PostGre SQL Database Administrator

About Web us currently seeking qualified candidates for a PostGre SQL Database Administrator in Baltimore, MD.

This position will be responsible for:
• Administration of PostgreSQL databases throughout the development and production lifecycles in a AWS environment.
• Design and develop logical and physical database designs from customer requirements.
• Provide advice and support to development resources.
• Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures.
• Supporting the standing standards, policies and procedures of the customer team.
• Provide mentorship to group members and will be expected to help develop and support mid and junior level staff.
• May be scheduled for after hours on-call support and will be required to apply production packages during non-peak hours.
• The selected candidate will accept other duties as directed by management.
Skills Requirements:

Day to day administration of PostgreSQL databases in AWS,

•Collaborate with development, architecture, and release teams, providing architectural design recommendations, driving standards for effective PostgreSQL transition to production operations.
•Hadoop distribution experience, such as Hortonworks, Cloudera, MapR, etc.
•In depth knowledge of he PostgreSQL architecture
•Drive end to end availability, performance monitoring, and capacity planning for PostgreSQL, using different tools
•Implement automated methods and industry best practices for consistent installation and configuration of PostgreSQL for production and non-production environments
•Conduct technical reviews and Walkthroughs of system design documentation with development and design team members.
•Manage backup and recovery functions for a PostgreSQL data warehouse environment
•Proactively monitor and setup alerting mechanism for both database and supporting hardware to ensure system health and maximum availability
•Create users, establish database security, create resource queue, performance tuning in terms of query execution etc.
•Plan and coordinate system upgrades.
•Perform capacity monitoring and short and long-term capacity planning in collaboration with development resources, system administrators and system architects
•Manage Disaster Recovery environment
•Identify and resolve incidents and address to user problems/concerns
•Generate reports of all processes and jobs currently running on PostgreSQL with details like users, start and end time, CPU Usage and time, Memory usage, IO Time, locking etc.

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline or equilvalent experience with 11 years of professional experience


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