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Convertro is the leading provider of marketing optimization and media attribution software as a service for today’s top brands and agencies. We were established in 2009 and are headquartered in Santa Monica, CA. Convertro is growing fast and we're looking for talented individuals to join our high-performance team.

We’re seeking a DBA with experience building large-scale analytical systems in Vertica or other columnar, MPP databases. You will help implement our next generation analytics platform by designing and tuning of our Vertica data warehouse while working closely with our engineering team to improve performance, monitor operations, and make our analytics sing.

JOB ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administer, maintain, and monitor production and development database clusters
  • Deploy, upgrade and configure new database clusters on AWS
  • Coordinate database migrations with developers and other stakeholders
  • Proactively respond to issues on production machines -- you will be responsible for ensuring database availability 24/7
  • Identify opportunities to optimize performance, maximize concurrency, and minimize system load
  • Assist with schema design and development of ETL processes

REQUIRED SKILLSET

  • Expert in SQL, especially VSQL or Postgres, including analytical functions
  • Expert in administering Vertica or similar column-oriented database (Netezza, Greenplum, Aster, etc)
  • Strong experienced with schema design for big data warehousing applications
  • Strong experienced with database partitioning, projections/indexes and segmentation of data
  • Documentation of processes and procedures
  • Database troubleshooting and disaster recovery
  • Strong desire to learn and critically evaluate new technologies
  • Heavy Linux background
  • Fluent in programming languages such as Java, C++, C, or scripting languages like Perl, Python, shell

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Our ideal candidate is someone who is proactive, both in their monitoring of system uptime as well as seeking out opportunities for performance improvement.
  • This person enjoys working in a collaborative environment and is eager to share knowledge where applicable.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

About Convertro:

Convertro provides clients with actionable spend recommendations that empower them to confidently reallocate marketing from unprofitable sources to more profitable ones. Convertro accomplishes this by means of its algorithmic attribution models that meld marketing cost and conversion data, including in-store, with customer marketing exposures captured at the most granular level. This regression-based system, combined with other proprietary technologies developed in-house, affords extreme flexibility and enables Convertro to generate spend optimizations for all marketing channels that a client may leverage, whether online (PPC, SEO, display, affiliate and social, for example) or offline (such as TV, radio and direct mail). Convertro is based in Santa Monica (California), and maintains offices in New York and Israel. For more information, visit: www.convertro.com or find us on Twitter at @convertro or on LinkedIn.

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