Database Support Engineer - PostgreSQL

Location: North Shore, New South Wales
Job Type: Contract
Salary: Negotiable
Specialization: Technology, Digital & Telecommunications,
Sub Specialization: Data Engineer / DBA,
Contact: Andy Crothers
Reference: JO-1808-400207
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About the Client and Role
Our client, a major global IT business, is embarking on a number of major database deployment projects, and, as a result, is looking for a PostgreSQL DBA to work on this exciting and challenging undertaking. This initial 6+ month contract opportunity (with potential to go permanent) will be based in their Northern Sydney offices.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 4-5 years of work experience as a PostgreSQL DBA, providing 24/7 support to mission-critical applications and databases
  • Solid and proven skills in managing database lifecycles - builds, patching, backups, recoveries and tuning.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative IT environment.
  • Experience in other RDBMS, including MySQL and Oracle.
  • Prior knowledge of non-relational database technologies like MongoDB, Hadoop, and Cassandra will be a plus.
  • Prior knowledge of common cloud platforms like AWS, Azure will be a plus.
  • Working experience of Operating systems like Linux, Windows and Solaris.


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Expert in providing day-to-day support and maintenance for PostgreSQL databases.
  • Prior experience of pre-sales and consulting services.
  • Proactively and work independently on tasks is important along with strong customer focus.
  • Can deliver trainings on PostgreSQL.
  • Good understanding of PostgreSQL/Database Architecture and latest trends.
  • Proactive monitoring of Postgres databases for performance and scalability.
  • Hands on experience in backup, performance tuning and disaster recovery tools and procedures.
  • Technical documentation skills.
  • Proficient in verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, technical presentation and time management skills.
  • Ability to break down complex concepts and data and make them accessible to others.
  • Ability to produce consistent results with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Ability to prioritise and execute in a fast-paced environment with varying requirements and deadlines


How to Apply If you are after a great career opportunity with an excellent work culture, then please apply now!!. For a confidential discussion, please contact Andy Crothers on 02 9431 6535.

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