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Senior PostgreSQL Database Administrator

Company: Medical Science & Computing, LLC (MSC)
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewMedical Science & Computing, (MSC), a Dovel Company, is seeking a skilled Senior PostgreSQL Database Administrator to join our team supporting our client at the National Institutes of Health, (NIH). This position is immediately available remotely, but post-pandemic will required to be onsite in Bethesda, MD (when it is safe to return to campus).Duties & ResponsibilitiesInstall, configure, administer and patch -- on-premises, Amazon RDS, PostgreSQL and MySQL.Implement database backup and recovery strategy.Maintain data integrity and database performance, stability and scalability.Proactivity monitor the health of databases and make recommendations to optimize performance and efficiency.Diagnose and resolve database, network, and firewall issues.Collaborate with various teams in developing system hardware layouts, configuring firewall rules, tuning, and load testing of mission-critical database systems. - - - -Comply with database security standards.Document database administration and management related processes and procedures. - - - -Provide support to the application developers, including, but not limited to data refresh, SQL and PL/pgSQL performance tuning and best practice recommendations.Conduct code reviews with application developers. -Automate database administration and maintenance activities.Assist with routine Oracle database administration tasks.RequirementsRequired Qualifications:5+ years of extensive experience as a Production PostgreSQL DBA.2+ years of experience with MySQL.3+ years of AWS RDS management experience.Proficient in relational database management system and principles, network and database security. -Advanced understanding of database backup and recovery strategies.Advanced understanding of high availability solutions and strategies.Proficient with SQL and performance tuning. -Strong scripting language experience (any shell scripting).Fluent in Linux command line utilities and operations.Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail. - - - -Self-driven and ability to meet goals and deadlines.Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure in a fast paced work environment.Ability to work directly with cross-functional teams to resolve application issues.Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.24x7 on-call experience (selected candidate must be willing to be on call for a week once a month)Must be available for after hours and weekend work (as needed).Preferred Qualifications:Preferred experience with Oracle.#LI-KP1

Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance, including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse, and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.Job SummaryJob ID: 2022-11975# of Openings: 1Job Location(s): US-MD-BethesdaPosted Date: 2 weeks ago(6/1/2022 2:02 PM)Category: Information Technology

Keywords: Medical Science & Computing, LLC (MSC), Bethesda , Senior PostgreSQL Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Bethesda, Maryland

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