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Database Administrator - PostgreSQL

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Brief description :

  • Responsible for monitoring, maintaining and providing technical support for enterprise level PostgreSQL databases.
  • Handle requests from development and engineering team on a timely basis.
  • Vendor co-ordination - work with DB platform provider to resolve issues on a timely basis.
  • Assist senior database administrators on critical issues and daily tasks.
  • Monitor performance of databases and suggest solutions for performance improvement on a proactive basis.
  • Proactively monitor and respond to alerts from database servers and monitoring tools.
  • On call support after office hours, if required.
  • Monitor database features like high availability, load balancing and replication in PostgreSQL for enterprise level environments.
  • Identifying and fixing potential issues in the database on a proactive basis.
  • Basic idea on performing migrations from Oracle database to PostgreSQL environment.
  • Provide assistance to senior database administrators in tasks like performance tuning, writing complex queries, ad-hoc backups and test restores.
  • Provide assistance to senior database administrators on database migrations, upgrades and patch management.

Preferred skills

  • Experience :1 to 3 Years.
  • Experience in providing level 1 for PostgreSQL databases for production environments
  • Familiar with providing support to PostgreSQL environments involving clustering and replication
  • Experience in writing queries in PostgreSQL as per requirement
  • Familiar with migrating PostgreSQL to different platforms
  • Experience in providing support to Enterprise level applications using PostgreSQL.
  • Good communication skills. 
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills. 
  • 24*7 on-call availability and flexibility in working hours. 
  • Team player and positive attitude. 
  • Quick learning abilities.