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Database Administrator

Brentwood, TN 37027

Posted: 09/26/2019 Job Category: SQL DBA Job Number: 1716

Job Description

Database Administrator Job Description The Database Administrator is responsible for the effective design, architecture, and operation of database infrastructure. This position will leverage a variety of relational and non-relational databases and tools. As a database administrator you are responsible for identifying innovative approaches to achieving top performance in a rapidly growing startup environment while maintaining overall database reliability and integrity as well as assisting in the company’ s endeavor of becoming highly available in all regions across the country.

  Database Administrator Technologies
  • PostgreSQL (Amazon RDS)
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon ElastiCache (Redis, Elastic Search)
  • Docker/Kubernetes
  • Ruby
  • Javascript
  • Bash
  Database Administrator  Responsibilities
  • Implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting of relational database systems in production and staging environments
  • Database performance tuning, high availability, replication, backups, and general optimization
  • Support the development and deployment of new and existing services/systems
  • Handling configuration management, package maintenance, patching and building, working with upstream on bug identification and resolution
  • Improving observability (alerting, metrics, monitoring) of database infrastructure
  • Multi-data center design, capacity and infrastructure planning
  • Take part in incident response, diagnosis and follow-up on system outages or alerts across the organization’ s production infrastructure
  • Assist in day-to-day DevOps tasks
     
Database Administrator Qualifications
  • Solid knowledge of relational and non-relational database concepts
  • Working experience with storage systems and architectures
  • Advanced level of experience with PostgreSQL database administration and replication topologies at scale
  • Experience working with distributed relational database(Amazon Redshift, Teradata, Apache).
  • Experience managing software using relational databases at large scale
  • 3+ years experience in an DBA/SRE/Operations/DevOps role as part of a team
  • Experience with high traffic and highly available website architectures and operations
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux and IO/data storage concepts, internals and troubleshooting
  • Experience with Open Source configuration management and orchestration tools (Puppet, Ansible, Chef, SaltStack, etc.), as well as modern observability infrastructure (Prometheus, Grafana, Graphite, Logstash/Kibana, Icinga/Nagios, etc.)
  • Experience with managing remotely both bare-metal servers and virtualized environments
  • Experience working with Ruby and Javascript applications
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
     
Database Administrator Preferred Skills
  • Experience with API design especially using Ruby on Rails is a huge plus
  • Working knowledge advanced distributed storage and database systems
  • Experience in architecture, design, and implementation of persistent data storage & query infrastructure

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Heath Taylor

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