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DBA - Aurora AWS in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job Description

A Houston client is seeking an experienced Database Administrator (AWS/Aurora) for a long-term contract (Up to 6 months) with the possibility for permanent employee conversion.

Database administrator's responsibilities include the following tasks:

  • An experienced DBA with the ability to identify, manage and implement best practices.
  • Installing and upgrading the database server and application tools
  • Allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements
  • Managing and modification of database structures
  • Management of failover strategy, back up strategies, data archival, recovery
  • Ensuring compliance with database vendor license agreement
  • Database Security and user Management
  • Monitoring. Optimizing, and assessing database performance
  • Ability to generate database reports as needed
  • Managing and monitoring data replication


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years professional experience in IT and Database Administration
  • 3+ years experience AWS – Aurora (Amazon Open Source)
  • 3+ years experience Linux and PostgreSQL
  • Preferred experience with Mongo DB (to be implemented)
  • Experience in the Power sector a huge plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required

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