Postgres Database Administrator

PostgreSQL, IT, Linux, Unix, MongoDB, DBA
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

XTIVIA - PostgreSQL Database Administrator

This position is remote.

This is a full-time opportunity.


How you will make a difference

Experienced PostgreSQL Database Administrator able to perform remote consulting assignments, health checks, tuning, assessments, troubleshooting, installations, and migrations.  Will require participation in our 24/7 on call support rotation.  Will require daily multitasking among multiple clients.


What you bring to your new team

PostgreSQL DBA Experienced with:


  • MINIMUM of 4 years of recent experience as a PostgreSQL Database Administrator (DBA), not just 4 or more years of touching PostgreSQL, but 4 years of working on it


  • PostgreSQL versions 9.3 to 12
  • Willing to learn MongoDB (MongoDB experience a plus)



  • Homogenous and Heterogenous Migrations to PostgreSQL
  • Stored Procedure and Function Development
  • Writing Foreign Data Wrappers
  • Maintenance Configurations
  • Installation, Configuration, Upgrades and Patches
  • Ad hoc Index Maintenance
  • Object Creation and Management
  • User and Role Management
  • Performance tuning, query analyzation
  • Able to troubleshoot problems with little or no assistance
  • Providing configuration, monitoring and on-call support for development, test, and production environments
  • Able to assist clients with PostgreSQL issues on the phone and via screen sharing software on the spot
  • Ability to transition between multiple client environments during the workday - candidate will not be supporting a single environment but those of our clients
  • Linux and Microsoft Windows experience required
  • Linux/Unix Shell scripting and windows scripting REQUIRED



  • Must communicate effectively both verbally and written
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • On-call support and regularly scheduled off-hours production installations
  • Ability to export and import data from and to a PostgreSQL database
  • Willing to attain additional Certification
  • Willing to learn new skills that benefit the team and company when asked


How you add even MORE value

  • Experience with AWS Glue and other AWS applications
  • Ability to optimize loads of large volumes of data into a database
  • AWS SCT, AWS DMS, AWS Aurora PostgreSQL
  • PostgreSQL EDB experience
  • Experience with large corporate business environments
  • Data modeling concepts, also data warehousing development and design a plus
  • System administration skills a plus
  • Technical support or call center support experience a plus
  • Professional Consulting Experience a plus
  • VPN/Network/RDC configuration and debugging skills a plus


At this time, XTIVIA cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.


Get to know XTIVIA 

XTIVIA is an innovative B2B technology enterprise solutions company committed to providing integrated technology solutions and services, delivering measurable results as a trusted industry thought leader for 30 years.  


Our services include managed services and business solutions, like DevOps, CRM, and ITSM; database support and management; application solutions, including mobile apps; ERP solutions for GovCon and the private sector; and platform integration, with APIs as well as digital experience CMS solutions.


If you can imagine the business outcome, XTIVIA can create it with technology. 

XTIVIA has offices in Colorado, New York, New Jersey, Missouri, Texas, and Virginia.


How we take care of our team members

For XTIVIA to recruit—and retain—the most experienced and talented people, XTIVIA offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Our employees are our corporate family, so benefits extend beyond our employees to include their families. We provide affordable medical, dental, and vision benefits. Other benefits include a 401(k) plan with match, company-paid disability and life insurance, voluntary life insurance options, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), identity and fraud protection, recognition and wellness programs. To promote a healthy work-life balance, XTIVIA offers team members flexible paid time off and remote and flexible work options, enabling you to spend time with family and recharge as needed without worrying about accruals. In addition, we encourage ongoing career development by offering paid training and certification opportunities. Our benefits are designed and focused around our culture and core values, treating people the way we would like to be treated.


This position has an expected salary range of $110,000 - $120,000.

You will also be eligible for the XTIVIA employee bonus plan.

Your compensation is based on your skills and experience -- talk with your recruiter to learn more.


What We Promise

At XTIVIA, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion,  age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, parental status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. XTIVIA believes that diversity and inclusion among our team members are critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.


Dice Id : 10114120
Position Id : BSPG0522
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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