The Database Administrator is responsible for the configuration, performance, integrity, security, and high availability of our databases. He collaborates with the software architect to design the database strategies. He works in a team of DevOps engineers and is involved in planning, developing, and troubleshooting of databases.
Configure highly available database clusters in a Kubernetes environment. Evaluate application workloads and assess configuration fitness.
Monitor database health & performance.
Anticipate future database issues and plan automated tasks to minimize risks.
Coach development teams on database-related topics. Help with design issues, document good practices, provide advice and recommendations.
Support development and test teams with database-related performance issues.
Create or maintain technical documentation
Make work estimates for the tasks assigned to you
Plan, track and report your daily work and your assigned tasks to your direct manager
Follow the EVS software development process (Source Control Management, Defect Tracking, Coding Rules, Continuous Integration)
Coach and guide junior team members
Engineer, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science (high school or university)
At least 5 years of experience
Technical skills :
Very good knowledge of PostgreSQL:
performance analysis and troubleshooting
common tools and extensions
failover managers : repmgr, Patroni, etc.
Knowledge of disaster recovery principles and practices, including planning, testing, backup/restore
Very good knowledge of Linux systems, including performance analysis
Knowledge of Kubernetes and Docker is a plus, specifically the Zalando Postgres operator
Knowledge of the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a plus
Knowledge of Apache Cassandra is a plus
Good knowledge of common development tools (Git, TeamCity, etc)
Experience in Agile Application Development & Scrum methodologies is a plus
Soft skills :
Focus on quality, detail-minded, willing to take care of customer point of view
A critical but constructive mindset focused on delivery constraints and pragmatism
Open for changes and continuous learning
Capable of executing tasks autonomously, of planning and communicating planning and progress, of getting help where needed
Shows initiative, is curious, and communicates well about initiatives
Good written and verbal communication skills share information actively; respond properly, reports on time; accept criticism and other opinions, addresses criticism constructively
Excellent team player
High-stress resistance; does not give up in crisis; does not lose control under pressure
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Fluent in French or English
Working knowledge of English
Becoming Part of the EVS Team not only means that you will receive a competitive salary in line with your skills and the market, but also a range of other additional wellness and healthcare benefits. Our flexible schedules and hybrid way of working (homeworking) policies will help you preserve your work-life balance. EVS will give you the tools to develop your skills and your career by giving you the opportunities of internal mobilities and a wide range of trainings. We encourage our motivated talents with a friendly, lively, and inclusive environment.