PostgreSQL DBA and Linux admin at LifetimelyPosted on: 12/31/2021
Tags: etl ruby postgres ansible postgresql
Lifetimely is a fast-growing B2B SaaS company looking for a DBA with deep PostgreSQL expertise to help us manage and take ownership of our databases. You can read about our app on the [Shopify app store](https://apps.shopify.com/lifetimely-lifetime-value-and-profit-analytics) and on [our website](https://lifetimely.io/). We provide real-time reporting and predictions to more than 4000 eCommerce shops. To give you a sense of scale - we collect data on millions of orders per day from a few thousand stores and process many millions of background jobs to be able to deliver quality reports and insights to our customers. We're looking to add a senior database admin to our existing team. 🔍 **We are looking for someone who has**: 🔍 * Experience in tuning Postgres, maintaining and configuring backups, managing ETL processes a must. * Experience as an Ubuntu admin preferred. * Familiarity with Ansible is a plus. * humble, can mentor others, both provide and receive direction and is always willing to share what they learn * overlaps with EST or CET zone at least 5 hours ( prefer America / Europe / Africa ) **Compensation for this position is between $50K-$100K and varies with experience and skillset.** This can be either a full-time position or a part-time hourly gig if you are into freelancing. You are expected to have at least 20 hours per week dedicated to us. You will be employed through <https://www.letsdeel.com/> as a contractor. ☘️ **Where we are and how we work: ☘️** Our tech stack is Ansible / Ruby / PostgreSQL. Working for Lifetimely doesn't feel like the usual office or startup gig: we are a distributed group of ten people across nine different countries 🇫🇮 🇺🇸 🇮🇳 🇫🇷 🇨🇱 🇪🇬 🇪🇸 🇮🇶 🇭🇷 with our own way of working. Some of us are nomads, some just like working remotely. We highly encourage written (long-form) communication and documenting things on Notion and generally don't like tight fixed schedules. There is not really much management or oversight, we expect you to know how to manage yourself. **We prioritize shipping and results above how or when you do the work.** Two meetings per week, one for the devs on Tuesday, another one on Thursdays for everyone. That's it. If you are into distributed work and prefer the lifestyle aspects or maybe live somewhere with not a lot of exciting startups, you will enjoy working with us. **You can read more about our company policies here:** [**https://www.notion.so/Company-policies-c06aa89ce8884fddb7d3c0c92d5fc1c6**](https://www.notion.so/Company-policies-c06aa89ce8884fddb7d3c0c92d5fc1c6) **✉️ To apply, please... ✉️** * Describe the largest PostgreSQL deployment you worked on. * Please explain in your own words why VACUUM exists in Postgres We are ready to move forward with the right candidate in a matter of days.