Database Administration Manager

  • IT / Engineering
  • Remote job

Database Administration Manager

Job description

Our client is an award-winning global player offering leading currency solutions for both retail and corporate organizations, from a tech start-up to global corporations. Founded in 1996, the company became first to share exchange rate information on the internet free of charge and in 2001, they have launched a trading platform that helped pioneer the development of online-based trading around the world, enabling forex and CFD investors the ability to trade the financial markets. 

We are looking for a passionate DBA Manager to apply database development principles and practices to solve difficult operations problems. As an DBA Manager, you will be leading the relationship with the development teams, acting as the champion for reliability best-practices including observability, automation, high-availability, fault tolerance, and data lifecycle ownership.


Key takeaways:

Stack: DB2, Cassandra, MySQL, MS SQL, Postgres, cloud DB's from GCP

Salary: 30.000 - 35.000 gross PLN UoP

Location:  remote (occasional visits to office in Kraków)

Recruitment process: 3 - step online process.

Role description:

  • Champion a culture of shared data ownership across Production Engineering and Software Development teams into your passion for eliminating repetitive manual processes using automation, and lead the adoption of automation, infrastructure as code, and configuration management tools in data and database management
  • Lead modernization initiatives to push data warehouse towards best-in-class resilient distributed solution
  • Contribute to approval process for database specifications to ensure all agreed standards and protocols are followed and data integrity is preserved
  • Recommend technical developments to improve quality of the company applications software and supporting infrastructure to better meet company needs
  • Conduct feasibility study and install and test complex databases and associated products to ensure they are suitable for use and meet company requirements
  • Implement and provide input on the design of security measures to ensure required security standards; monitor database performance to notify security experts of any problems
  • Communicate the local action plan; explain how this relates to the function's strategy and action plan and the broader organization's mission and vision
  • Collaborate with product managers and business stakeholders to set and maintain Service level Objectives (SLOs) and metrics that are representative of our customer experience
  • Enable the organization to make data-driven decisions by pushing monitoring, instrumentation, and observability as core tenets of our development practice.

Requirements

  • Experience as an individual contributor in a related role: DBA, engineering, development, operations, site reliability engineering, or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large cross-functional projects, including establishment of goals (both financial and non-financial), scope, and strategy; ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement strategic initiatives
  • The best candidates will have both cloud-native experience, and strong on-premise, bare metal expertise.

What we offer

  • Creative tax
  • Performance bonus
  • 4% retirement plan founded by the employer
  • Private medical health care package for you and your family
  • Multisport card (cafeteria system)
  • Charity & volunteering days
  • Superior opportunities for personal and professional development.