PostgreSQL Database Administrator

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PostgreSQL Database Administrator

Malta

#WeareArringo!

Arringo was founded back in February 2018, which started as a 24/7 Customer Service organization and later grew to offer a wide range of services from Software Design & Development to Marketing and Back-Office Solutions.

While our main line of business is outsourcing, we are more than your typical business solutions provider. We’re an extraordinary multi-cultural team with more than 30 different nationalities, we pride ourselves on bringing the best talent from around the world! Professional and personal development is a big part of our values. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.

 

Who are you?

We are seeking a skilled and experienced PostgreSQL Database Administrator (DBA) to join our IT team. You will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical PostgreSQL Database systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. This role requires a service-oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, focus on managing and resolving issues, and establishing and maintaining communication with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their requests.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, and maintain PostgreSQL database instances.
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability, and security.
  • Analyse, solve, and correct issues in real-time, providing end-to-end problem resolution.
  • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations.
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real-time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes.
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
  • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities.
  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong proficiency in PostgreSQL Database management.
  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Experience with backups, restores, and recovery models.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for PostgreSQL.
  • Experience working with Linux-based environments, and shell scripting.
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as Python or Perl is a plus.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.

 

Preferred Experience: 

  • Certifications in PostgreSQL or related fields.
  • Experience with cloud services (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud) and managing databases in the cloud.
  • Knowledge of other database technologies (MySQL, MongoDB, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience in a DevOps environment, with continuous integration and continuous deployment using tools like Jenkins, Git, etc.
  • Experience with Kubernetes environments and containers. 

 

What do we offer?

  • Private healthcare
  • Free eye test
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Performance bonus
  • Company discounts
  • Team activities
  • Extra paid holidays for volunteering time 
  • Company training with full support and constant attention
  • Career progression
  • Job reference
    2305/2024
  • Date published
    2024-05-23
  • Status
    Open
  • Primary job focus
    IT
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced
  • Country
    Malta
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