Sr. Database Administrator (Sr. DBA)

This position is open for New Hope, PA & Secaucus NJ

SUMMARY:

This position is primarily responsible for testing data network equipment.  That will include test cases, formal test plans, methodologies, and procedures by performing the following duties. The DBA candidate should be highly skilled and experienced with PostgreSQL to join our dynamic team!

What you’ll do:

  • Work in a 24-7 environment to managed and maintain existing large Scale Postgres infrastructure
  • Work with DBA team to ensure database performance and reliability
  • Maintain monitoring and reporting systems for our Postgres clusters
  • Perform data retention, mining and maintenance tasks
  • Ensure backups
  • Fulfill legal-related data requests
  • Work with engineering teams to create and enhance schema and database APIs

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS Degree from an accredited University with minimum 10 years work experience in IT industry
  • 4+ years of Database administration experience in PostgreSQL
  • 4+ years of experience working in UNIX/Linux environments
  • 3+ years of experience working with large databases
  • Availability to write advanced SQL queries
  • Experience with operations related database tasks such as monitoring, performance tuning, backup, and recovery
  • Experience with 24×7 zero downtime database management
  • Experience with high-available web applications
  • Knowledge of fault detection and resolution processes
  • Ability to program in at least two of the following languages: C, PHP, Python, Perl, Java
  • Strong knowledge of BASH scripting

What We Like to See:

  • A strong understanding of clustering methodologies and
  • optimizations
  • A background in programming, math, or computer science
  • Experience in large scale OLTP environments
  • Experience administering or developing against Oracle 7/8/8i/9i
  • Experience with SQL Server
  • Experience with DB2
  • Experience with MySQL
  • Development using PL/pgSQL
  • Experience with Skytools (specifically PgBouncer and PL/Proxy)
  • Experience with various Postgres replication systems

We offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Plenty of PTO- Free gym membership to local gym
  • Free food
  • Relaxed work environment
  • Great health benefits
  • 401K and 401K match
  • Flexible hours
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