Postgres Database Administrator
Apsalar Inc - San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

Apsalar provides mobile measurement & user intelligence solutions for enterprise marketers, allowing them to effectively measure mobile marketing efforts and lifetime value. With Apsalar, app marketers can also unify their user data to enrich mobile user profiles, analyze their most valuable mobile audiences and segment them for retargeting or monetization.

In addition to being an original Facebook Mobile Measurement Program (MMP) partner, Apsalar boasts 300+ publisher/network/technology integrations. Over 35,000 apps have installed the Apsalar SDK, reaching over 1.5 billion mobile devices. As an independent mobile measurement provider – we never sell our clients’ data or use it for media buying.

Based in San Francisco and with offices across the U.S., Apsalar has raised $17M from top-tier venture capital firms including DCM, Thomvest Ventures, Battery Ventures, and DN Capital

Apsalar is looking for an experienced PostgreSQL DBA to manage its farm of PostgreSQL databases in a high performance environment.

Responsibilities:
Manage and monitor production databases

Work with developers on tuning query performance

Automate operations

Establish and test backup and DR procedures

Requirements:
At least 2 years experience as principal DBA for production PostgreSQL databases

Experience with PL/pgsql

PostgreSQL performance tuning experience

Experience with londsite, PostgresSQL HA solutions and replication

Experience with PostgreSQL HA solutions

Bonus Points :
Experience with PL/Python

Experience with DTrace

Experience with PL/Proxy and Londiste

Experience with ZFS, NetApp filers or other copy on write platforms

Experience with Zabbix

Experience with Hadoop

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"

Perks:
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 lunch on Fridays

Company breakfasts on Tuesdays

Kegerator on site

Responsible self starters enjoy who complete goals in a timely manner enjoy alot of autonomy

401k Plan

Company-paid premiums for healthcare (Kaiser or Anthem), vision, & dental.

Pre-tax Commuter/Parking plans

Walking distance to BART and CalTrain. Near I-80 on ramp. 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.

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