Percona is Seeking a PostgreSQL DBA Consultant [USA /North Amer based]

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Hi Everyone!  

At Percona, we are seeking a remote (work from home) Consultant.  The PostgreSQL Consultant is an individual who is focused on providing the highest quality technical advice to our Percona customers. You’re the face of Percona to our customers, and their success in achieving their goals, is your success.

Percona has been in business since 2006.  We provide Software, Support, Consulting, and Managed Services to large, well-known global brands such as Cisco Systems, Time Warner Cable, Alcatel-Lucent, Rent the Runway and the BBC, as well as smaller enterprises looking to maximize application performance while streamlining database efficiencies. Well established as thought leaders, Percona experts author content for the Percona Database Performance Blog and the Percona Live Open Source Database Conferences draw attendees and expert technical speakers from around the world.

 We offer flexible hours, competitive salaries and a great experience of working on a multinational team of experts.

This position reports to a Managing Consultant. You will work both from customer premises and remotely, with customer onsite work estimated at around 50% of the time (it could be less - it will ebb and flow). Most people work from their homes when not onsite.  Travel will be required, both for onsite projects and internal meetings. Access to a reliable high-speed Internet connection is required. This position is for the US, and the consultant must be able to work full-time during US business hours.

Core Job Duties:

  • PostgreSQL, MySQL and Linux systems consulting
  • Professional Development  - Skills, knowledge and processes
  • Marketing activities - blogging, conference attendance, etc
  • Administrative Work

Technical Specific Requirements:

  • 5+ Years PostgreSQL Administration
  • Detailed understanding of the PostgreSQL Architecture and internals.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of various extensions in PostgreSQL
  • 3+ Years MySQL Administration
  • Understanding of replication and high availability tools and methods. Including knowledge on High Availability and Connection Pooling & Load Balancing PostgreSQL workloads.
  • Query tuning
  • PostgreSQL Parameter Tuning.
  • Must have a detailed understanding on tuning Memory parameters in PostgreSQL.
  • PostgreSQL Performance Analysis.
  • Problem solver skills
  • Basic understanding of Innodb
  • Knowledge on plpgsql advantageous
  • Strong shell skills
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot in a linux environment
See full description and apply HERE.


Warm regards,

Jennifer Miller
Talent Acquisition Specialist, Percona
Skype: percona.jmiller
Phone:  +1 888-401-3401 ext. 046
Standard Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM Eastern Time Zone, USA

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