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Software Developer / DBA - PostgreSQL: Kansas City, MO Metro

From: dwhite(at)techlinkweb(dot)com
To: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Software Developer / DBA - PostgreSQL: Kansas City, MO Metro
Date: 2009-11-30 18:01:14
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Software Developer / DBA ? PostgreSQL: Kansas City, MO Metro

Our client is seeking a Software Developer / DBA who wants to make the most
out of their skill and ability in a fast-paced, technology driven
atmosphere. Ideal experience crosses boundaries of development, system
design, database design, performance optimization, and overall care and
feeding of world class systems/databases.
Key objectives would consist of the management of VLDB (very large
database) in a regulated archive and compliance environment, ongoing
research and implementation of processes to handle continually expanding
data flow, and creation of programs/reporting to automate pulling data in
an MPP environment.

* Provide database development and support to Software Engineers individual
and team projects
* Perform database administration, schema changes, maintenance, performance
tuning, profiling, backup/recovery and replication for PostgreSQL DB's
* Build database tools, script and automate everything possible (Python,
Perl, PHP, etc.)
* Create test and production databases
* Work with software engineers and other departments to ensure the overall
application design is optimal
* Performance data modeling, schema design and query reviews
* Interface with network, hardware and system operations teams to resolve
problems with application/database systems.

* Exposure to tiered database or MPP (massively parallel processing) design
and implementation a strong plus
* Extensive knowledge of PostgreSQL (or willingness to develop expert
knowledge), Oracle, Sybase, DB2
* Expert knowledge of database concepts and fundamentals
* Experience with archiving large volumes of data
* Strong understanding of Unix/Linux system administration, hardware,
including memory and storage management
* Motivated self-learner, good problem solving skills
* Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
* Experience in a high availability/real time environment
* BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Company Commitment:
* Challenging Work
* Collaborative Environment
* Experienced Teammates
* Best equipment and tools provided to get the job done
* Relaxed but professional culture
* Research and evaluation of ANY tools that may impact the business
* Long term growth

- Very competitive salary, bonus, benefits, perks
- This is a full time permanent role
- Local candidates highly preferred or those moving to the area
- All information held confidential and released to the client only with
prior approval

David White, Partner
816-531-4455 ~ 800-235-4303

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