Senior PostgreSQL DBA

Heredia, Provincia de Heredia, Costa Rica Global Business Services 65715 29. March, 2021
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DHL is looking to add a Senior PostgreSQL DBA to its Infrastructure team in Heredia, Costa Rica.You will administrator our enterprise database solutions and will routinely work with vendors, project managers, system administrators, application developers and end users in order to maintain and improve the performance of our servers, databases and applications.

We are looking for a flexible, self-starter with a positive attitude that enjoys supporting and helping others in a fast paced and team oriented environment.You must be able to work in Heredia, Costa Rica to be considered for this position. Additional responsibilities and requirements include:


·Database patching and upgrade support.

·Follows, defines and manages enterprise level policies and procedures that ensure the security, optimization and integrity of PostgreSQL database environments.

·Designs, implements and maintains physical and logical database solutions.

·Anticipates and resolves database performance, capacity and replication issues.

·Diagnose and address database performance issues.

·Understands standard concepts, practices and procedures relating to database and associated technologies

·Manages database backup & recovery procedures, disaster recovery preparation and the associated exercises

·Produces reports on database systems related to availability, performance, capacity management and SLAs (Service Level Agreement)

·Collaborates with SAN (Storage Area Network – the disk behind servers), server, applications and operational staff in support of database objectives

·Assist development staff with application design and efficient use of database technology

·Supports project plans and schedules relative to database requirements

·Supports 5X9 (7:00 AM until 4:00 PM US Eastern Time) issue triaging with the extended teams

·Global Service Now utilization to manage change tasks, emergency incidents, emergency service calls and change approvals


·Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

·Three to five or more (3-5+) years of PostgreSQL database administration experience

·pgAdmin or similar tool experience

·Advanced skills in sql and scripting languages (psql, Powershell, Unix Shell Scripting)

·Experience around PostgreSQL software upgrades is necessary

·Good knowledge in Global security standards like ISO

·Any Certificate for PostgreSQL or Linux OS is an advantage

·Solid written and verbal communication skills in English

·Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a team

·Remain professional, positive and patient at all times

·Detail oriented and committed to meeting deadlines

·Solve problems quickly and effectively

·Maintain shift/schedule flexibility

·Stay abreast of current technological developments/trends

·5% travel in support of site, regional and managerial priorities

·Strong understanding of server, SAN and networking technologies

·Ability to effectively multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

·Strong general knowledge of operating systems (Linux experience mandatory), storage and overall system design and management

DHL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

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    DHL Information Services (Americas), Inc.

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