Senior Database Administrator (Greenplum PostgreSQL)

posted Oct 5, 2012, 1:34 PM by Sachchida Ojha
Position Title: Senior Database Administrator (Greenplum PostgreSQL)
Location: Boston, MA
Description: Our client, an innovative, industry leader in mobile advertising analytics and ROI is currently seeking a talented Senior Database Administrator.


· Enhance monitoring to maintain high availability
· Practice and document failover scenarios
· Troubleshoot performance issues
· Educate development team to make good schema design choices and write efficient queries
· Monitor and enhance backup solution to ensuring customers’ data is always secure
· Handle ad-hoc schema changes with no downtime
· Work with a variety of data sets: mobile, online, and offline ensuring homogenization
· Interact with client-facing teams to ensure client satisfaction
· Work with front-end developers finding data solutions between the front- and back-ends


· Thorough understanding of MySQL (replication, monitoring, troubleshooting and backup)
· Understanding of both MyISAM and InnoDB storage engines
· Solid knowledge of both standard SQL and MySQL-specific commands
· Greenplum and PostgreSQL
· Linux in virtual environments
· Automation

Added Bonus:

· Deep understanding of InnoDB internals and performance quirks
· Project planning and management
· Amazon EC2 or equivalent services
· Source control platforms and processes
· Load testing
· Dynamically scalable infrastructures
· Couchbase

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