Senior Database Administrator [Remote]



We are seeking a Senior Database Administrator (Postgres/RDS and Redshift) with an excellent technical understanding of these domains, at least several years of experience are required. The job is a remote contract position working on several large database systems.


About the Job



  • Database administration, tuning, management and security

  • Providing technical support for all database environments

  • Development and organization of all databases

  • Assessment and implementation of new technologies for the database layer

  • Providing long-term perspective on the relationship of the selected database technology to business opportunities

  • Set up, configure, maintain and enhance proper infrastructure to support a large scale data analytics environment

  • Evaluate the technical tradeoffs of every decision


Desired Technical Qualifications 



  • Excellent and proven knowledge of Postgres on Amazon RDS

  • Excellent and proven knowledge of Amazon Redshift

  • Excellent and proven knowledge of  SQL

  • EXPLAIN ANALYZE is one of your most-used SQL commands

  • Good knowledge of the following technologies is a bonus: 

    • Redash

    • Python

    • Shell scripting

    • Docker



  • Proficiency in Git, JIRA and Teamcity are a plus

  • 4+ years in a production environment a plus


Personality



  • Quick thinking and acting with minimal/no supervision

  • Able to build enterprise grade architectures off of minimal and changing requirements

  • Self driven, independent, creative and eager to learn new skills 

  • Aren't happy with good, and build to great


Flexible Location (Remote Hubs): 


Berlin, Germany | Lisbon, Portugal | London, England | Paris, France | USA


We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We actively work to create an inclusive environment where all of our employees can thrive.


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