PostgreSQL DBA

Direct Hire - Fulltime
FL, Saint Petersburg
Posted 3 months ago

Title: Sr. PostgreSQL DBA

Location: Saint Petersburg, FL

Duration: Fulltime Direct Hire

The Alchemy X Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for monitoring, performance, documentation, and scale of the PostgreSQL database infrastructure. A successful DBA will be able to provide tools to the team (other DBAs) as well as customers (development teams) to monitor multiple database platforms, ensure up time and reliability of the databases, and provide support in case of emergencies. The DBA will be expected to have strong working relationships with other departments within the company throughout the development process and application lifecycle of both internally developed and vendor supported applications.

The role combines work with development and R&D staff to create new features for our marketing and data platform, converting and translating data from external systems, and operating production and non-production databases.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Joining a highly motivated and experienced development team building the core technology offering for our business
  • Help develop database solutions for new projects
  • Ensure database availability and performance
  • Triage and remedy database issues
  • Provide plans for growth and expansion
  • Optimize existing structure to meet performance objectives
  • Provide technical leadership to Data Developers

What You Need for this Position

  • Have 5 years experience administrating or developing PostgresSQL and Oracle databases
  • Understand relational database concepts and implementations
  • Understand data modeling and performance troubleshooting
  • Enjoy trying new technologies and techniques
  • Have experience with high availability and disaster recovery techniques
  • Have working knowledge of how programming languages like Java, Python, and others connect and execute with a database and database server
  • Have working knowledge or of cloud database deployments and administration
  • Desire to work in a dynamic environment that includes new development and production support
  • Excellent experience performance tuning at the SQL and database levels

Additional Skills

  • Experience working on an Agile Kanban or Scrum team is highly preferred
  • Past experience with other database technologies such as SQL Server and No SQL database systems is a plus
  • Prior programming experience using any major programming language with a PostgreSQL backend is a plus
  • Basic Linux based server OS experience
  • VMWare experience, cloud server experience, or Docker/Kubernetes experience is a plus
  • Experience using or monitoring cloud services and using cloud database technology is a plus

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Job CategoryPostgreSQL DBA

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