Sr. Big Data Database Administrator
Our client is a technology company in the advertising industry that has become the fastest growing demand-side platform in the industry. With integrations into every major advertising exchange, we handle well over 4 trillion requests every month and growing.
We are looking to hire a Big Data Database Administrator who will work in collaboration with our engineering team to ensure aligned execution of database related activities. You enjoy investigating database problems, performance issues, and evaluating best practices to ensure optimal performance on the platform.
KEY DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide day-to-day support and maintenance for Vertica databases for our platform. This includes, but is not limited to: administration, analysis, support, proactive monitoring, troubleshooting, recoverability, security, installation, and design Investigating potential problems and issues raised by users Monitoring database events and continuously optimizing system performance through troubleshooting and tuning Work with engineering team to automate reactive procedures and promote rapid response to database issues.
5+ years of Database Administration experience supporting mission critical relational databases Considerable experience and knowledge of Vertica Analytic Database. Equivalent experience with other MPP SQL technologies like Greenplum, Teradata, Netezza, or even open source may be acceptable alternatives for the right candidate. Proficiency with OLAP Database Environments Full systems lifecycle experience (from requirements to delivery) of database projects Experience designing, building, installing, configuring, supporting, and maintaining high-volume, large database systems Top-notch troubleshooting and analytical problem-solving skills Experience with database design and management aspects for various compliance programs, such as Sarbanes-Oxley or PCI, is a big plus.