postgresql job

Merrill Oveson moveson at
Thu Sep 27 01:07:58 MDT 2007

I got the following email.  If anyone's interested/qualified let me know.

The primary responsibility of this position is the administration of
PostgreSQL databases including monitoring, optimization, backup/restore,
data migration, deployment to multiple environments and disaster recovery.
In addition, the database administrator must be adept at database design and
recommend best practices. The ability to manage multiple tasks and
priorities efficiently and simultaneously is important.

Responsibilities: Our databases are high volume transactional databases that
are large in size and are mission critical. The ability to troubleshoot
performance issues and problems with PostgreSQL are of paramount importance.
Excellent communication skills are needed. The ability to express ideas
clearly and work well on a team or individually is highly desired.

Job Requirements: · 3+ years DBA experience (at least 2 years with
PostgreSQL) · Excellent communication skills; particularly the ability to
convey ideas, and understand the ideas of others · Understands complex
database and server technologies · Knowledgeable in complex troubleshooting
techniques at the server and database level. · Query optimization. Good
programming skills preferred. · Knowledgeable in setting up failover (FO)
and high availability (HA) setups. · Database Mirroring, replication and
schema design. · Light Linux system administration experience is preferred.

·Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent
experience preferred.

The corporate headquarters are in San Antonio, TX.  So I believe that's
where the job is.

Let me know

Merrill Oveson

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