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Senior Database Engineer

Company: Crunchy Data
Location: Annandale
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are

Crunchy Data is the leading provider of trusted open source PostgreSQL and enterprise PostgreSQL technology. Crunchy Data provides leading cloud native Postgres technology including Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes and Crunchy Bridge, a multi-cloud database as a service. PostgreSQL's active development community, proven architecture, and reputation for reliability, data integrity, and ease of use makes it a prime candidate for enterprises looking for a robust relational database alternative to expensive proprietary database technologies. Learn more at


Crunchy Data's database engineers play a critical client-facing role to enable our customers to be successful with open-source databases at the enterprise scale in support of federal government mission operations. The current need is to design and implement a highly available distributed PostgreSQL solution inside a Linux environment to support the client's transition from a legacy system.

Primary Responsibilities
Provide database architecture, design and other database-related professional consulting services to our customers.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering (or 2-3 years of equivalent work experience)
Demonstrated success as a database architect, database engineer, consultant or database administrator using PostgreSQL or other enterprise relational databases
Full working knowledge of database design and components including storage/table spaces, schemas, indices, partitions, aliases, constraints, and triggers
Excellent written/verbal communication skills and positive attitude
Due to the nature of our client contract, US Citizenship is required for this position.
Active U.S. Government security clearance or the ability obtain a clearance

Desired Qualifications
Prior experience with Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift and/or Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2+ years database development focused on high volume data storage and retrieval applications
Prior experience designing high availability and distributed systems
Demonstrated use and familiarity of scripting languages for database and system management
Prior experience debugging database interface issues with developers
PostgreSQL schema design, high rate data loading, and performance testing and tuning

Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will consider qualified applicants for employment opportunities without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information of any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

As part of our equal employment opportunity policy, Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled veterans are introduced into our workforce and considered for employment and promotional opportunities.

U pon request, Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations during the application process, to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other state or local laws. Such requests should be directed to the Director of Human Resources.

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