Database Administrator

We are a company in the IoT space formed by an experienced team with a strong corporate background and we are looking to add in our core team a Database Administrator who will help with the delivery of our solution.
We are seeking to hire a technically skilled database administrator that is capable of holding a position of great responsibility. In this role, you’ll be the first respondent to database problems that arise and carry out periodic maintenance and troubleshooting.
To ensure success as a database administrator, you should be an excellent problem-solver and communicator that is fluent in most data manipulation languages. Ultimately, a top-notch database administrator should have extensive knowledge of the databases under their administration and display sound technical skills and administrative aptitude.

Database Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Performance monitoring and tuning
  • Responding in a timely manner to user-reported errors
  • Protecting databases against threats or unauthorized access
  • Ensuring databases are adequately backed up and able to be recovered in the event data loss
  • Reporting on metrics regarding usage and performance
  • Suggesting changes and improvements for database maintenance or protection
  • Regularly liaising with developers and DevOps Engineers

Database Administrator Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a database administrator or related role.
  • Extensive experience with PostgreSQL and extensions.
  • Up-to-date with trends and developments in database administration.
  • Proven knowledge in PostgreSQL installation and configuration.
  • Experience on Linux and cloud environments.
  • Proven knowledge of various backup procedures / strategies;
  • Experience in sizing for PostgreSQL databases;
  • Experience in configuring and supporting Database Monitoring tools;
  • Proficient in working with high availability environment
  • Experience in developing scripts for various DBA activities and automations.
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and responsible.
  • Capable of working under pressure.

Nice to have

  • Previous experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Previous experience in cloud environments using Kubernetes
  • Exposure to Kafka and/or Elastic

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Full-time employment
  • Friendly colleagues and a pleasant working environment
  • Professional development within a rapidly growing company
  • Working with an agile and talented team
  • Hybrid on premise / remote working model

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