Odyssey is working with a Dallas based company to find an experienced Postgres SQL DBA to join on a REMOTE contract basis. This is an immediate need as this consultant will be working on an EDW hardware refresh and software upgrade. Skills in Oracle, SQL and Linux are required. The role will be 100% remote. Please see full details below and apply ASAP if interested.

Job Summary

This is a Postgres/Greenplum database administrator (DBA) role backup/restore, and maintenance of Postgres/Greenplum databases. It is a bonus if this person has a deep understanding of Greenplum technology, knowledge of Linux as Greenplum runs on Linux, and general operational expertise such as good troubleshooting skills, understanding of systems capacity, and networks, etc. Requires high level of technical expertise related to studying and analyzing IT system requirements for database structures. Ongoing responsibility on a 24 X 7 basis for maintenance of database environments to include on-call duty rotation.

Required Experience

  • 4+ years of experience in a Postgres DBA role.
  • 4+ years of experience in a Greenplum DBA role - preferred, not required
  • Experience with On-call rotation
  • Experience with troubleshooting database and performance issues
  • Experience with performance tuning of Postgres/Greenplum databases
  • Experience with Linux administration and Linux scripting.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

Preferred Skills

  • Monitoring and optimization of the database performance and database replication
  • Database software upgrades and patching
  • Security configuration of the database and management of access and permissions to the databases
  • Modification of the database structure
  • Accountable for assessment of current technical infrastructure and provide performance monitoring of routines and tuning of tools
  • Report generation using database queries
  • Linux system administration
  • 24x7 Weekend on-call rotational coverage - RARE

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