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ExpiredDatabase Engineer

DevelopmentBulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Moldova, Ukraine, Croatia, Hungary, Kosovo, Cyprus (restricted)Full-TimeContract

about 2 months ago


Xogito is a global citizen company operating worldwide in a virtual environment. We are industry leaders in remote work. Every day we help our clients exceed their business goals and gain invaluable experience of it. 

For our Infrastructure Operations Team, we are looking for 

Database Engineer

Full time, permanent, remote job

Purpose of the Role

The Database Engineer is responsible for continuously pushing the boundaries of our data infrastructure capabilities through the development of tools to improve infrastructure leverage, collaborating with engineers across various teams to on-board and support new products, and continuing to drive improvements to the resiliency and availability of database platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, patch, upgrade, configure, tune and maintain MySQL databases
  • Troubleshoot critical performance bottlenecks for MySQL databases
  • Review and assess the impact of database design changes prior to their implementation
  • Collaborate with other IT teams and Vendors to resolve complex and multi-disciplinary issues
  • Ensure that databases are monitored, maintained, backed up, and available as appropriate
  • Manage database security with an adherence to security policy
  • Review stress testing results and provide recommendations to development teams
  • Automate management tasks, streamline processes, and perform standard administrative functions
  • Mentor, assist, encourage, and serve as a backup to other team members
  • Managing RDS, Elasticsearch with high availability and high scalability
  • Build, scale, and administer PostgreSQL infrastructure with a focus on the performance, availability

Required Experience & Knowledge

  • Understanding of MySQL’s underlying storage engines
  • Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL
  • Knowledge to upgrade 5.x to latest versions
  • Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases
  • Strong knowledge in PostgreSQL, setup PostgreSQL HA and troubleshooting scalability issues.
  • Strong knowledge of ODBC/JDBC client/server communication
  • Automation experience with Shell, Python, Ruby, Perl and SQL scripting
  • Work experience with OLTP, OLAP, Staging, and Data warehouse configuration
  • Experience with configuration management like Terraform/Ansible
  • Experience in RDS, Elasticsearch

Skills and Attributes

  • Analytical skills necessary to perform troubleshooting of errors and performance issues
  • Experience with activities for business-critical systems
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills
  • Customer-oriented attitude with good prioritization skills
  • Excellent teamwork ability

Required Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related degree
  • Any IT certifications will be considered as a big advantage
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) 

Benefits of winning a career at Xogito

  • Reward and recognition, a long-term commitment to excel in your career
  • Remote work model supporting the value of family time and work-life balance
  • Career development path, respecting both your professional interests and the company's strategic goals
  • Access and support for good training and certification programs as needed
  • Engagement within the global IT society, adding value to the remote work community
  • Regular company off-sites and co-working days
  • Top of the scale remuneration and KPI based performance bonuses
  • Vacation days, paid sick leave and personal days off
  • Eastern Time work schedule perfect for someone who enjoys personal time in the morning

As an employer, Xogito stands for bringing together and nurturing top digital talent. Our team consists of seasoned IT Professionals who solve extreme technical challenges with curiosity and excellence. We believe that the Agile SWD, TDD, cloud computing and open source technologies are the present and the future of technology. In our day-to-day activities we adhere to best industry practices and we make the best of it.

Please apply by sending an updated version of your CV/LinkedIn profile in English. All applications will be reviewed, only suitable candidates will be contacted. 

Perks & Benefits

  • Paid vacation
  • Recurring pay raises
  • Bonuses
  • Company holidays/retreats
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