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Database Administrator

  • Location: San Francisco, California, 94111
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Title: Database Administrator

Location: Remote – US

Type: Contract

 

Description

What you'll be doing:

  • Manage, monitor, and ensure reliability of our client’s MongoDB/Postgres environment
  • Create and manage database clusters, replica sets, shards
  • Troubleshoot production issues in real time as well as on an out of hours on call rotation. Typical issues include database performance, replication or data consistency
  • Work hands-on with day to day tasks as well as more extensive projects such as upgrades and migrations
  • Provides technical escalation expertise for database system problems
  • Provides design expertise for complex database solutions
  • Provides suggestions for adoption of standards, process, and SLAs
  • Work with Infrastructure team on determining and documenting the optimal backup policies and strategies
  • What we are looking for in you:

  • 10+ years overall technical experience
  • 5+ years of experience in PostGres database administration.
  • Hands on experience with solving MongoDB performance issues
  • Expert knowledge in Postgres aggregation query, index usage & indexing strategies
  • Hands on experience with database monitoring (proactive and reactive)
  • Hands on experience with building and maintaining a sharded Postgres deployment
  • Strong technical knowledge of Backup/Recovery, Disaster Recovery, and High
  • Availability techniques

  • Professional experience with AWS or equivalent cloud platform
  • Experience in automating database administration tasks
  • Proficiency in high level language such as Ruby, Go, Python, etc
  • Experience building observability with DataDog is a strong plus
  • Experience with MongoDB is not necessary, but a strong plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills