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Database Engineer (Federal Accounts)

Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: December 24, 2022
  • Full-Time

Crunchy Data is the leading provider of trusted open-source PostgreSQL and enterprise PostgreSQL technology and is looking to hire a talented database engineer to 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. You will be instrumental in designing and implementing a highly available distributed PostgreSQL solution inside a Linux environment to support the client’s transition from a legacy system.

What You Will Do

+ Work with a team to provide engineering support to multiple Federal customers

+ Provide database architecture decisions designed around customer needs, with a focus on high availability, data recovery, etc

+ User previous expertise to recommend best practices for application-database interactions

+ Present demonstrations of Crunchy tools to customers

+ Provide feedback and interface with Product Engineers to ensure customer requirements are properly communicated for future development

+ Make recommendations for hardware and data infrastructure to best meet customer's needs

What You Will Bring

+ 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

+ Demonstrated use and familiarity of scripting languages for database and system management

+ Prior experience designing high availability and distributed systems

+ Prior experience debugging database interface issues with developers

+ Excellent written/verbal communication skills

+ Due to the nature of our client contracts, US Citizenship is required for this position

The following are considered a plus

+ 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

+ Active U.S. Government security clearance or the ability obtain a clearance

+ PostgreSQL schema design, high-rate data loading, and performance testing and tuning

Who We Are

Crunchy Data provides leading cloud native Postgres technology including Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes and Crunchy Bridge, a multi-cloud database as a service. PostgreSQL’s active development community, proven architecture, and reputation for reliability, data integrity, and ease of use makes it a prime candidate for enterprises looking for a robust relational database alternative to expensive proprietary database technologies. Learn more at .

Crunchy Data has teams in South Carolina, Virginia, New York, and San Francisco, with other team members scattered across the United States (and the globe)! We strongly believe that if you have the talent to join the Crunchy Data team, you can work from anywhere. We take care of our team. In all full-time employment opportunities, Crunchy Data is proud to offer the following:

+ Competitive Salary

+ Flexible working style – Most positions are 100% remote

+ 100% Company Paid Benefits for Employees and their Eligible Dependents, to include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability

+ 401K

+ Dependent Care/Commuter FSA

+ Generous PTO policy with an additional 10 paid holidays

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full-time, permanent associates at Crunchy Data in the United States.

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.

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Minneapolis, MN
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