[pgsql-jobs] Postgrespq DBA

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Reply.com, the leading online auction marketplace for locally-targeted

marketing, is seeking a Postgresql DBA to work in a fast paced environment.

Ideal candidates must be enthused about database administration, quick

learning and self starting. This is a demanding role that will require

hands-on experience with database management, Linux, hardware, networking

and security. You will be responsible for the day to day operation of

Reply.com including maintain of databases for corporate and development

environments. We are seeking a candidate with good skills in database

tuning, maintenance, PSQL and Linux who is passionate about database

administration. This position is 24 x 7 and includes production support.


Skills: Ubuntu, Performance Tuning, Replication and NOSQL. Significant

opportunity to work with MySQL and SQL Server.



?Work with senior DBA on database design and implementation enhancements

?Primary on day to day schema changes and database maintenance

?Help developers to optimize queries, stored procedure and database design

?Assists in developing and implementing best practices for DR and Backups

?Assists in evaluating and selecting equipment, services and vendors

?Assist in Defining and implementing maintenance plan for the database





?Solid understanding of database design principals

?Minimum 1 year experience with Postgresql 8.3, 8.4

?Solid understanding of query execution plans

?Good SQL scripts skill including SPs, PSQL scripting

?Good performance tuning skills

?Ability to proactively identify, troubleshoot and resolve live database

systems issues.

?Knowledge of disaster recovery principles and practices, including

planning, testing, backup/restore

?Experience in replication, Slony is a plus

?Hands-on experience on database administration, backup recovery and

troubleshooting in co-location environments

?Problem-solving skills

?Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment

?Bachelor's degree

?Prior experience with Internet Companies is a plus


Personal Attributes of the Ideal Candidate Include:


?A willingness to learn, a flexibility to adapt, an appetite for risk:

Reply.com needs someone who can work within a team structure yet is

open-minded and crazy enough to be innovative.

?High competitive metabolism and strong work ethic: this position is at the

center of Reply!'s business. Our challenge is not to find a revenue model

that works having established the winning strategy we need people who can

help us execute. . . so we can't go home at night wondering if our

competitors want it more than we do.

?Team attitude: a willingness to roll up your sleeves, a service approach to

leadership, a history of respect for all colleagues and intolerance for



Reply! Media offers a comfortable and fun atmosphere where learning and

initiative are valued.



Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to

christina(dot)bailey(at)reply-corp(dot)com, with the following information:


1. Years of relevant experience

2. Expected salary

3. Availability/potential start date



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