Database Administrator Bazaarvoice
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About Bazaarvoice:
Bazaarvoice is based on a simple truth; when people talk to each other, people buy stuff they are happy about because they trust the opinions of others. We see a day when all voices are connected and, together, help the marketplace function better. That?s what our name means: the ?voice of the marketplace.? We?ve built a network that connects businesses together to amplify the authentic voices of people wherever they shop ? online, in-store and mobile.
Each month, more than 400 million people view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about 20 million products in the Bazaarvoice network. Our technology platform channels these voices into the places that influence purchases.
Our network helps businesses gain access to a wider audience of shoppers and trusted consumer content to improve sales and marketing. Insights from our network data help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences, drive product innovation and performance, make better merchandising decisions and build brand advocates and loyalty.
Who We Want:
We are looking for a Database Administrator to manage, optimize, and scale multiple PostgreSQL production instances within our infrastructure. The position involves managing PostgreSQL databases in a datacenter and cloud, some MySQL, eventually extends to other SQL and NoSQL based solutions.
You should have experience planning and configuring production databases for mid and large-scale enterprise systems. You must be passionate about automation, testing, and ensuring the quality and timely delivery of your work. This position requires regular on-site interaction with the engineering team in our San Francisco office.
Planning and configuration - pro-actively and efficiently manage database instances to accommodate for growth and scale.
System Optimization - monitor and optimize system performance, schema change management, query analysis, authoring tools for databases automated deployment and management in the cloud.
Availability - ensure maximum uptime, and implement proper safeguards for backup, replication, and recovery.
Security - define and implement user privileges and access controls to data.
Evangelism - help engineers efficiently utilize the database using best practices.
Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
3 or more years managing production databases
Experience with open source databases. PostgreSQL is preferable, MySQL would work too. We would also consider a good Oracle DBA.
Experience with databases 250GB+ in size
Experience with shell, Ruby or other scripting language, SQL query writing and performance optimization
Familiarity with database replication solutions
Moderate to advanced knowledge of Unix environments
Strong attention to detail, good communications skills, and a positive attitude
Ability to be self motivated and deliver projects on time with minimal supervision
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Nice to Haves
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Bazaarvoice, one of Austin's leading, venture-backed Web startups that serves domestic and international Fortune 500 brands with word of mouth online technology and services. We have experienced explosive growth with featured articles in the New York Times, AdAge, Fortune Magazine, and we are the only Texas-based startup to make the Red Herring 100 North America and Global list.Investors: Austin Ventures
, Battery Ventures
, First Round Capital All Jobs: at Bazaarvoice
|Headquarters:||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy|
Austin, TX 78746
|Company Profile:||About Bazaarvoice
Bazaarvoice is a SaaS company that brings the power of social commerce to the world's best brands. Social commerce happens when you connect customers to one another in ways which drive measurable results to your business. Bazaarvoice helps all types of businesses capture, display, share, and analyze customer conversations online. Our combination of technology and personalized services help brands build online communities who help drive measurable business goals. We make it easy for our clients to let their customers share opinions, knowledge, and experiences.
Bazaarvoice is an open, creative and collaborative culture, where passion and excellence rule. You have the opportunity to work within a world-class organization bringing cutting-edge interfaces and functionality to market on leading eCommerce sites. Great ideas can come from anywhere. We're looking for imaginative people who want to be a part of the conversation and have an impact on the future of social commerce.
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