EnterpriseDB $80k - $110k+ p/y
F/T - US Remote + 60% travel
Senior Postgres Consultant Remote w/ Travel
The position will be home based with travel to client sites across the US – must have practical access to a major airport.
Must have at minimum three years professional experience with Postgres.
PostgreSQL is a rapidly growing open source database project, and EnterpriseDB is at the forefront of making PostgreSQL successful in enterprises of all sizes. Key to making our customers successful is a world class consulting organization. We are looking to hire great people to keep up with the pace of our customers. We are looking for a customer facing person who can work on site and remotely with clients to deliver EnterpriseDB technical services. This includes understanding their business, developing recommendations, coding, and delivering training where appropriate. The ideal candidate has a strong blend of people skills and in depth knowledge of database deployments, and has the ability to organize weak or vaguely constructed customer requirements, and turn them into successful engagements with the customer. Communication skills, both written and verbal are as important as technical skills. In addition to delivering technical services, this person in this role will provide feedback to sales and sales engineering for new business opportunities, as well as working with development engineering on helping to define the evolution of our products. This position requires significant travel.
Evaluate customer deployments of PostgreSQL, Postgres Plus and Postgres Plus Advanced Server and make recommendations on how to improve them.
Work to develop Services proposals to achieve customer needs/targets.
Familiarity with programming languages like C, C++, PHP, python, Java or Ruby to guide customers in the development of custom Postgres-based applications
Deliver PostgreSQL Postgres Plus and Postgres Plus Advanced Server courses over the web and on site.
Perform database Migrations from Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL to PostgreSQL
Performance tune and make performance tuning recommendations to existing database deployments
Set up High Availability configurations using PostgreSQL
Implement backup strategies and performs upgrades and patching
Develop architectures to migrate data and entire databases; implement and deliver on the architecture migrating databases
Have a Bachelor or Masters of Science in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent experience
At least three years of DBA level experience for PostgreSQL or Oracle
Be well versed in SQL
Be familiar with database design and building applications for PostgreSQL, Oracle, or other databases