MongoDB/PostgreSQL DBA ( Database Administrator Specialist)

Location: McLean, VA

Responsibilities Include:

• Provide DBA support on all aspects of databases administration including provisioning, backup/recovery, replication, deployment and real time production troubleshooting responsibilities on MongoDB and PostgreSQL platforms.
• Install, configure, monitor, upgrade and maintain database in production and non-production environments
• Provide 24x7 on call DBA support for production environment on rotation schedule and on adhoc need basis
• Provide Database deployment support for Test and Production environments
• Diagnose and address database performance issues using performance monitors and various tuning techniques
• Interact with Systems administrators on Linix/Unix/VM operating systems issues related to Databases
• Able to write database provisioning, maintenance and reporting automation scripts
• Configure and maintain Database High availability
• Support data replication
• Troubleshoot database production problems and database connectivity issues
• Implement DR solutions
• Ability to work well as a team and as an individual with minimal supervision

Basic requirements:

• More than 10 years of experience in Database administration
• Solid hands on experience with Database technologies – MongoDB and RDS/Postgres
• Extensive Database performance tuning experience
• Deep knowledge of industry-standard, enterprise-class best practices for a large database environment
• Good experience with AWS Cloud and Linux/VM platform
• Deep understanding of HA, DR Database and storage technologies Data replication
• Experience implementing, supporting and auditing database security
• Hands on automation experience with Python, YAML, Unix Shell scripting, etc.

Preferred Skills:

• Experience supporting Big Data Hadoop platforms
• Experience with relational database management such as MSSQL/Oracle/DB2/Sybase.
• Experience with Database monitoring tools
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Experience working in virtual environment using VMware
• Database and Cloud vendor certification