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Title: PostGre SQL DBA

Location: Columbia, MD

Duration: 6 Months contract

Job Description:


Administration of PostgreSQL databases throughout the development and production lifecycles in an AWS environment
Design and develop logical and physical database designs from customer requirements
Provide advice and support to development resources
Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures
Support the current standards, policies and procedures to the team.

Bachelor’s degree in a related area and 10+ years of professional experience
Day-to day administration of PostgreSQL databases in AWS.
Collaborate with development, architecture, and release teams, providing architectural design recommendations, driving standards for effective PostgreSQL transition to production operations.
In depth knowledge of the PostgreSQL architecture.
Drive end-to-end availability, performance monitoring, and capacity planning for PostgreSQL, using different tools.
Implement automated methods and industry best practices for consistent installation and configuration of PostgreSQL for production and non-production environments.
Conduct technical reviews and walkthroughs of system design documentation with development and design team members.
Manage backup and recovery functions for a PostgreSQL data warehouse environment.
Proactively monitor and setup alerting mechanism for both database and supporting hardware to ensure system health and maximum availability.
Create users, establish database security, create resource queue, performance tuning in terms of query execution etc.
Plan and coordinate system upgrades.
Perform capacity monitoring and short and long-term capacity planning in collaboration with development resources, system administrators and system architects.
Identify and resolve incidents and address to user problems/concerns.
Generate reports of all processes and jobs on PostgreSQL with details like users, start and end time, CPU Usage and time, Memory usage, IO Time, locking etc.