Postgresql DBA

Location: Mumbai, India

Role:

ZEDO (India) Pvt. Ltd., a leading global ad platform, is seeking a Postgresql DBA to work in a fast paced environment. Ideal candidates must be enthused about database administration, quick learning and self starting. This is a demanding role that will require hands-on experience with database management, Ubuntu, hardware, networking and security. You will be responsible for the day to day operation of Zedo system including maintain of databases for corporate and development environments. We are seeking a candidate with good skills in database tuning, maintenance, PSQL and Linux who is passionate about database administration. This position includes production support.

Responsibilities:

  • Database uptime, availability and backups.
  • Database design – Primary on day to day schema changes.
  • Help developers to optimize and tune queries, stored procedure and database design.
  • Assists in developing and implementing best practices for DR and Backups.
  • Assists in evaluating and selecting equipment, services and vendors.
  • Assist in Defining and implementing maintenance plan for the database systems.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Solid understanding of database design principals.
  • Experience with Postgresql 8.4, 9.x or similar DB.
  • Solid understanding of query execution plans.
  • Good SQL scripts skill including SPs, PSQL scripting.
  • Good performance tuning skills.
  • Ability to proactively identify, troubleshoot and resolve live database systems issues.
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery principles and practices, including planning, testing, backup/restore.
  • Experience in replication, PG Pool is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience on database administration, backup recovery and troubleshooting in co-location environments.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment.

Personal Attributes of the Ideal Candidate Include:

  • A willingness to learn, a flexibility to adapt, an appetite for risk: ZEDO needs someone who can work within a team structure, yet is open-minded and crazy enough to be innovative.
  • High competitive metabolism and strong work ethic. Our challenge is not to find a revenue model that works having established the winning strategy we need people who can help us execute, so we can’t go home at night wondering if our competitors want it more than we do.

ZEDO, Inc.

ZEDO is a world leader in web and mobile advertising technology for publishers. We are the third largest ad serving company worldwide and have built out our platform over many years. Our vision as a company is to be the leading technology provider to premium digital publishers and to connect them directly to brand advertisers and their agencies. We provide the most modern cloud based Software as a Service (SaaS) ad platform to publishers.

After a strategy refinement and heavy investment in technology, this platform now includes truly unique video and mobile ad formats that no one else offers. ZEDO pays publishers well to run these formats and lets publishers sell them directly. We are expanding the publisher acquisition team to manage the huge publisher interest that this has created.

ZEDO runs ZINC, an exchange that allows brand advertisers to buy large video formats that reach a new audience. This new audience comprises over 100 million quality internet users who rarely see any of the pre-rolls that users of video sharing sites see.

To apply for this post, please send us your resume to indiajobs@ZEDO.com