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Postgres DBA / Database Engineer in Atlanta, GA at Thompson Technologies

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Thompson Technologies is looking for a Postgres Database Engineer who will be the primary Database Expert for the enterprise. This is a full time opportunity with an established, award winning technology company that offers a wonderful work culture and benefits program!

Your mission...should you decide to except it.... is to scale our Multi Terabyte Dozen+ Postgres database environment for the future.  You will also fine tune our evolving backend data sources using your technical expertise. You will also learn Elasticsearch and Kafka.

Reasons to apply:

  • Onsite Chef catered meals 3X week (read this as you eat your PBJ sandwich for lunch today :) )
  • Developer Team trips to code conferences
  • MacBook Pro & Standing Desks
  • 100% employee paid benefit premiums
  • Opportunity to work with a fun team in a position designed for learning and growth
  • Strong benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and Vacation
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Additional week of Paid Time Off between Christmas and New Year's

What you will do

  • Support a multi-node database cluster that runs Postgres /Citus, Postgres datavase and work with Redis
  • Scale the backend data feeds to accommodate a fluctuating user community

Experience you'll need:

  • 4+ years experience as a Postgres Database Engineer or Database Administrator
  • Experience with Database sharding is a must
  • Citus experience is a huge plus!
  • A good split of Database design, scaling and architecture with production related issues
  • Strong PostgreSQL database tuning experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple projects

What happens now? Submit your resume to Joe at - and tell us a little about your background!

Why Thompson Technologies? We’ve been recognized among the fastest-growing companies in the country by Inc. 5000 and most recently as one of Atlanta’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, in addition to other awards. A leader in delivering talented, top-tier consultants, we provide unequaled service to the IT staffing industry. At our core, we strive to make a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve.