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lastminute.com is looking for a Database Administrator with certified experience for our Technology department.
On top of the responsibilities below Database Reliability Engineers will collaborate directly with software engineers, SREs and DevOps in order to pursue our vision to let engineers use the right technology for the right use case, self-use the platform delegating also part of Data management in a safe way.
As Database Reliability Engineer we are responsible for the availability, performances, monitoring, and incident response of company databases running on multiple environments mainly based on MySQL, including also other datastore technologies like Redis, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Kafka.
we are responsible to develop, implement and maintain automation tools and manage and monitoring diverse database technologies
Contribute to Self Service capabilities
installation, configuration, monitoring, upgrading and maintaining complex databases in production and non-production environments
collaborate with developers in defining optimal datastore needs and support them to optimize the usage.
Root cause analysis of database related issues
Create, support, and maintain business continuity and disaster recoveries practices such as backup and recovery processes and implementation of high availability features ensuring DB are recoverable from backups / snapshots.
Manage to track, alerting, and reporting of database servers
Be on-call for production databases on a rotation basis
Strong experience and knowledge of AWS and related Datastore services
Minimum 4 years of experience as DBA / DRE working with MySQL
Familiar with Linux OS (specifically, CentOS) and able to use the OS tools to investigate performance issues
NoSQL MongoDB / DocumentDB, DynamoDB, RDS, Elasticsearch, Elasticache / Redis knowledge
Strong understanding of configuration management tools like Ansible and IaC tools (Terraform) and their best practices.
DevOps methodologies and basic knowledge of at least one Configuration Management tools
Ability to write shell scripts in order to automate maintenance task
MySQL Backup and Recovery experience and concepts other than mysqldump
Experience managing monitoring and alerting for MySQL using tools such as Graphite / Grafana, Nagios, Prometheus, CloudWatch
Knowledge of Mysql HA solutions (ex. Galera Cluster) and related traffic balancing methods.
Working experience in an Agile Environment would be a plus.
Experience working with product owners or product managers
Certifications in one of above described fields
Good understanding of hybrid cloud architecture
Experience in the programming language Java
Abilities / qualities
Proactive attitude, strong team working, communication and collaboration skills
Leadership attitude and mental flexibility
Excellent communication skills are written and verbal skill is a must
Good spoken and written English
By joining our company, you will have the chance to :
Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning
Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
Benefit from employee discounts on travel
Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
Receive a bonus after 5 and one after 10 years in the company
Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave