Senior DBA, Oracle/ Postgres 🇺🇸

Senior DBA, Oracle/ Postgres

Location: Remote Working Tristate Area

Salary:  c $145K basic plus bonus and bens


An excellent opportunity to join this fast growth Consulting Practice and help to make a difference in delivering the Customers Projects as a Principal Lead for Database Services and migration to Cloud etc. in a variety of project needs.

You will assist with the Enterprise work needed for migration to the cloud, successfully moving some of the largest applications and database workloads to private and public cloud platforms. As part of the Global Team, you will be looking to expand the Services for Oracle PostgreSQL DBA delivery.

As a highly competent database professional with extensive consulting and production support experience, you will be self-motivated and driven with strong expertise in both technical hands-on needs and an understanding of business process and operations to deal with the key Stakeholders internally and externally.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding operational requirements for Clients including hardware, architecting, configuring, integrating, and maintaining mission-critical Production PostgreSQL databases.
  • Manager all PostgreSQL backup, recovery, PITR replication.
  • Support with tools like Pgbadger, PGadmin, Pgpool, Pgbouncer.
  • Clusters and upgrading/migrating various PostgreSQL database version on various platforms including Cloud and On-premises.
  • Database administration and tuning of PostgreSQL databases on Open source/enterprise platform like EDB.
  • Cluster and database automation using Ansible, terraform or equivalent tools.
  • Provide technical guidance for planning, design, development, integration, and testing of PostgreSQL production systems/databases.
  • Support several Open-Source technologies including PostgreSQL, MySQL, or MongoDB. Install, configure, upgrade and patching for Postgres and other open-source databases.
  • Contribute to improving and creating DBA policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Experience with Database Migration tools like AWS SCT/DMS or Ora2pg.
  • Experience with Database Migration tools like GCP/Azure DMS.
  • Plan, develop and implement processes and procedures for database backup and recovery.

 Ideal Profile and Skills needed:

  • 10 plus years of core DBA experience.
  • Experience with multiple relational databases including PostgreSQL.
  • Deep knowledge of PostgreSQL and Oracle Internals.
  • Automation using Ansible or similar tool is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s in computer science or Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • A deep understanding of data replication with experience in at least one replication technology.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Experience coding in shell and Python is must.
  • Knowledge of DevOps CI/CD tools like Jenkins, AWS Code deploy good to have.
  • Knowledge of Postgres on EDB or AWS RDS/Aurora or other cloud platform

The above is a “wish list” and there will be plenty of opportunity to learn new skills and contribute to the Team and Customers’ needs and grow with the business.

 Contact us now to discuss this exciting challenge on:

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