Database Administrator
Posted on 7/19/2023
INACTIVE
IXL Learning

501-1,000 employees

Online lessons for K-12 subjects
Company Overview
IXL is passionate about improving learning for all. They apply technology in thoughtful and innovative ways to unlock students' innate curiosity, creativity, and desire for knowledge.
Data & Analytics
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$510M

Founded

1998

Headquarters

San Mateo, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

19%
Locations
Raleigh, NC, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
MySQL
NoSQL
SQL
Postgres
MongoDB
Linux/Unix
Cassandra
CategoriesNew
IT & Security
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • BS in Computer Science or IT related field
  • 4+ years of IT experience
  • 3+ years PostgreSQL Database Administrator (working with PostgreSQL v11.0 and above)
  • In-depth knowledge of PostgreSQL Architecture
  • Working knowledge of Patroni HA Cluster
  • Working knowledge of Amazon RDS (Postgres, MySQL, and Aurora)
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and shell scripting
  • Strong communication and interaction skills
  • Eagerness to learn
  • 1 in 4 students in the United States uses IXL.com
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  • Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) is a comprehensive marketplace for millions of educator-created resources
Responsibilities
  • Administration of PostgreSQL, MySQL and MongoDB databases throughout the development and production lifecycles
  • Develop and maintain processes for optimizing database security and standards
  • Manage backup, replication, and disaster recovery functions for the database environments
  • Monitors performance issues on all production and non-production databases (as applicable) implementing performance monitoring and trending on all production and applicable non-production databases
  • Assist development groups in optimizing SQL statements in applications, batch jobs, and reports and in designing and using databases and database applications and processes for maximum performance, security, reliability, and availability
  • Participate in capacity planning as it relates to production databases
  • Cross-training in NoSQL database administration (Cassandra and MongoDB)
  • Automate repeated database tasks
Desired Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience in any other database administration is a plus