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Production Database Administrator II

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Regular-Full Time


Montevideo - Uruguay - Uruguay

Description & Qualifications


**This role will be working out of our Montevideo, UY office - Hybrid**

PostgreSQL/Enterprise DB PPAS Database Administrator is responsible for overseeing the database administration functions of the Cloud services department. This position is responsible for database planning, design, and implementation, as well as the maintenance and optimization of PostgreSQL/Enterprise DB PPAS database supporting our Cloud application.

This role will work closely with the DBAs, development, architecture, and infrastructure teams to design and administer databases to provide and enforce contractual SLAs.
• Installation / configuration/ maintenance and Administration of PostgreSQL with an emphasis on EnterpriseDB versions
• Disaster Recovery Planning and Implementation
• Expert in developing scripts for a range of maintenance activities
• Experience with Enterprise Failover Manager for HA is required
• Must be able to patch/upgrade PostgreSQL in a HA architecture
• Experience with xDB Replication preferred
• Knowledge of connection poolers like pgPool and pgBouncer ideal
• Thorough knowledge of database security best practices
• Experience with Implementation in a Cloud Environment ideal
• Expert in performance analysis and resolution
• Knowledge of Planning and Implementing (scripting) backup strategies
• Cloud SaaS (multi-tenant) environment experience preferred
• Knowledge of Integration with 3rd party Monitoring Systems
• Familiarity with Virtual Machine (or Docker) technology a plus
• Expert in problem solving, planning, organization, and documentation
• Ability to excel in a cohesive team environment
• Experience with JDBC connection pools preferred
• Communicates effectively to both technical and non-technical individuals at various levels of customer and internal organizations
• Uses consultative techniques and skills in their services delivery
• This is a hybrid role and would be expected to be in the office 3 days per week


The successful applicant will demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. They will possess strong consultative abilities and communication skills which they will leverage to tie their technical recommendations to business benefits and process change. After initial training they normally require little instruction on their day-to-day work.
• Bachelors or equivalent experience in Computer Science
• PPAS Database, Enterprise DB Database Administrator Certified Associate or Professional Preferred
• Experience managing 24x7 production support
• Strong knowledge in UNIX/LINUX platforms
• Must be able to manage time effectively and to deliver on commitments
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Must be able to operate well in a team environment and when under pressure
• Knowledge of Java platforms and middleware is plus (e.g. Apache, Tomcat etc.)
• Knowledge of Cassandra is plus


Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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