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  • LocationKrakow
  • SalaryCompetitive rates
  • Job TypeContract
  • ReferenceKAR001
  • Date posted8-Feb-24

Vertex Solutions has been providing excellent service to our clients in Enterprise Software, FinTech, Insurance, Mobile, R&D, Finance, and IT since 1997. We work for some of the most innovative names in their respective markets.


We operate as partners from a position of trust, developed through our delivery of essential talent repeatedly. We have helped build talented teams of scientific staff and engineers (in Software, Hardware, IT, and Network Support disciplines) from graduate to board level, allowing our clients to create value and develop their brand.


We provide some of the best technology talents in Europe to a mix of global brand names and cool technology start-ups.


We are looking for - Database Administrator


About the role:


In this role, we are looking for someone to join our global client's infrastructure delivery team in the IT department. The ideal candidate will have experience in supporting databases for critical applications, particularly Oracle databases, along with familiarity with SQLServer/PostgreSQL, Linux, and scripting languages like Bash/Python. They need someone who can collaborate effectively with global teams, design and optimize databases, implement automation solutions, and handle performance monitoring and tuning. Strong communication skills, the ability to prioritize tasks under pressure, and an interest in modern engineering practices are also essential.


Responsibilities include:


  • Working closely with global application teams to deliver projects and consultancy services.
  • Collaborating with the global IT team on infrastructure projects and standardization.
  • Designing, reviewing, tuning, and optimizing databases for application needs.
  • Installing and administering database servers according to Group standards.
  • Setting up and maintaining high availability and Disaster Recovery solutions.
  • Designing and implementing self-service and automation solutions for database operations.
  • Monitoring performance, managing capacity, scheduling backups, and conducting tuning and optimization.
  • Creating and maintaining documentation for database installation, configuration, and administration.
  • Writing SQL queries for applications.


Skills and experience required:


  • Fluency in English.
  • Experience in supporting databases for mission-critical applications.
  • Strong understanding of technology layers in application landscapes.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks under pressure.
  • Interest in modern engineering techniques.
  • Understanding customer needs and delivering excellent customer service.
  • Ability to make prompt and practical business decisions, even in ambiguous situations.
  • Experience in Agile/DevOps environments and assisting in production support.


Required TechStack:


  • Oracle database, Oracle RAC database, SQLServer/PostgreSQL, LINUX, Bash/Python.


Nice to have:


  • Delphix, Oracle GoldenGate, MongoDB, Google Cloud SQL, Amazon RDS; App Dynamics; Splunk; Puppet/Ansible/ Kubernetes; Github, Jenkins.

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