Sr Database Admin

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United States



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This role can be based remotely in United States

Description and Requirements

BMC helps customers run and reinvent their businesses in the digital age by tackling their IT management challenges, championing their innovation, and celebrating their success.
Every BMC employee has the potential to have a tremendous impact on customer success—and when customers thrive, we all do.

BMC offers bold and fearless career-seekers like you the opportunity to expand your skills, your network, and your horizons as you work to enable customer growth and innovation every day. You will be surrounded by peers who inspire you, drive you, support you, and make you laugh out loud, in an environment that fosters individuality, respect, and personal ambition.

Job Description:

As a Senior PostgreSQL DBA you will be joining a world-class team of BMC Software and focusing on; day-to-day production operational tasks, database administration, architecture, and automation of database services & solutions.

What we are looking for:

·        5-6+ years of experience in PostgreSQL support work

·        Strong backup and restore (pg_dump, physical backup tools) experience

·        Strong database performance tuning

·        Strong SQL Query tuning and development experience

·        Strong troubleshooting skills

·        Solid experience with Postgres PL/pgSQL

·        Replication and failover experience

·        User and object permission management

·        Postgres versions 9.6, 10, 11+

·        Linux command-line operating system experience (Centos/RHEL 7/8 preferred)

·        Linux software install and configuration

·        Scripting and task automation (Bash, Python, Git)

·        Networking as related to database (Linux iptables, DNS, load balancers)

It would be an advantage for you to have:

·        Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)

·        Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure), including cloud DB technologies (RDS, Aurora)

·        Experience with Patroni high availability


It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors. 

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