Sr. PostgreSQL DBA - Denver, CO

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Our client is growing and adding a Sr Postgres DBA to their team.  Our client utilizes cutting-edge technologies and you will be given the opportunity to express creativity in designing and building innovative solutions. They foster a culture and environment that is fun, yet productive. If you are looking for a career that is fast-paced, challenging, and offers abundant opportunity and growth potential, then this is your gig!  Our Client is a fantastic organization with great benefits that are 100% employer paid for both you and any children on the plan.   

This is a direct hire, full-time position working with a Global leader in the eCommerce industry. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Design, build, maintain and administer RDBMS and NoSQL databases to support multiple applications with large data sets
  • Optimize performance of data heavy applications through index management and query tuning
  • Assist in the development of software and tools that use effective schema to improve analyst and customer workflows
  • Assist with the integration of new and existing data sources, systems, and technologies into a cohesive system
  • Skills to help drive consistent data modeling/architecture across multiple teams.
  • Ability to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely.


Required Technical Skills


  • An expert in supporting traditional RDBMS (PostgreSQL and MySQL)
  • Strong experience and understanding in designing and maintaining replication strategies for Postgres databases.
  • Experience in design and implementation of schemas for data warehousing (star, snowflake….)
  • Significant experience in automation of administrative tasks such as maintenance, monitoring and data backups
  • Must be able to optimize queries and tune them according to match performance expectations.
  • Strong understanding of non-traditional data stores such as NoSQL databases (Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis, Hadoop)
  • Strong understanding of Linux/*BSD operating systems and command line tools
  • Must have experience in managing large systems – from multi-terabyte to petabyte scale.


Additional Skills that Will Distinguish Candidates


  • Prior and/or recent experience with Oracle
  • Experience with Cassandra/Astyanax
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Puppet
  • Experience with CVS, SVN and Git
  • Experience with Java/Java-related programming languages; we’re a Java open stack environment.
  • Background in systems administration for Unix based environments
  • Strong Unix skills – command line, better understanding of unix toolset and administration.
  • Understanding of data warehouse modeling concepts.




  • BS or equivalent degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years’ experience in hands-on technical work


If you are interested in a company where your contribution is valued and where work/life balance is a daily practice, let me know and we can set up a time to chat. This is a full-time direct hire position in Broomfield with a competitive salary, solid employee benefits, a year-end bonus and an employee equity sharing plan.


Send your resume to lori@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx for immediate consideration



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