Salary: $58 – $63 per Hour
CosmosDB/Postgres DBA Fort Worth, Texas
We are looking for a skilled Database Administrator (DBA) to help architect and manage our client’s Azure-based CosmosDB and PostgreSQL database environments. The position will be responsible for ongoing database administration of existing environments including defining, planning, implementing, and supporting client’s cloud-based CosmosDB and PostgreSQL databases for the enterprise. You will perform deployments and configurations of CosmosDB and PostgreSQL in Azure; configure Azure key vaults, service principles, etc.; and, perform backups, data recovery and data migration activities as needed. You will interface with customers to gather requirements and provide production support. Perform cloud-native application development. Provide subject matter expertise and reports to auditors as required. Identify and provide solutions to performance issues in multiple database environments. Will coach other team members on how to perform database administration in Azure CosmosDB and PostgreSQL technologies. Participates in 24/7 on-call support.
5+ Years experience as a DBA designing and building simple-to-complex database structures from data models is required. Significant and demonstrable Azure, CosmosDB and PostgreSQL experience is mandatory. Experience with CITUS extension for PostgreSQL HA clusters running in Azure needed. Experience in database problem identification, problem diagnosis and resolution is required. Must understand cloud-based database technologies and guide the client in implementing appropriate solutions. Prefer experience with data connectors between Azure PostgreSQL and on-prem services and systems. Knowledge in coding practices and cloud-native application development and testing. Is a strong plus. Knowledge in GitHub repository technology is also a plus. Excellent communication is essential – ability to explain a technical problem to various roles including management is a must.
Desired skills: DBA, Database Administrator, Azure, CosmosDB, PostgreSQL, CITUS, HA clusters, GitHub.