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PostgreSQL Consultant in Durham, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

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Job Number: 30324

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

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