Senior PostgreSQL DBA in Baltimore, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

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    Baltimore, MD
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior PostgreSQL DBA with our industry-leading client in Baltimore, MD.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Our client has an immediate need for a highly motivated Senior PostgreSQL DBA to provide database development expertise and hands on implementation of an application using the latest open-source server-side java script technologies on the Node platform and other related open source products accessing an AWS RDS/PostgreSQL database.  
  • The candidate must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust. 
  • Hands-on experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment pipelines and Database/Schema as Code tools and approaches. 8+ years
  • PostgreSQL 11 and 12 pgAdmin 4.8 - 3+ years
  • Strong SQL for database query and data updates in Production
  • Analyze database changes requested by the Agile development teams for impacts to database designs, naming standards, design standards, data conversions, and documentation.
  • Experience analyzing and tuning queries to improve query performance.
  • Hands-on experience with scripting to automate database changes/baselines including bash, pgplsql, or groovy (Jenkins).
  • Knowledge of installation, maintenance and administration of PostgreSQL and configuration within AWS RDS.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills necessary to collaborate effectively with customers and other team members
  • Experience with large enterprise solutions including but not limited to high availability, disaster recovery, and data management.
  • Hands-on experience and in depth knowledge of AWS database offerings (e.g. RDS, Aurora, and Dynamo).
  • Experience with transforming data from Legacy databases into archival data stores.
  • Experience developing databases with an Agile development process and ceremonies including scrums, planning events, backlog grooming, retrospectives and demos.
  • Experience with Jenkins CI/CD tools and scripting.
  • Experience with Liquibase and LiquiGen plug-in.
  • Experience with Replication and Change Data Capture (CDC) techniques and tools.
  • Experience with data conversion and management strategies
  • Experience with database partitioning and micro-services
  • Operating System and Infrastructure experience with RedHat Linux and Windows 10.
  • Experience with source code versioning with Git, Bitbucket, or other source control tools.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, concentrate, and to pay attention to detail.
  • Bachelor’s degree and +8 years of experience
Job ID: 346911

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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