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Database Engineer

Tallinn, Estonia
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Recruiter
Milada Gudkova
Roles:
Data
Must have skills:
SQL
Nice to have skills:
AWS
Ansible
C#
Java
Considering candidates from:
Baltics, CIS, and Central Europe
Work arrangement:
Onsite only
Industry:
E-commerce
Language:
English
Level:
Middle or senior
Visa sponsorship:
Provided
Company size:
201-500 employees
Trial period:
4 months
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Database Engineer

Tallinn, Estonia
Linnworks connects, manages and automates commerce operations, powering businesses to sell wherever their customers are and capture every revenue opportunity.
Now, Linnworks is looking for a Database Engineer who will be working on the implementation, configuration, maintenance and performance of the database servers. This is a hands-on role, requiring proven technical skills. In addition to the role, you will be working along with the team in order to transform the way Linnworks manages and distributes information, by using technologies that allow developing the most efficient and innovative methods for storing and protecting data in the system.

Tasks:
  • Optimize database queries to minimize the load on servers.
  • Implement metrics to actively monitor key components of the databases and appropriate sensors and alarms to proactively manage them.
  • Respond to incidents to avoid system outages or restore availability to meet service level objectives.
  • Perform root cause analysis for incidents and implement changes to prevent them.
  • Perform occasional maintenance tasks outside normal office hours as required.
  • Work along the different development teams to provide them support and guidance.
Must-have: 
  • Solid work experience with MSSQL or PostgreSQL.
  • Understanding of internal DB engines and performance.
  • Database Backup and Restoration, Performance tuning.
  • Scalability and handling seasonal variation and load spikes.
  • Database schema, table and index design.
  • Report writing and ad-hoc data manipulation.
  • Experience with high transaction OLTP environments
  • Responsibility, self-discipline, and the ability to get the job done.
  • Good level of English, written and spoken.
  • Thirst for knowledge.
Nice-to-have: 
  • Experience with AWS or other Cloud Services (such as EC2, RDS, Redshift).
  • Infrastructure automation using Terraform and Ansible (or similar).
  • Redis, InfluxDB / Prometheus, Elasticsearch or any other database engines.
  • Automation experience using Powershell, Python or any other scripting language.
  • Coding experience in any OOP language (like C# or Java).

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