Postgresql Dba

Zürich, ZH, Switzerland

Job Description

PostgreSQL DBA

Location: Zürich, Switzerland

Type: permanent

Domain: banking and financial services

We are looking for senior PostgreSQL Database Administrator with minimum 2 Years of relevant technology Experience with overall 12+ years of experience. The DB Administrator is responsible for day-to-day support/maintenance of the DB infrastructure. The role is accountable for providing L2/L3 technical support, from incident and problem managed to stability initiatives, life cycle projects and other BAU tasks which includes liaising with Engineering, partnering with peer teams Unix and Storage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary support for PostgreSQL
  • Design, maintain and ensure high availability solutions including replication, clustering etc.
  • Design, Implement and document Disaster Recovery strategies.
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support to ensure database security, integrity, stability and system availability.
  • PostgreSQL database installation, upgrade, patching, maintenance, security, sysadmin functions and administration
  • Monitor and optimize PostgreSQL database performance and capacity planning
  • Perform user access management & performance tuning.
  • Manage all regular DBA Tasks and activities
  • Incident management, Change management and Problem management as per of PostgreSQL admin job
  • Develop and enforce standards, policies, and procedures for managing databases
  • Build a network of strong, collaborative relationships (e.g., with customers, employees, business colleagues, and external partners)
  • Working hours are normal office hours

Required skills and experience:

  • Should have worked on PostgrSQL Community and EDB
  • Experience in building architecture of HA using inbuilt and external tools
  • Expertise with Windows/Linux Operating Systems and cloud hosting providers (Azure/AWS etc.)
  • Should have at least one public cloud (AWS/Azure/GCP)deployment experience
  • Experience in installation, configuration and maintenance of PostgreSQL
  • Experience of PostgreSQL administration on Linux and Windows
  • Experience of backing up and restoring PostgreSQL database
  • Hands-on experience with Database schema creation and performance tuning and ongoing support
  • Work experience in migration from Oracle to PostgreSQL
  • Skills to support 1st Level Support Team, server teams, Storage and users for BAU day-to-day support.
  • Extended support on Quarterly Maintenance Window, DR tests, Power downs and other major activities.
  • Hands on experience in scripting (Shell, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Excellent Communication

What you can expect

  • An organization driven by technology – We have a tremendous technology backbone
  • Open, ‘can do’ team spirit
  • An environment where you can make your own ideas reality
  • Drive your career
  • Health insurance covered for our employees
  • If you relocate from another country we offer relocation allowance

Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our many backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We looking for someone who drives in this setting and is inspired to craft significant solutions through true collaboration.

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Who we are?

Cognizant (CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our industry-based, consultative approach helps many of the best-known organizations in every industry and geography envision, build and run more innovative, efficient businesses.

We engineer modern businesses to improve everyday life.

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Jul 27 2022

About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world\'s leading professional services companies, transforming clients\' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.

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