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Postgres Database Administrator (DBA) job

CavulusAustin, TX
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Company Description

Founded in 2006, Cavulus is a leading software and services company for health insurers. We are a cloud-native, fully remote company that creates innovative solutions to automate marketing, sales, enrollment, and compliance functions, primarily in the Medicare Advantage market. We serve more than 35 health plans, which have experienced market growth outpacing the industry average by 20 percent.

Job Description

Job Description

This is a Full Time Work From Home Position.

Cavulus is seeking a Postgres database administrator with strong database scripting and automation skills. The successful candidate will have experience managing Postgres databases in an AWS environment through scripted, repeatable processes, and working closely with development teams to tune queries for performance.

Responsibilities

  • Write scripts to fully automate configuration and maintenance of databases including creation of fully configured database environments, data migration, monitoring, and release management.
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours
  • Understand how the company's application/product uses the databases and work with the application development team to optimize schema, queries, stored procedures, and functions to achieve optimum application performance with respect to the database.
  • Perform peer review of changes to the production databases.
  • Implement and maintain a CI/CD process for database updates for software releases.

Requirements

  • Must be detail orientated and have excellent communication skills.
  • Bachelors Degree in CS or similar; with 5+ years of DBA / database development experience in MySQL, Postgres, or AWS Aurora.
  • Experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS) using EC2 and RDS databases.
  • Extensive experience in performance tuning, query optimization, replication techniques, clustering, authentication, partitioning and security issues in a SaaS operations environment.
  • Experience with database security concepts, including access, auditing, and encryption.
  • Development experience in Bash and PL/pgSQL required; Ruby, Python, or Golang experience preferred.
  • Experience with DevOps environments using configuration management systems such as Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, or Puppet preferred.

Benefits

  • Full Time Work From Home Position
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k/Roth Plans with Company Matching Contributions
  • Paid Time Off

Team

Most of our team works over 40 hours most weeks. Not because of unrealistic deadlines, but rather because we love what we do and strive to be the best. We choose to work hard because it is rewarding. Our contributions are acknowledged by our managers, and our successes praised. We empower our team to make decisions rather than asking for approval. Micromanaging doesn't exist here. We encourage taking risks and sometimes failing, because we understand that's how we get better.

We believe our philosophy builds trust, encourages growth, and drives new ideas. We believe in each other. If you're the type of person that has always looked at things and wished you had the autonomy to fix them without red tape, knowing you have a team that will back you up, this might be the place for you.

Estimated annual salary
$98,175
average
Minimum
$77,522
Maximum
$120,455

TASKS

  • Test programs or databases, correct errors, and make necessary modifications.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
  • Modify existing databases and database management systems or direct programmers and analysts to make changes.
  • Specify users and user access levels for each segment of database.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • MathematicsKnowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • English LanguageKnowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • TelecommunicationsKnowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
Work From HomeHealth Insurance
Dental InsuranceVacation & Paid Time Off
401K PlanVision Insurance

Cavulus

Type

Company - Private

Size

Small

Revenue

$5M to $10M

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Computer Systems Design Companies
Design Firms

Founded

2006

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