Job#: 2002448

Job Description:

If interested please send your resume to [email protected]
Overview: Part of the Cloud Enablement team, have DynamoDB in use already, but expanding cloud data reach to Postgres RDS and Aurora. Maturing Relational database management on the cloud. Described their team as "consulting"--working with different application teams to understand their applications and data access requirements, set them up for success, and align to the cloud data strategy.
Role Notes:
• Key areas of focus for DBA: availability and failover, scaling and capacity planninug, database modeling, query monitoring and performance tuning (eventually)
• Need to scale to multi-region availability, largely using Terraform, to develop a comprehensive availability and failover solution.
• Team size: ~6 FTEs, 3 onsite, 2-3 nearshore
• Looking for an L1/more mid-level candidate
• Has built out disaster recovery/backup solutions for DynamoDB, but not RDS or Aurora. Will not be responsible for building that solution necessarily (will fall to more Senior team) but will be responsible for working with Application teams, understanding their Application availability needs and working with them to identify the appropriate solution.
• Database modeling required for storage optimization as they spin up their RDS and Aurora instances
• Query monitoring--using Cloudwatch and Datadog. Nice to have if they can performance tune/optimize queries (will eventually take on that responsibility) but basic level need to identify major issues/bottlenecks. Must Haves:
• AWS RDS and Aurora databases
• Database modeling
• Database monitoring
• Understanding of AWS availability zones/multi-region distribution Nice to Have:
• Terraform
• SQL query performance tuning
• Cloudwatch and/or Datadog









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Employee Type:

San Antonio, TX, US

Job Type:
Applications and Data Management

Date Posted:
November 8, 2023