PostgreSQL Database Administrator (DBA)

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Description and Requirements

We are looking for a passionate and highly experienced PostgreSQL Database Administrator to help build the next-gen data migration and Automation platform on the cloud and assist on-Prem to AWS migrations from SQL Server to PostgreSQL.


  • You will be responsible for implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of system health for high-concurrency PostgreSQL database systems ensuring the availability and consistent performance, supporting product development teams.
  • Build high-scale data pipelines and data infrastructure for migrating SQLServer and Oracle DB to PostgreSQL on AWS RDB.
  • Specific experience in complex large data architectures using AWS Aurora PostgreSQL and AWS data lake (S3 and Glue) with IAM roles and KMS key encryption.
  • Resolve database performance and scalability issues and implement Performance
  • Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Design and implement scalable database schemas and configurations, File system layout, Physical partitioning, Sharding and Replication, incremental backups, Restores, and recovery models.
  • Implement High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for PostgreSQL
  • Develop DevOps policies and procedures as it relates to PostgreSQL
  • Manage PostgreSQL databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems dealing with upgrades.
  • Refines and automates regular processes, tracks issues, and documents changes.
  • Assists developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
  • Provides on-call support, as part of team rotation, for critical production systems.
  • Performs pre-scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
  • Design and implement a complex system to combine and merge data from multiple database servers into a target database.
  • Create complex queries to produce materialized views collating data from multiple servers based on which server is deemed authoritative for each record.


  • You have strong experience with PostgreSQL and it has been your primary database for a minimum of 3-5 years as a lead.
  • Deep understanding of systems performance of PostgreSQL, and advanced knowledge of Postgres internals
  • Understand automation concepts to speed up the work Using Ansible
  • Experience implementing high availability by setting up either streaming replication or logical replication and decoding
  • Expertise implementing Foreign Data Wrappers to sync data across multiple PostgreSQL servers and Advanced query tuning for large data sets
  • Knows backup solutions and strategies
  • Knows HA solutions and strategies
  • Knows proxy usage as it relates to Postgres
  • Ability to troubleshoot methodically, identifying and applying fixes for known errors, and when necessary, capacity to think outside of the box to resolve complex issues
  • Experience with system performance counters and metrics relevant to the operation of high-concurrency PostgreSQL implementations, and resolve database performance and scalability issues

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