WhiteHat's Database Administrator will work with the Manager Data Base systems to design and implement a scalable and reliable data base architecture. The right candidate will have the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, and a completely new infrastructure with an enthusiastic, exciting department.
Design, configure, optimize and maintain highly scalable PostgreSQL databases.
Test and perform database server upgrades and patches.
Build tools to proactively monitor database activities and health.
Perform database profiling, trend analysis and capacity planning.
Perform database backup and recovery tasks, including standards and schedules setup and periodic restore tests.
Work closely with development team members and provide database support in schema design and changes, as well as code review and SQL tuning.
Automate repetitive tasks, such as database deployments, database health reports, and wherever seen fit.
Participate in designing and developing a scalable database environment with high availability in mind.
Maintaining QA and DEV database environments.
Implement database security policies and audits.
Publish and maintain SOPs and database knowledge base.
3-5 years as a database administrator.
1-2 years in PostgreSQL administration is a must.
Comprehensive understanding of database internals.
Mastery of SQL and/or PL/SQL.
Proficient in Linux/Unix environment.
Scripting in Shell, PERL or other scripting languages.
Experience in replication setup with Slony, Streaming or other replication tools.
Experience in designing and maintaining a scalable, highly available database environment.
Outstanding troubleshooting ability and careful attention to details.
Excellent communication skills.
Must be a self-motivated team player and willing to learn new database technologies and trends.
Skills that are a plus:
Oracle database administration.
Experience with RHEL and Ubuntu servers.
Knowledge and/or experience of running databases on VMWare.
Experience in using Nagios.
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WhiteHat Security - 24 months ago