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Looking for top notch Postgres DBA (Palo Alto, CA or Portland, OR)

From: "Arun K(dot) Iyer" <arun(at)sunsson(dot)com>
To: "sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org" <sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Looking for top notch Postgres DBA (Palo Alto, CA or Portland, OR)
Date: 2011-05-05 22:53:24
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Hi all,
We are helping a client of ours find a top-notch Postgres DBA - this is a regular, full-time position with benefits and stock options (the company is a top startup, backed by the best VCs in the world). I have pasted the job description below; do reach out to me if you would be a good fit, and are interested in discussing the role!


Arun K. Iyer
Principal @ Sunsson, LLC
arun(at)sunsson(dot)com<mailto:arun(at)sunsson(dot)com> |+1.510.402.4550

As a Postgres Database Administrator for our Core Engineering team, you will be responsible for helping drive all of our database-related capabilities to fulfill the overall product vision.  This position will serve as the technical resource for database engineering principles and will take part in a variety of design, architecture and hands on implementations tasks to help ensure consistency and long-term integrity of our platform.

*Develop and model and engineer Postgres solutions in a structured environment
*Apply problem solving techniques to design database design changes while balancing goals and constraints
*Serve as the technical expert for database engineering practices, design notations and methods
*Assist with configuration management systems and concepts (CVS, SVN, ClearCase, SourceSafe, etc.)
*Migration of database objects from nonproduction to production
*Index maintenance
*Performance tuning
*Implement Database Change Controls & Service Requests

*Minimum 3 to 6 years of work experience as a Database Administrator for Postgres
*Solid skills in database performance factors, monitoring tools and tuning procedures
*Strong Database Management skills, including backup and recovery procedures
*Experience with XML
*Experience working with Java and high-available web applications
*Knowledge of fault detection and resolution processes
*Ability to communicate effectively to different levels of technical and non-technical audiences

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