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Database Administrator — Malta, Dublin & Belfast

Posted by Pentasia
  • Salary 75-80k €
  • Location Malta
  • Reference 35296

My client, a global payments service provider, is seeking a skilled Database Administrator to join their team in Malta, Dublin, or Belfast.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the performance of database systems, including resource utilization and query efficiency.
  • Optimize SQL code when required.
  • Perform essential database upgrades and maintenance.
  • Administer database security access.
  • Oversee and maintain database maintenance plans for tasks like backups, index optimization, and statistics updates.
  • Execute ad-hoc database backups and restores.
  • Resolve database connectivity issues and implement database configuration changes.
  • Troubleshoot and address recurring issues using Problem Management processes.
  • Collaborate with the BI team to meet reporting needs driven by data warehousing.

Desired experience and skillset:

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role.
  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills, resolving issues like lock contention and performance bottlenecks.
  • AWS RDS Postgres.
  • Expertise in tuning server configuration parameters.
  • Experience with upgrading major Postgres versions.
  • Experience in designing database relation tables, creating and maintaining efficient table structures, and managing indexes.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Postgres components and extensions.
  • Development and testing of disaster recovery plans to ensure business continuity.
  • Scripting proficiency in languages like Bash and Python for automating routine DBA tasks.
  • Understanding of security principles and auditing.

Nice to have:

  • Reporting like Metabase or Jasper.
  • Analysis tools like pgbadger.
  • Background in a PCI/financial services environment.

Apply for the Database Administrator — Malta, Dublin & Belfast role at Pentasia.

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