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Postgres DBA in Reston, VA at BCforward

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Postgres DBA

BCforward is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Postgres DBA for their onsite requirement in Reston, VA.

Job Description:

  • Write scripts to fully automate configuration and maintenance of databases including creation of fully configured database environments, data migration, monitoring, and release management.
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end
  • Tune the performance of Postgres SQL and Amazon Aurora based on our requirements
  • Understand how the company's application/product uses the databases and work with the application development team to optimize schema, queries, stored procedures, and functions to achieve optimum application performance with respect to the database.
  • Perform peer review of changes to the production databases.
    Implement and maintain a CI/CD process for database updates for software releases.
  • Maintain and improve monitoring and alerting
  • Track root causes and present solutions
  • Anticipate system/application challenges and proposes solutions for the same.
  • Contribute to story sizing and work estimates for implementation, validation, delivery and documentation

    Skill Sets

  • 5-7 years of professional experience in practice area
  • Expert PostgreSQL Database Administrator/Architect
  • Proficiency with Linux/Unix systems
  • Agile software development experience
  • Cloud Computing Experience (e.g AWS, GCP) is a plus
  • Extensive experience in performance tuning, query optimization, replication techniques, clustering, authentication, partitioning
  • Expert SQL writing and query optimization skills
  • Experience with database security concepts, including access, auditing, and encryption
  • Development experience in Bash and PL/pgSQL required; bash or script is a plus

Location: Reston, VA

Duration: 1 year contract with strong possibility of extension or permanent placement

Wage: Negotiable

Who to Contact: Victoria DiMarco

How to Apply:

About BCforward

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full service personnel solutions organization. BCforward's headquarters are in Indianapolis, Indiana and also operates delivery centers in 17 locations in North America as well as Hyderabad, India and Puerto Rico. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm headquartered in Indiana. With 14+ years of uninterrupted growth, the addition of two brands (Stafforward and PMforward) and a team of more than 1400 resources our teams deliver services for multiple industries from both public and private sectors. BCforward's team of dedicated staffing professionals has placed thousands of talented people over the past decade, with retention rates that are consistently higher than the industry average.

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