PostGres Performance Tuning DBA

at Apex Systems Inc

location Reston, Virginia

Updated on Nov 26, 2018

Contract Position
12 month(s)

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Pay Rate $45.50 per hour

Experience 3-7 Years

Eligibility H-1B visa, Green Card, US citizen


Information Technology Services


Not Specified

Job ID


Working Remotely Allowed



In person interview required.

Primary Skills: Jira, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Angular, KORNSHELL, Oracle Applications, Python, PL/SQL, Java, Oracle

Job Description:
Conceptualizes designs, develops, integrates, deploys and maintains the data layer and data components by applying specialized knowledge of information, data and database management disciplines to provide world-class solutions for our clients.

Required Skills:
• 7+ years overall software industry experience. 

Combination of: 
• 5+ years Java development 
• 5+ years of scripting languages such as korn-shells and Python 
• 2+ years of front-end frameworks such as AngularJS 
• Experience using tools like JIRA and Confluence, etc. 
• PostgreSQL hands-on experience in writing, troubleshooting and performance tuning SQL queries, stored procedures, packages, functions. 
• Oracle PL/SQL expertise and in-depth knowledge of enterprise level development and tuning. 
• Experience in converting existing Oracle 12c DB solutions/applications to PostgreSQL or data warehouse such as Netezza and AWS Redshift. 
• Experience building an automation focused culture, both in testing and build/deploy 
• Willing to learn database administration 
• Have passion in learning new technologies and willing to go outside of comfort zone. 
• Serve on-call rotation and occasional weekend works. 

Nice to Have:
• DBA experience with one or more of Oracle, Postgres, AWS RDS. 
• Knowledge and experience in Data Warehousing (30TB+) is preferred 
• Experience in database design, development and data modeling 
• Experience in agile development 
• Experiences developing applications in AWS 
• Experience with configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef, or Ansible. 
• Ability to troubleshoot database performance issues in a production environment.

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

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