Senior Database engineer

St. Louis, MO

Post Date: 04/16/2018 Job ID: 137435 Job Category: Software Dev. - General/IT

Are you looking for a new and challenging opportunity? Do you have experience with Databases? Technology Partners can help you make your next big career move a reality.



Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented person for a Senior Database engineer position.



What You Will Be Doing:

You will demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will display excellent collaborative skills to facilitate cross-functional teams. You will have the ability to work with team members located in multiple geographies and time zones. You will also have the ability to work with minimal supervision seeking direction as required. You will configure and set up new Postgresql installations. You will review existing configurations and installations and provide design decisions for improvements to platform environments. You will implement proactive monitoring of all databases to predict and diagnose the majority of problems before they impact application performance or user experience. You will also implement backup strategies and performs upgrades and patching. You will also implement database replication, failover, and redundancy strategies. You will develop architectures to migrate data and entire databases; implement and deliver on the architecture for migrating databases. You will also undertake periodic upgrades of database schema and perform testing and verification of released database schema upgrades. You will perform production level support and be part of the on-call rotation when required. You will work with EnterpriseDB support when required. You will also work with multiple application teams and developers. You will create and maintain documentation, procedures and best practice guides for database deployment and maintenance. You will lead and set the direction for use of best practices and application database solutions. You will work with management to plan and implement new strategies including new tools and products that provide data services.



What We Are Looking For:

  • Thorough understanding and significant experience of database backup & recovery, performance monitoring, performance tuning, data manipulation, data migration and advanced replication technologies.

  • Highly knowledgeable of Postgresql architecture and RDBMS inner workings, and No SQL

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.

  • Experience with High Availability architecture.

  • Solid experience in SQL with extensive experience as a Database Administrator in large organizations.

  • Proficient with Postgresql installation and configuration, particularly Postgresql Plus Advanced Server from EnterpriseDB.

  • Proficient with Postgresql monitoring and alerting tools/processes.

  • Proficient in setup, configuration and monitoring of Postgresql binary and logical data replication solutions.

  • Proficient with collecting diagnostics and tuning Postgresql as well as SQL tuning.

  • Proficient with Postgresql prodecdural languages (PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python).

  • Proficient with Linux (RedHat)

  • Working knowledge of Data Modelling.

  • Working knowledge of scripting languages, (Bash, KSH, perl, etc)



If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK! We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:



  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401(k) retirement plan

  • Long and Short-Term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Direct deposit

  • Referral program



Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let's go!



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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

Scott Lawler


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