The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) seeks an experienced Database Administrator (DBA) at the IRIS Data Management Center (DMC) in Seattle, Washington. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated self-starter to be part of an international seismological data center. Our center is responsible for collection, curation, archival and dissemination of large-scale geophysical datasets to the geoscience research community.
This position independently maintains and administers 10+ terabyte-scale, replicated production and testbed databases. In addition to administering our existing databases, we are looking for a candidate who is adept at cloud database design and implementation for a planned integration with another geophysical data center and migration to a common cloud environment. We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and a terrific work atmosphere. Remote telework is available as an option.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Education and experience requirements
How to apply
Candidates should submit a letter of interest and a resume highlighting pertinent work experience to email@example.com with the subject line "IRIS DBA". This position will remain open until filled, and we encourage submissions as soon as possible.
Applicants must be authorized to lawfully work in the U.S. Temporary/permanent immigration sponsorship is not available for this position. Some travel (up to 20%) within the US will be required.
The IRIS Consortium has a membership of over 120 US universities dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data. For more information on IRIS, consult https://www.iris.edu/.
IRIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe a diverse staff makes us a stronger organization. IRIS is committed to hiring people of all ages, races, ethnicities, genders (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification), sexual orientation or gender identities, marital status, veteran status, religions and disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.