PostgreSQL DBA


Washington, DC

Industry: Government


Not Specified years

Posted 371 days ago

  by    Mark Seemueller

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CyberData Technologies, an established technology solution provider based in Herndon, Virginia, is looking to expand its growing team. We are an industry leader in delivering enterprise class solutions for our federal clients. CyberData ranked 30th Fastest Growing Federal Contractors in Washington Technology2008 Fast 50, and is an Inc. 500 company. Our employees are our greatest asset and we are committed to their professional development and growth. We provide competitive salaries, bonuses, generous benefit packages, and paid time off to balance work and personal commitments.


Job Location: College Park, MD 


Project Summary:

Our Federal customer provides hosting and support of mission-critical systems in an enterprise virtual Linux environment. This exciting project will be developing, migrating, and maintaining enterprise database systems. The successful candidate will be a skilled database administrator with experience in administering PostgreSQL RDBMS.  


Job Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Maintain, monitor, and support complex, mission-critical software systems in an operational 24x7 enterprise environment
  • Rotational on-call after hours support for a 24x7/365 environment
  • Set up and maintain PostgreSQL Enterprise database environment for operational dissemination program supporting an environmental scientific community 
  • Database monitoring, performance tuning, and administration
  • Perform database updates and patches to support the system
  • Write SQL and shell scripts for database administration
  • Install new software releases, system upgrades, evaluate and install patches and resolve software and hardware related problems. 


Required Skills (but not limited to): 


  • Expertise in PostgreSQL database administration
  • Expertise in MySQL database administration
  • Extensive experience with relational database administration
  • Experience with Linux/Unix operating system, specific experience with Red Hat Linux preferred
  • Willing to perform rotational on-callsupport in a 24x7/365 operational environment
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities effectively
  • Excellent written and oral yskills 


Desired Skills: 

  • Experience with PostGIS
  • Experience with Linux/Unix scripting including shell scripting, and Python
  • Experience with PostgreSQL supporting a Geospatial environment
  • Understanding of ESRI GeoSpatial architecture suite
  • Experiencesupporting scientific data systems 
  • Experiencesupporting a 24x7 mission-critical system
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Big Brother or Check_MK
$100K - $120K