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Postgres / EDB Postgres
Denver, Colorado  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on September 23, 2023
Job Id #63693 Posted July 14, 2023

Job Duties: • Proactively monitoring database performance and troubleshooting issues • Working cross-functionally with our engineers and analytics professionals to optimize queries, fix performance bottlenecks, improve existing schemas and design new ones • Creating and maintaining change control and testing processes, reviewing and approving database modifications • Conducting research and making recommendations on data-related products, services, protocols, and standards; planning for future growth of our data asset • Reviewing development and deployment processes related to databases and identifying areas of improvement • Creating and maintaining documentation, troubleshooting playbooks, testing failover and recovery plans • Improving database expertise company-wide

Job Qualifications and Skills: • 5+ PostgreSQL DBA experience in a 24x7 production environment • 5+ years of database management and engineering experience • Enterprise DB experience  BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience • Exceptional SQL development and performance tuning skills • Experience architecting a large-scale production database platforms • Expertise with Postgres system metrics and optimization strategies • Familiarity with system level metrics and practical use of common Linux utilities • Knowledge of Linux and Bash would be useful as well as c/c++. • Understanding of virtualization and clustered environments • Great communication skills and a passion for both teaching and learning

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers.  We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments.  For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. The pay range for this role is $75 - $90 per hour. This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.


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