Apsalar’s platform is the leading mobile DSP powered by 1st party behavioral data, providing an advertising and analytics platform for direct marketers and agencies looking to acquire and optimize high-ROI mobile audiences at scale.
Apsalar has won numerous awards, including eWeek’s Top Ten Promising Mobile IT Startups (2011) and OnMobile’s AlwaysOn Top 100 Private Companies (2012).
Based near South Park in the SoMa district of San Francisco, we’re helping mobile app marketers grow their businesses with our data-powered mobile advertising platform. We’re a diverse, fun-loving group whose culture centers on innovation, teamwork, and passion. We expect great things from our team, and because of that, our people come first.
Apsalar is looking for an experienced PostgreSQL DBA to manage its farm of PostgreSQL databases in a high performance environment. The job breakdown is 50% DBA, 50% systems engineering, i.e. while the emphasis is primarily on the database side of things, we are looking for someone who understands the entire systems stack, not just a narrow specialist.
We process billions of database transactions per day.
Manage and monitor production databases
Work with developers on tuning query performance
Establish and test backup and DR procedures
At least 2 years experience as principal DBA for production PostgreSQL databases
Experience with PL/pgsql
PostgreSQL performance tuning experience
Experience with londiste
Strong scripting, automation and and devops skills
Experience with PostgreSQL HA solutions
Experience with PostgreSQL replication
Experience with PL/Python
Experience with AWS
Experience with DTrace
Experience with PL/Proxy and Londiste
Experience with ZFS, NetApp filers or other copy on write platforms
Experience with Zabbix
Capacity planning skills
Disaster recovery planning skills
Experience with other DBs, e.g. Oracle or MySQL
Some proficiency with bash and Python. Other languages "doubleplusgood"
Top of the line hardware for gear heads. Disk I/O subsystems clocked at > 100k write ops/sec. Full SSD storage and 10 gigabit network deployment for databases
Company paid lunches/socials on Fridays
Company paid breakfasts on Tuesdays
Kegerator on site
Responsible self starters enjoy who complete goals in a timely manner enjoy alot of autonomy
Company paid premiums for Healthcare (Kaiser or Anthem), Vision, & Dental. All free but you have to pay the co-pays.
This role includes covering the first $100/mo of your cell phone bill
Walking distance to BART. Near I80 on ramp. City parking lot across the street.
Opportunity for the willing to learn about network engineering, system administration and more. If you want to learn, we probably have something to teach.