Leidos has ongoing needs for Senior PostgreSQL DBAs capable of designing and implementing a community edition PostgreSQL platform at enterprise level for our SSA ITSSC II program in Baltimore, MD.
This position will be responsible for:
Administration of PostgreSQL databases throughout the development and production lifecycles.
Strong Scripting and Automation.
Strong experience DEVOPS.
Strong experience with RDS.
Design and develop logical and physical database designs from customer requirements.
Provide advice and support to development resources.
Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures.
Supporting the standing standards, policies and procedures of the customer team.
Provide mentorship to group members and will be expected to help develop and support mid and junior level staff.
May be scheduled for after hours on-call support and will be required to apply production packages during non-peak hours
The role will include other duties as directed by management to include:
Day to day administration of community release PostgreSQL databases in AWS EC2 and RDS
Collaborate with development, architecture, and release teams, providing architectural design recommendations, driving standards for effective PostgreSQL transition to production operations.
Recognized by the industry or industry contributor for PostgreSQL
In depth knowledge of the PostgreSQL architecture
Drive end to end availability, performance monitoring, and capacity planning for PostgreSQL, using different tools
Implement automated methods and industry best practices for consistent installation and configuration of PostgreSQL for production and non-production environments
Conduct technical reviews and Walkthroughs of system design documentation with development and design team members.
Manage backup and recovery functions for a PostgreSQL environment
Proactively monitor and setup alerting mechanism for both database and supporting hardware to ensure system health and maximum availability
Create users, establish database security, create resource queue, performance tuning in terms of query execution etc.
Plan and coordinate system upgrades.
Perform capacity monitoring and short and long-term capacity planning in collaboration with development resources, system administrators and system architects
Manage Disaster Recovery environment
Identify and resolve incidents and address to user problems/concerns
Generate reports of all processes and jobs currently running on PostgreSQL with details like users, start and end time, CPU Usage and time, Memory usage, IO Time, locking etc.
5 years of below technologies: Expertise in implementing Ansible automation, Experience in Python, Experience in agile and DevOps methodologies implementation
Considered a leader in the field
Experience with cloud environment, AWS
Liquibase – Database Change management tool.
Database Administration (DBA) skills
Database (PostgreSQL v9.6 and above) - 7 years
AWS RDS – 2 years
Ansible – 3 years
Shell Scripting – 10 years
Python – 7 years
AWS (EC2 & S3) – 4 year
Git and Atlassian suites (Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket) –5 years.
Bachelors Degree plus 12 years of related IT experience or Masters Degree with 10 years of IT experience or professional IT certifications may be considered.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Database Management
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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