Database Engineer – REF 207 – 03

Full Time, Permanent
Remote in Europe and South America


Purpose of the Role

The Database Engineer is responsible for continuously pushing the boundaries of our data infrastructure capabilities through the development of tools to improve infrastructure leverage, collaborating with engineers across various teams to on-board and support new products, and continuing to drive improvements to the resiliency and availability of database platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, patch, upgrade, configure, tune and maintain MySQL databases
  • Troubleshoot critical performance bottlenecks for MySQL databases
  • Review and assess the impact of database design changes prior to their implementation
  • Collaborate with other IT teams and Vendors to resolve complex and multi-disciplinary issues
  • Ensure that databases are monitored, maintained, backed up, and available as appropriate
  • Manage database security with an adherence to security policy
  • Review stress testing results and provide recommendations to development teams
  • Automate management tasks, streamline processes, and perform standard administrative functions
  • Mentor, assist, encourage, and serve as a backup to other team members
  • Managing RDS, Elasticsearch with high availability and high scalability
  • Build, scale, and administer PostgreSQL infrastructure with a focus on the performance, availability

Required Experience & Knowledge

  • Understanding of MySQL’s underlying storage engines
  • Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL
  • Knowledge to upgrade 5.x to latest versions
  • Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases
  • Strong knowledge in PostgreSQL, setup PostgreSQL HA and troubleshooting scalability issues.
  • Strong knowledge of ODBC/JDBC client/server communication
  • Automation experience with Shell, Python, Ruby, Perl and SQL scripting
  • Analytical skills necessary to perform troubleshooting of errors and performance issues
  • Work experience with OLTP, OLAP, Staging, and Data warehouse configuration
  • Experience with configuration management like Terraform/Ansible
  • Experience in RDS, Elasticsearch

Skills and Attributes

  • Analytical skills necessary to perform troubleshooting of errors and performance issues
  • Experience with activities for business-critical systems
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills
  • Customer-oriented attitude with good prioritization skills
  • Excellent teamwork ability

Required Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related degree
  • Any IT certifications will be considered as a big advantage
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken)

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