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Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc. Senior Database Engineer in Laurel, Maryland

Who We Are

Crunchy Data is on a mission to bring the power and efficiency of open source PostgreSQL to security-conscious organizations and eliminate expensive proprietary software costs. Since 2012, we have built a foundation of secure and critical PostgreSQL deployments while leveraging our expertise in managing large-scale, mission-critical systems to provide a suite of products and services. Our focus is on solving enterprise-level challenges with secure, open source technologies.

DescriptionCrunchy 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.

Upon 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.