My client, a leading provider of online grading and
originality services to educational institutions worldwide, is
looking for a senior Database Administrator to join their team
in Oakland, CA.
The company is profitable with stable growth. Located
in beautiful downtown Oakland, easy walking distance from
BART. Offer a friendly and fun atmosphere, quiet work
environment, flexible schedule, and other perks.
We are looking for a Senior
Database Administrator who thinks in clever ways to
solve problems of scale and load with elegant
Our database team supports
several Postgres databases up to 500+GB each over 50
database servers across four data centers. As a senior
member of this team, you will work closely with QA,
engineering, and project management to help us bring
automation, stability, and general awesomeness into
- Setup and maintenance of postgres
master-slave clusters utilizing streaming
replication (Slony a bonus, but not required)
- Cross-datacenter disaster recovery and backup
- Performance monitoring and optimization
- Query optimization and troubleshooting
- Close collaboration with engineering on
schema additions and updates utilizing Liquibase
- Participation in week-long on-call rotations
- 5+ years of
experience administering PostgreSQL databases
with automation tools such as CFEngine, Chef, or Puppet
understanding of normal forms, and when to break them
with Zabbix, Nagios, Cacti, Graphite or similar monitoring
- Ability to
drive a project from inception to completion
- Enthusiasm for
solving challenging problems
Degree or equivalent experience
Local candidates are strongly preferred.
Sorry, we do not work with visas.
If interested, please contact me at
Partner, Brain Gain Recruiting
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