Senior PostgreSQL Database Engineer

Centurion Consulting Group

Senior PostgreSQL Database Engineer Windsor Mill, MD

We are hiring for a Senior PostgreSQL Database Engineer has subject matter expertise and experience functioning as a PostgreSQL database engineer and administrator, supporting our customer by providing design, build, configuration, test, update, documentation, implementation, operational support, and upgrades for PostgreSQL server databases in multiple infrastructure environments. The candidate shall demonstrate extensive knowledge in PostgreSQL database administration, support, best practices, automation and configuration tools, testing, tool integrations, and communication. The candidate shall demonstrate knowledge of cloud solutions and services in a hybrid cloud environment. The candidate must be self-motivated and show initiative to support and promote solutions that enhance the modern development environment.

Key Required Skills: PostgreSQL Community Edition

Required Skills:

Excellent ability to communicate with team and customer regarding activities supported.

Knowledge of automated methods and best practices for installation and configuration of PostgreSQL and other SQL product tools

Knowledge of the PostgreSQL architecture

Knowledge of how indexes, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching, how statistics work, how indexes are stored, how they can be created and managed effectively.

Implementing operational automation.

Documentation skills for creating processes and procedures

PostgreSQL database operational support skills for educating application development and testing users

Database performance factors, monitoring tools and tuning procedures

Database Management skills, including backup and recovery procedures

Skills in productivity factors and ability to understand impact of problem on overall database performance

Knowledge of fault detection and resolution processes

Skills in database maintenance tools and procedures

Experience with scripting tools

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of Social Security Administration (SSA) modern development environment

Additional experience with alternative database products such as NoSQL, Oracle, MongoDB, GreenPlum

Two years of experience using Python with PostgreSQL

Education: Bachelor’s Degree with 7+ years of experience

Position Details:

Clearance: Ability to Obtain a Public Trust

US Citizenship or Authorization to work in US required

Travel: < 10% (CONUS)

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V

No third parties or subcontractors

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