Expert PostgreSQL DBA 280s

  • Woodlawn, MD
PostgreSQL, AWS, Hadoop, Hortonworks, Cloudera, MapR,
Full Time, Long term
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Expert PostgreSQL DBA

Woodlawn MD

Due to working on a Federal contract please US citizens and Green cards only



Position Description:

​This position will be responsible for: 

• Administration of PostgreSQL databases throughout the development and production lifecycles in a 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.

• Supporting the standing standards, policies and procedures of the customer team. 

• Provide mentorship to group members and will be expected to help develop and support mid and junior level staff. 

• May be scheduled for after hours on-call support and will be required to apply production packages during non-peak hours.

• The selected candidate will accept other duties as directed by management.

Skills Requirements:   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.
  • Hadoop distribution experience, such as Hortonworks, Cloudera, MapR, etc.
  • In depth knowledge of he 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
  • Manage Disaster Recovery environment
  • Identify and resolve incidents and address to user problems/concerns
  • Generate reports of all processes and jobs currently running on PostgreSQL with details like users, start and end time, CPU Usage and time, Memory usage, IO Time, locking etc.


​Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline or equivalent experience with 11 years of professional Experience 

Posted By

Cindy Osterberg

1651 Old Meadow Rd, Suite 205 McLean, VA, 22102

Dice Id : 10427792
Position Id : 399812
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