08/02 Prem Raja
Operations Manager at Mobolutions India Private Limited

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Mobolutions - Senior PostgreSQL/DBA Engineer - SQL/Shell Scripting (3-10 yrs)

Chennai Job Code: 409614

Job Purpose :

- We are looking for a great PostgreSQL DBA responsible for full life cycle support of client and internal database(s).

- The DBA works within an environment of rapid growth and must anticipate and respond effectively to needs as they emerge.

- This position is expected to design, develop, enhance and monitor all production and test databases that exist within the technical architecture.

- The Database Administrator will be working with development, providing technical and operational support activities of Database Servers, including logical and physical database design support, troubleshooting, performance monitoring, tuning, and optimizing.

Duties and responsibilities :

- Responsible for the monitoring and uptime of all production databases.

- Estimate PostgreSQL database capacities; develop methods for monitoring database capacity and usage.

- Lead efforts to develop and improve procedures for automated monitoring and proactive intervention, reducing any need downtime.

- Develop Stored Procedures and Database Triggers in support of application development.

- Participate in application development projects and be responsible for the database architecture and design.

- Participate in the creation of development, staging, and production database instances, and the migration from one environment to another.

- Responsible for developer SQL code review to ensure queries are optimized and tuned to perform efficiently prior to production release.

- Responsible for regular backups and recovery of databases.

- Responsible for regular maintenance on databases (e.g., Vacuum, Reindexing, Archiving).

- Responsible for pro-active remediation of database operational problems.

- Responsible for Query tuning and preventative

Qualifications :

- Must have strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills.

- Must have experience in PostgreSQL database architecture, logical and physical design, automation, documentation, installs, shell scripting, PL/ SQL programming, catalog navigation, query tuning, system tuning, resource contention analysis, backup and recovery, standby, replication, etc.

- Must have strong knowledge of Linux.

- Strong understanding of command line and server administration.

- Knowledge of shell scripting (e.g., Bash, Perl).

- Understanding of any web application framework.

- Technical certifications a plus.

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