Sr. DBA/PostgreSQL

HNW Inc.
New York, NY
Job Type:
Yrs of Exp:
7+ to 10 years

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Position Summary: Manage, administer and maintain our database infrastructure ensuring data integrity, security and performance. We are looking for a senior database guru to own our entire data architecture and infrastructure. This position will be responsible for ensuring a solid foundation and will be integral in growing and evolving our product suite. Responsibilities: 24x7 management of database servers Implement and maintain security and data encryption Design and document database architecture and modeling based on business requirements Create shell scripts for task automation Analyze and sustain capacity and performance requirements Analyze, consolidate and tune database for optimal efficiency Monitor systems and platforms for availability Oversee backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover Install and test upgrades and patches Evaluate and recommend new database technologies including data warehouse and reporting technologies Required Qualifications: 8+ years DBA experience, Some experience with PostgreSQL and related technologies is a plus Knowledge of Postgres v8+ and its upgrade history is a plus Experience upgrading Expert Linux administrator skills Complete understanding of RDBM concepts and normalization Experience with JBoss, Apache, mod_jk configuration Experience with LDAP/Kerberos/Samba integrations with Active Directory Posses a solid understanding of database system performance Managing MySQL and data feeds Experience tuning complex SQL queries involving sub-selects, views, triggers, rules, and procedures Experience managing multiple database servers in a 24x7 environment Ability to collaborate with developers on complete application solutions BA/BS degree in computer science or similar Excellent communication and presentation skills Preferred Qualifications: Ability to manage and configure Postfix MTA, cyrus IMAP, CVS, and Git Knowledge of Cisco networking and ASA configuration Knowledge of email deliverability strategies Knowledge of Apache server hardening and general information security ninja Knowledge of VMware vSphere 4/5 Familiarity with configuration and environment management tools (e.g. Foreman, Puppet) About HNW: We drive the dialogue between brands, sales forces and consumers. HNW is a marketing and technology firm with a twist. We serve organizations that rely on distributed marketing through individuals, whether they are called advisors, relationship managers or client service representatives. As our name suggests, for more than a decade we’ve earned a reputation for engaging high-net-worth consumers in the most demanding area of financial services—wealth management. More important, we’re fluent in the strategies, content and media that enable us to create digital tools and communications that deliver results where it counts: on the front line. HNW is headquartered in New York City. We offer qualified candidates the opportunity to excel in a creative, collegial and entrepreneurial environment. Our company has been characterized by high growth, and employees work in dynamic, multidisciplinary teams. We have a competitive benefit package which includes medical, vision, dental. For more information on HNW please visit [

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