Database Administrator - PostgreSQL

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Permanent contract
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A few days at home
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As a Database Administrator (DBA) specializing in PostgreSQL, you will be responsible for managing, maintaining, and optimizing our database systems. Experience with Oracle is a plus. You will play a critical role in ensuring data availability, reliability, and security while supporting our Agile development methodology. You will work closely with our development and infrastructure teams to deliver high-performance, scalable, and reliable database solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Database Management: Manage and administer PostgreSQL and Oracle databases, including installation, configuration, performance tuning, and troubleshooting,
  2. Data Security: Implement and maintain robust security measures to protect sensitive data, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations,
  3. Database Monitoring: Monitor database health, performance, and availability. Proactively address issues and implement scaling strategies as needed,
  4. Backup and Recovery: Develop and maintain backup and recovery plans, ensuring data is consistently backed up and recoverable in case of data loss or system failure,
  5. Database Optimization: Identify and implement performance optimization strategies, including query optimization, indexing, and system tuning for PostgreSQL and Oracle,
  6. Scalability: Collaborate with the development team to plan for database scalability as the application grows,
  7. Automation: Automate routine database maintenance tasks to improve efficiency and reduce human error,
  8. Agile Methodology: Work closely with cross-functional Agile teams to support fast-paced development cycles and maintain a culture of continuous improvement,
  9. Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of database systems, configurations, and processes.

Preferred experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience),
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Database Administrator with a strong focus on PostgreSQL,
  • Experience with Oracle database administration is a plus,
  • Proficiency in database design, installation, and maintenance,
  • In-depth knowledge of SQL and database query optimization,
  • Experience working in Agile or Scrum development methodologies,
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills,
  • Knowledge of cloud-based database services is a plus,
  • PostgreSQL and Oracle certifications are a plus.

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