Database Administrator
Websense - San Diego, CA

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Team Summary

Websense Security Labs is a think-tank research group behind Websense Inc., a security company focused on web, email and data leakage protection. We're looking for enthusiastic, motivated and focused individuals with a passion for security research and development.

Essential Functions

Develop & architect high performance database systems for various projects

Some help maintaining backend systems (i.e., system administration)

Manage and help architect our different datastores (MySQL, Hadoop, Mongo, etc.) to best serve our researchers

Experience with Microsoft SQL is a plus

Expert knowledge of SQL query language

Ability to write/modify code to as needed to support our database needs

Work with researchers/developers to help provide them the data they need to compete projects

Education and Experience

Bachelors in Computer Sciences or equivalent work experience.

5-10 years software development experience, including some experience working in an internet technologies environment.

Experience in Perl, Javascript, Python is a plus

Knowledge of software development practices and methodologies is a plus

Experience with newer data storage technologies (Cassandra, Hadoop, Mongo, Redis, etc.)

Experience with large data sets

Advanced experience with SQL / MySQL (large data sets).

Familiarity with multi-terabyte database schemes.

Knowledge of UNIX / Linux as well as Windows operating systems.

Familiarity with web programming using JavaScript and AJAX / JSON.

Familiarity with Ruby.

Excellent problem solving skills.

Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities.

Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Self-starter with experience working in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.

Websense offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance Plan options, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401K Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Vacation, Sick and Holiday Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement, a Commuter Program including Public Transit and Coaster Subsidy, Gym Discounts and more.

Requisition # 290-W01-12-004
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