Postgresql DBA

Greenzone Solutions, Inc. Washington , DC 20001

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GreenZone Solutions, Inc. is seeking a PostgreSQL DBA who will support our federal clients data programs through engineering and administration of the clients databases. This is a proposal opportunity. The customer is looking for a Sr DBA to help define and implement improvements around their DBA processes, data migrations and assist in future deployments into AWS.


  • Maintain and optimize performance of the PostgreSQL Database as well as scale performance
  • Administration of PostgreSQL databases throughout the development and production lifecycles in an AWS environment.
  • Develop, manage, and test database backup & recovery strategies, verifying data integrity.
  • Perform database installations, configurations, upgrades, and migrations.
  • Proactively monitor and tune for performance.


  • Bachelors degree with concentration in Business, IT, Engineering, or other related field
  • 7 or more years of experience working in a DBA capacity
  • High-level of proficiency with PostgreSQL
  • Expert knowledge of PL/PgSQL, triggers, and stored procedure development and optimization in PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of master/slave architecture for replication, backups, and scale-out capabilities, spreading the load to increase performance and failover alleviation
  • Experience in database migration and AWS cloud architecture and migrations
  • Ability to develop and generate data models and DDL
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Experience working with at least one other database such as Maria DB, SQL Server, Oracle, and Sybase
  • Knowledge of NIST, FISMA, and other federal security directives
  • Ability to provide off-hours support
  • Must be a US citizen or green card holder


At GreenZone, we are dedicated to obtaining and maintaining the highest level of employee satisfaction by offering a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, short and long term disability, retirement plan and company match, a generous annual leave plan, and a commitment to providing a work/life balance for all employees.

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Postgresql DBA

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