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PostgreSQL Consultant in Durham, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Number: 31583

PostgreSQL Consultant

Job Description:

Our client, a software, support, consulting and managed services company in Durham, NC, is seeking a driven PostgreSQL Consultant to add to their team! This position reports to a Managing Consultant where you will work both from customer premises and remotely, with customer onsite work estimated at around 50% of the time. When not onsite you will have the ability to work from home if desired. This is a full time, direct hire opportunity that offers competitive benefits and PTO options.


  • PostgreSQL, MySQL and Linux systems consulting

  • Professional Development skills, knowledge and processes

  • Perform marketing activities such as blogging, conference attendance, etc

  • Query tuning

  • Administrative work as assigned

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Able to take direction and work through defined processes

  • Positive attitude

  • Willingness to spend their time learning and innovating

  • Problem solver who can think for themselves

  • Attention to detail


  • 5+ Years PostgreSQL Administration

  • Detailed understanding of the PostgreSQL Architecture and internals

  • Understanding and working knowledge of various extensions in PostgreSQL

  • 3+ Years MySQL Administration

  • Understanding of replication and high availability tools and methods. Including knowledge on High Availability and Connection Pooling and Load Balancing PostgreSQL workloads

  • PostgreSQL Parameter Tuning

  • Must have a detailed understanding on tuning Memory parameters in PostgreSQL.

  • Problem solver skills

  • Basic understanding of Innodb

  • Knowledge on plpgsql advantageous

  • Strong shell skills

  • Strong ability to troubleshoot in a linux environment

  • Must have team player attitude

  • Willingness to travel often, up to 50% delivery onsite

Other Information:

  • Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.