Postgres Database Engineer in Alpharetta, GA at MDI Group

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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Postgres Database Engineer 

Atlanta, GA 

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MDI is seeking a Postgres Database Engineer. The Database Engineers are expected to be results-oriented, have knowledge of new and legacy technologies, have knowledge of the relevant platforms and environments, and be familiar with the business process, functions and data within their domain to provide innovative, insightful and secure solutions in a highly agile work environment


  • Implement automated methods and industry best practices for consistent installation and configuration of PostgreSQL for production and non-production environments
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders (Product Managers, Architects, Developers, Service Managers, and Scrum Masters) to gather requirements and engineer solutions that meet business need and in alignment with the overall vision.
  • Continually automate routine operational database tasks and provide the customers with options to self-service their requirements
  • Develop highly available Database systems that can sustain operational and disaster scenarios
  • Eliminate technical debt across Database infrastructure 
  • Research, recommend and introduce new technologies and new uses of existing technologies partnering with development partners and other subject matter experts
  • Optimize the database infrastructure by proactively gathering necessary metrics to analyze and forecast the DB resources and minimize or eliminate any database related impact.
  • Be the database subject matter expert/partner for the development teams and work with them to ensure the database is always performing  at the best possible levels
  • Create efficiencies by identifying and providing solutions that automate all aspects of planning, provisioning, and maintaining Database infrastructure.
  • Frequently is a liaison between vendors, developers, clients, infrastructure engineers and management. Enhances customer service and relationships with clients


  • Subject Matter Expertise:
    • In depth knowledge in Data Modeling/Data Architecture, Database infrastructure Architecture, Design, and implementation for RDBMS, NO SQL and Big Data technologies
    • 5+ years of experience in PostgresSQL thru Version 10
    • 5+ years of experience configuring, implementing and supporting large highly available PostgresSQL environments using streaming replication/logshipping. Experienced with failover manager, Replication Server, and Active/Passive clustering and Hot standby. 
    • Experienced with Enterprise manager, SPL coding, pgSQL
    • Expert in  Backup/restore(pg_dump), disaster recovery principles and practices, including planning, testing, and implementation

Reach out to MDI Group today to learn more about this excellent opportunity. 


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