Database Administrator

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
IT & Technical
Location:
Home-Based
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered + annual bonus
Posted:
22-Mar-21
Job Ref:
VAC - 15375

We are working with one of the most progressive and successful iGaming provider in the market currently. Founded in 2012, they are an online casino technology and services company with offices in Malta, London, Gibraltar and Cape Town. They are looking to hire additional staff members to their global IT team.

Role
We are looking for a database specialist to help grow and improve systems. They are currently running on Postgres hosted on AWS (RDS). They are also looking to expand on the system to many more services and more database instances.

The job:
• Looking after the production PostgreSQL databases
• Working in a DevOps environment and being actively involved in the software development process
• Working with us to improve and automate our testing, deployment and monitoring processes
• Understanding how our processes work and how that translates into the data we have
• Working with business managers to extract required data/reports
• Diagnosing and helping fix production issues
• Being available to help fix things out of hours, as needs arise
• Not being phased by the strange variety of things that need doing in a growing company
• Being proactive and not just waiting to be told the next thing to do
• Finding better ways that we can get things done

What you have:
• At least 5 years’ experience administering PostgreSQL databases – installation, configuration, backups, monitoring etc.
• Experience with AWS RDS
• A good knowledge of SQL performance tuning
• Experience of migrating production databases while minimizing downtime
• Some experience in Linux server administration
• A proactive approach to improving databases as part of a DevOps culture
• The ability to turn business questions into well-performing database queries
• Good interpersonal skills and a great team attitude
• The ability to quickly learn new things and adapt

What we'd like you to have in an ideal world:
• Familiarity with PAAS environments such as AWS
• Experience using automated configuration/deployment tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible or Docker
• Experience of system security at network, OS and database level

How this company approach things:
• A small company, can-do ethos
• We focus on getting stuff done, not on process or management hierarchy
• Working remotely but communicating regularly
• A flexible working schedule

Contact Details:
Tel: 07971817732
Contact: Jennifer Innes
Email:

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