PostgresSQL Database Consultant with Top Secret Clearance

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

Hi, Database Consultant Job Location North America, USA Washington DC Long Term Location Willing to let right candidate work out of a home office anywhere in the US with practical access to air travel. Position Summary PostgresSQL is a rapidly growing open source database project, and Client is at the forefront of making enterprises of all sizes successful with Postgres. Key to making our customers successful is a world class consulting organization. We are looking to hire great people to keep up with the pace of our customers. We are looking for a customer facing person who can work on site and remotely with clients to deliver Client technical services. This includes understanding their business, developing recommendations, coding, and delivering training where appropriate. The ideal candidate has a strong blend of people skills and in depth knowledge of database deployments, and has the ability to organize weak or vaguely constructed customer requirements, and turn them into successful engagements with the customer. Communication skills, both written and verbal are as important as technical skills. In addition to delivering technical services, the person in this role will provide feedback to sales and sales engineering for new business opportunities, as well as work with development engineering on helping to define the evolution of our products. This position requires significant travel. Responsibilities Evaluate customer deployments of EDB Postgres and PostgreSQL and make recommendations on how to improve them. Work to develop Services proposals to achieve customer needstargets. Familiarity with programming languages like C, C++, PHP, python, Java or Ruby to guide customers in the development of custom Postgres-based applications Deliver Postgres training courses over the web and on site. Perform database Migrations from Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL to EDB Postgres. Performance tune and make performance tuning recommendations to existing database deployments Set up High Availability configurations using Postgres Implement backup strategies and performs upgrades and patching Develop architectures to migrate data and entire databases implement and deliver on the architecture migrating databases Qualifications Have a Bachelor or Masters of Science in Computer ScienceComputer Engineering or equivalent experience At least three years of DBA level experience with Postgres or Oracle Be well versed in SQL Be familiar with database design and building applications for Postgres, Oracle, or other databases General system administration and performance skills for Linux, (Ubuntu, Centos, Red Hat, or Debian), including facility with scripting. Working knowledge of MS Windows. Have strong time management skills, and the ability to balance multiple coincident demands. Must be able to travel up to 60+ Have strong written and verbal communication skills. Preferred Skills Working directly with customers for customer success Excellent troubleshooting skills Proficient with PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server installation and configuration Proficient with Postgres Tools including EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager, EDB Backup and Recovery Tool Proficient with database tuning and use of Postgres tools such as pgBadger, pgStatsPack, DRITA Proficient with Postgres replication technologies Binary Streaming Replication, EDB Replication Server, Logical Replication via Slony, Londiste Proficient with PostgreSQL architecture Proficient with PostgreSQL networking, HBA and connection pooling (pgBouncer, pgPool) Working knowledge of OLTPDSSDW system design Working knowledge of scripting languages, BASH, KSH, Python, Perl etc. Have experience deploying open source software Succesfully working with virtual teams and from remote office locations Sincerely, HR Manager nFolks Data Solutions LLC Phone 425-999-4933 Email arun(AT)

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