Position: DBA
Location: San Mateo, CA

Greenplum located in San Mateo began its development of its award winning products in  2003, Greenplum is a pioneer of Enterprise Data Cloud solutions for large-scale data warehousing and analytics, providing the customer with flexible access to all their data for business intelligence and analytics.

Greenplum database products is a massively parallel processing  system(MPP) designed to support the next generation of data warehousing and large scale analytic processing. We offer industry leading performance for low cost from firms needing to manage data from terabytes to petabytes.  Greenplum is led by pioneers in database systems, data warehousing, supercomputing, Internet performance acceleration and open source. With technical and business leaders from large-scale computing companies like Amazon, eBay, Salesforce.com, Digital Island/Sandpiper Networks and HPTI, and database companies including Oracle, Informix, Teradata, Netezza, Microsoft and Tandem, Greenplum is tapping the best minds in the business to deliver technology to power a smarter Web. Our customers include NYSE, NASDAQ, SKYPE,  Fox Interactive, and Media Myspace, as well as several major social networking firms in the industry.

Operational DBA:
Immediate opportunity for a talented Operational Data Warehouse DBA to join a team of software professionals on supporting Greenplum Database, a massive scale parallel database. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for the overall health, maintenance, and performance of one of the world’s largest databases (hundreds of terabytes to multi-petabyte systems), including 24×7 remote support.

8+ years IT industry experience and 3+ years DBA experience supporting production DWH databases.
Expert knowledge in one or more of the SQL flavors and relational database design concepts.
Experienced in supporting OLAP / BI-DW workloads in a multi-Terabyte environment.
Experience with large scale, massively parallel, shared nothing database architectures (Teradata/Netezza/ Greenplum etc.). PostgreSQL background - a plus.
Understands data warehouse concepts, practices, methodologies, and architectural approaches.

Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems quickly; document issues from production problems, propose solutions and implement them.
Knowledge of Linux & Solaris 10 operating systems and scripting language. Scripting skills in Perl/ Python/ MapReduce - a plus.
Knowledge of DW Design (MPP architecture) is a plus.
On-call support for production systems.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and able to think strategically as well as execute effectively with a high level of attention to detail.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Computer Science/Information Systems Engineering.

Greenplum is setting the pace in the Enterprise Data Cloud/ database/datawarehousing space. We are growing rapildly and providing solutions to major firms in the industry. Greenplum offers individuals a generous compensation package/benefits package as well as equity in our firm.

Please send your information to herbnj AT greenplum DOT com