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Senior Software Engineer - Database,, Oakland, CA

From: Casey Duncan <casey(at)pandora(dot)com>
To: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Senior Software Engineer - Database,, Oakland, CA
Date: 2006-11-08 00:35:38
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Senior Software Engineer - Database, Oakland, CA

Pandora Media is looking for a very knowledgeable database developer  
with significant experience designing and integrating complex,  
reliable, high-performance distributed systems. You should have a  
deep understanding of database systems, systems programming, and the  
factors that affect distributed system performance. We prefer  
experience with PostgreSQL, but equivalent experience in Oracle or  
MySQL is acceptable. You must be capable of managing your time well  
and working efficiently without close supervision. Excellent  
communication skills, both written and verbal, are required.

As a member of our engineering team, you will participate in design  
decisions to help create the company's core software assets; plus,  
you'll have fun doing it! We've built a complex cluster around  
PostgreSQL for scalability and high availability. The demands on this  
system are increasing rapidly as we grow and add more functionality.  
You will be expected to come up to speed quickly on difficult  
problems, become a significant contributor to a hard-working team,  
and to take pride in your work. We have high expectations and are  
looking for seasoned software engineers with experience in a wide  
range of areas. This is not an entry-level position.


- Minimum 5 years experience developing database infrastructure for  
mission-critical applications
- Minimum 5 years experience developing software with C, Python and/ 
or Java
- Strong shell scripting skills
- Experience with large databases (>1TB)
- Experience developing stored procedures (PL/SQL,PL/pgSQL)
- Experience supporting redundant systems with 24X7 availability  
- A deep understanding of database design principals
- Thorough knowledge of current hardware systems, RAID and disk  
subsystems commonly used in fault tolerant production environments
- Ability to proactively identify, troubleshoot and resolve live  
database systems issues
Core Technologies: Linux, PostgreSQL, Database Administration, Python/ 
Jython, Java, distributed systems.

BS or better in Computer Science or a related field.

If interested send cover letter and resume to pandora-jobs(at)pandora(dot)com(dot)

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