Senior Postgres Database Administrator

  • Company:
    Global Relay
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
  • Category:
    IT & Software

Your Role:The Senior Postgres Database Administrator is responsible for the performance, integrity, security, monitoring, maintenance and support of Global Relay”s Production Postgres database systems.This includes contributing to the on-going development, installation, configuration, support, and maintenance of database scripts, custom reports, data extracts, storage/capacity planning, performance tuning, and optimization to ensure the highest level of database and application performance.Your Job:Perform routine archiving, security, and auditing related tasks, according to applicable policies and proceduresSupport client database functions, including data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) servicesMonitor, support, and maintain all internal and external databasesProvide management reports, customer reports, and data extractsConduct research and analysis to contribute to the on-going improvement of database performance, functionality, and availabilityAssist in the planning and execution of database related maintenance and upgradesAssist with space management initiatives and database migration projectsEnsure that all issues in staging and production environments are addressed quicklyContribute and provide support for the development and build of database systems of high availability and quality based on business and product requirementsMake recommendations on existing and future storage and system infrastructureProvide proactive and reactive data management support and assistance to end-usersAssist with the enforcement of documented database policies, procedures and standardsMonitor database capacity and efficiencyAbout You:Minimum of 10 years of experience with PostgreSQLdatabase administrationExperience in database architecture modeling, design, and implementationKnowledge of database performance tuning and query optimizationAbility to work with agile teams to support dynamic and high-availability environmentsStrong knowledge of database backups/restores, clustering, mirroring, and replicationExperience in documentation and presentation of technical tasks and implementation plansPrevious experience working in an environment with formally structured IT Operational processes including work request ticket management, incident management, change management, problem managementAbility to develop and maintain positive working relationships, working effectively in a team environment and independently as neededAbility to adapt to change and work well under pressure, while multi-tasking and managing numerous projectsAbility to take on internal operational initiatives as a prime or leadExcellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong organizational, problem solving, and documentation skillsDatabase certification and service management certifications such as ITIL are considered an assetExperience running and supporting a global 24×7 internet based service or product is considered an assetSolid understanding of networking/firewall concepts and their role within an application development environment is considered an assetGlobal Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving,information governance,surveillance, andeDiscoverysolutions tothe global financesector.We help financial services firms preserve and supervise their communications data for regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and litigation readiness.We deliverourservices toover 20,000customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supportsemail, instant messaging, text, market data chat, social media, enterprise social networking, voice, trade data, websites, and more.Recently, we also launched a compliant messaging platform specifically for the finance industry.Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in six other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.Over the years, we have won several major awards, including:Company of the Year from the BC Tech AssociationCanada’s 50 Best Small and Medium EmployersCanada’s Top Employers for Young PeopleCanada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate CulturesCanada’s Best Managed Companies– PlatinumTechnology Fast 50 – LeadershipWe provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, we offer invaluable opportunities for doing business with some of the world’s largest, most influential firms. Our company is also perfect for those who want to create cool technology using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on mobile.To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement,