning
strategies and growth planning

*         Work close with the NOC to maintain visibility into the
complex system

*         Work close with System Operations to design optimal hardware
for growth

*         Proactively research and avert database related issues 



*         Bachelor's Degree, 2 years PostgreSQL DBA Administration

*         3+ years in a 24/7/365 environment 

*         Strong experience required with PostgreSQL / Linux combination

*         Strong UNIX Administration Skills - Linux experience required 

*         PostgreSQL Performance Tuning Experience 

*         Experience with database layouts on high performance disk
subsystems required 

*         Experience performing a full restore to a PostgreSQL database
from tape. 

*         Excellent SQL and PL/SQL skills 

*         Networking Experience - TCP/IP, Database Connectivity (JDBC,
ODBC) in Java to Database Connectivity environments required 

*         Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 

*         Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
conducive to team development 

*         Ability to perform needs assessment and handle technical

*         Scripting experience (SHELL, Perl/Python/Ruby, etc.)


Please submit your resume to kathy(at)prodea(dot)com and reference in the
subject line "DBA".  Prodea Systems, Inc. is an equal employment
opportunity employer.



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