PostgreSQL DBA
Textura 7 reviews - Deerfield, IL

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Textura ( www.texturacorp.com ) is the leading provider of web-based collaboration and productivity tools for the construction industry. Our solutions serve owners, architects, general contractors and subcontractors across the project lifecycle – from design and pre-qualification to bid management, submittals and payment – on a single, integrated platform. Textura’s collaboration platform and online product suite represent the first time the industry has all the tools needed to manage their business in an integrated fashion to save time and money and reduce exposure to risks. CNN Headline News said our CPM application may be “the most sophisticated business-to-business Internet-based application in the world.” With award winning SaaS technology, world-class customer support and 100% growth year-after-year, Textura is leading the construction industry’s technology transformation.

This position is ideal for someone who has experience supporting large databases in a 24/7 environment supporting web based applications (a clustered highly available architecture). The associate is an integral part of the Infrastructure team and acts as a bridge between the Infrastructure Team, External End Users/Customers and the Software Development team.

Textura will provide a competitive salary, benefits, 401K, bonus program, training, development, and advancement opportunities.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead the maintenance of Production PostgreSQL Database in a clustered highly available architecture.
  • Architect PostgreSQL DB infrastructure to scale for high growth e-commerce applications hosted in traditional datacenters.
  • Develop and enhance scripts to automate and execute various DBA tasks.
  • Assess the DB performance and lead the effort to patch, upgrade and/or tune the DB for optimum performance.
  • Patch, Upgrade and keep the PostgreSQL DBs current.
  • Review SQLs and DB transactions developed by software engineers and assist in improving the efficiency of the code for best possible DB performance.
  • Assist engineering team in the design of appropriate DB Schema and indexing strategy for performance and scalability.
  • Design and implement disaster recovery for the PostgreSQL Database
  • Solid understanding of query execution plan and query optimization techniques
  • Experience supporting a mission-critical database environment with 24x7 On-Call Support including weekends
  • Good understanding of VMWare and Storage technology
Required:
  • Strong knowledge of data normalization and data relationships.
  • Experience in PostgreSQL high availability configurations
  • Schema design using any industry standard data modeling tool such as Toad, ERWin, ER/Studio etc.
  • Experience in PostgreSQL high availability configurations
Desired Skills:
  • 3+ years of experience in a production DB support role
  • B.S. degree in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • Prior MySQL, SQL, or Oracle DB experience is a plus
  • SQL and RDBMs with some exposure
  • PostgreSQL DBA experience in a 24x7 production environment
  • DB Patching and Upgrade skills in production environment
  • Mastery of one or more of: SQL, Python, Perl, Bash, Ruby or other scripting language.
  • Understanding of Virtualization, SAN and Clustered environments
If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to: Jessica.Novak@texturacorp.com .

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