PostgreSQL DBA Consultant

NY, NY 10013

Employment Type: Contract Area of Specialty: PostgreSQL DBA Job Number: 7207

You will be responsible for;:

  • Tune top 10 long-running queries on the primary database

  • Locate, identify, classify, and document  datasets

  • Evaluate and report on our database security posture

  • Transition individual employee permission roles into groups

  • Review Postgres parameter group and production setup and evaluate ways to improve performance

  • Analyze implications of a shift to alternative AWS database offerings (Aurora, etc.)

Skills required;

  •   5+ years of PostgreSQL database administration experience

  • Expert level understanding of the PostgreSQL architecture and internals

  • Extensive experience monitoring and tuning queries and optimizing performance

  • Understanding and working knowledge of various extensions in PostgreSQL

  • Must have  a strong understanding of software engineering principles and fundamentals.  Working knowledge of Python and/or Go.

  • Ability to work with and extract information from a number of SMEs

  • A quick learner and problem solver

  • An excellent, empathetic communicator (both written and verbal)

Nice to haves;

  • Specific experience with the AWS RDS implementation of PostgreSQL 9.6.x

  • Working knowledge of AWS Lambda functions

 

Estimated Engagement Time frame: 3-6 months, full time NOT  required, 

Nyree Anderson
Senior Technical Recruiter

Dynamic and results-oriented, Nyree has a proven track record in technical recruiting. She possess a strong understanding of technical requirements; exceptional ability to source passive candidates as well as effectively assess suitability for opportunities on hand. Along with being resourceful and solutions-focused, Nyree’s innate ability to build fruitful relationships has brought her success across many industries.

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