Backcountry.com has an
outstanding opportunity for an experienced senior level Postgres DBA to join
our Infrastructure team. The ideal candidate will assist in maintaining, tuning,
and building out our databases. We are a fast-paced company that has seen 70+%
growth year over year since we've been in business, and we are passionate about
what we do. If you’re passionate about life and your career, this could
be the opportunity for you.
-Solid understanding of
RDBM concepts and normalization principles;
multiple database servers in a high-traffic environment;
complex SQL queries involving sub-selects, views,
CASEs, functions, etc.;
and working with custom software;
-Works well in team
ability to take on challenges.
administering linux servers;
-Excellent Perl skills.
This full-time position
is benefits eligible and is located in Salt
with occasional travel to ParkCity.
-The Backcountry.com environment stresses quality without forgetting
the importance of fun. We ride the resorts in the mornings, dawn patrol and
climb in the canyons, hit the dirt jumps, trail run, trail ride, hike, camp,
surf, skate, and play lots of ping pong.
-We use the gear we sell — all employees are privy to incredible
gear deals across a huge range of outdoor sports, action sports, and lifestyle
-Backcountry.com continuously demonstrates phenomenal growth each
quarter. All employees have strong opportunity for tremendous career
advancement and growth.
To apply, please send a
cover letter, your resume, and answers to the questions below to engineeringjobs <at> backcountry.com
Please answer the
following questions in the notes section when you apply. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
1. Why use Postgres
for large scale enterprise database solutions versus
a commercial product
2. List the top three
reasons for a query to run slow, and how to
address each to speed up
3. Rate yourself on
your understanding of Postgres' internals between 1
(being no understanding)
and 10 (regular contributor to the core
Postgres). Give some reasons why you rated yourself with
4. How would you find
out what percentage of a given table is dead tuples?
5. What are your
three best strengths?
6. What is your
desired salary range?
7. Why do you want
to work at Backcountry.com?
We Use the Gear We Sell
Ms. Greer Hitch
ghitch <at> backcountry.com
Tel: 801-746-7580 ext 5157
1678 W. Redstone Center
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