Database Administrator

Our client is a technology solutions company passionate about Customer tailored product development. From requirements definition and specification, software coding and development, to application support and maintenance; the company can understand and assist with the entire product lifecycle. With a drive fueled by curiosity, engagement, and an agile mindset, they all strive to deliver the highest possible business output of every task and project.

Our client is looking for a Database Administrator (DBA) to join their team. On a day-to-day basis, you will be working with the developers, DevOps engineers and architects to design, operate and troubleshoot our databases. You will act as a part of the IT Operations team, ensuring that databases are functional, healthy and performing well.

Your role as a Database Administrator (DBA):

  • Creating, enforcing and documenting database policies, procedures and standards
  • Database parameter tuning for optimal performance
  • SQL query optimisation
  • Monitoring database performance and identifying problems that arise
  • Responding to user-reported errors in a timely manner
  • Protecting databases against threats and unauthorised access
  • Ensuring databases have adequate backup and recovery procedures
  • Suggesting improvements for database maintenance and protection
  • Designing and creating databases with performance and stability in mind

To be successful in this position you need to have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant certification
  • Experience in deploying and supporting PostgreSQL clusters in high availability and scalable environments
  • Proficiency in SQL languages, especially PostgreSQL
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines 
  • Ability to prioritise and manage tasks and time efficiently
  • Self-motivated person with ability to take responsibility
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Experience with CockroachDB is an advantage

Why to join:

  • At this compony you are not recruited to work for them, you are hired to work ‘with’ them. This means they are fully invested in your professional growth and development and ensuring your work is engaging, fulfilling and fun
  • They have a vibrant multicultural working environment with representatives from over 20 different nationalities and they love the diversity this brings
  • Working language is English and they work hard to create an inclusive environment, you never lunch alone (unless you really want to)
  • They are a social bunch, whatever your sport or whatever your game, you will be sure to find someone to join you. They even compete as a team in different sporting events (and they like to win)
  • Their benefits are industry leading and they value their employees offering competitive salaries and incentives
  • Their modern office has a stunning view of Ülemiste lake and as if that was not enough, they have breakfast together once a week and you can always find fresh fruit and snacks in their kitchen

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