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PostgreSQL Database Administrator at West Corporation

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Dublin, Ohio

Job Description:
Connecting people with each other and the right information is mission-critical. Intrado, formerly West develops innovative cloud-based technology to make it easier, more effective and more efficient to make the right connections. Our solutions put people in sync with each other and the right information, so they gain the insight needed to reach better decisions on the issues that matter most. We do it with a laser focus on reliability.

Intrado is a leading provider of technology-driven, communication services, serving Fortune 1000 companies and other clients in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, retail, financial services, public safety, technology and healthcare. For more than 30 years, we have been leading the way in hosted and cloud-based solutions.

Our Global Technology Services department is currently seeking a PostgreSQL Database Administrator to provide day to day production administration support, monitoring and troubleshooting to Intrado's SQL Server footprint. This role supports several lines of our business, ensuring uptime of the servers 24x7. This role can work from our Mobile, Longmont, Dublin or Omaha office.

Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Create, design, develop and implement logical and physical database schemas and tables
  • Optimize database architecture schema and structures, to include files, tables, and table spaces
  • Develop scripts, documentation, and procedures for database administration and testing
  • Establish periodic schedules to test validity of backups and ability to perform restores
  • Ensure data backups do not exceed configured space
  • Establish query standards for accessing databases of different sizes, selecting and upgrading recommended attributes
  • Provide tuning and performance of the database environment by monitoring optimum values for database parameters
  • Respond with a sense of urgency to production impacting problems
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS or a related field required, however equivalent experience may be substituted for educational requirements
  • Industry related certifications are preferred, but not required
Experience and Technical Skills
  • 2 years of database administration experience
  • Production experience PostgreSQL 8, 9 or 10 - installation/configuration, indexing/partitioning, transfering data and transaction logs, backup/recovery/PITR, etc.
  • Production experience with MySQL and/or DB2
  • Experience with Shell scripting
  • Experience upgrading and migrating to the cloud
  • Solid understanding of high availability failover replication

Our solutions connect people with each other, and the information needed to gain insights for better decisions on the issues that matter most - Information to Insight.

Intrado has sales and/or operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Latin and South America and is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and Other Protected Categories.

This position will be posted for 14 days or until the position is filled.