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Senior Database Administrator (Postgres/RDS and Redshift)

  • Berlin, Land Berlin
  • Regular Full-Time


We are seeking a Senior Database Administrator (Postgres/RDS and Redshift) with excellent technical understanding of these domains, at least several years of experience are required. The job is a remote contract position working on several large database systems.

About the Job

  • Database administration, tuning, management and security
  • Providing technical support for all database environments
  • Development and organization of all databases
  • Assessment and implementation of new technologies for the database layer
  • Providing long-term perspective on the relationship of the selected database technology to business opportunities
  • Set up, configure, maintain and enhance proper infrastructure to support a large scale data analytics environment
  • Evaluate the technical tradeoffs of every decision



Desired Technical Qualifications 

  • Excellent and proven knowledge of Postgres on Amazon RDS
  • Excellent and proven knowledge of Amazon Redshift
  • Excellent and proven knowledge of  SQL
  • EXPLAIN ANALYZE is one of your most used SQL commands
  • Good knowledge of the following technologies is a bonus: 
    • Redash
    • Python
    • Shell scripting
    • Docker
  • Proficiency in Git, JIRA and Teamcity are a plus
  • 4+ years in a production environment a plus



  • Quick thinking and acting with minimal/no supervision
  • Able to build enterprise grade architectures off of minimal and changing requirements
  • Self driven, independent, creative and eager to learn new skills 
  • Aren't happy with good, and build to great


Flexible Location (Remote Hubs): 

Berlin, Germany | Lisbon, Portugal | London, England | Paris, France | USA

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