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  • Database Administrator / Engineer


    Job Title: Database Administrator / Engineer

    Reports to: Head of Software and Technology

    Location: USA (Remote)

    Timezone: EST

    The Database Administrator / Engineer will design, maintain, upgrade, troubleshoot and query the data layer powering our flagship product C2P (Compliance to Product). You will be joining a remote development team based in the USA and Europe.

    We focus on delivering business value by practicing Agile development principles – frequent delivery, rapid feedback from users and analytics, valuing failures for learning opportunities they bring, transparency in decision-making and minimal tolerance for politics.

    We strive for technical excellence by keeping technical debt under control, maintaining a fully functioning continuous delivery pipeline, a suite of unit and acceptance tests and an automated one-button deployment.

    We value work / life balance by encouraging sustainable pace of development, flexible working hours, and setting enough time aside to take care of your physical and emotional well-being.

    Key Responsibilities:

    KRA 1. Manage and Analyze Data

    Become intimately familiar with data model of the product
    Plan and execute database upgrades
    Assist developers in making changes to the schema
    Assist DevOps in maintaining a continuous delivery pipeline for database changes
    Develop ad-hoc and regularly scheduled reports and KPIs
    Iterate and ship ideas quickly with minimal direction

    KRA 2. Maintain Technical Excellence

    Deliver high-quality, performant and maintainable code with appropriate level of test coverage.
    When incurring technical debt, clearly communicate it to the Head of Software Development .
    Participate in code reviews.
    Keep track of emerging technologies and tools. Work with the Head of Software Development to develop and carry out training plans.
    Learn and use source control (Git), issue tracking (JIRA), and collaboration (Google Apps) tools adopted by the team and the company.


    KRA 3. Collaboration with Others

    Collaborate with the developers, QA, DevOps Engineers and IT Specialist
    Follow processes and conventions of the team
    Be compassionate and helpful to your teammates
    Meet your deliverables
    Ask for help when you are stuck


    Demonstration of Values

    All employees should continually promote legacy of Company Culture through demonstrating its values:

    Working Together
    Respect
    Innovation
    Trust


    Experience and Qualifications
    BSc in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent lifetime experience thorough knowledge of relational database principles and technologies
    3 years + experience in Database Administration
    Deep understanding of data modeling and patterns of database design
    Mastery of SQL and at least one database-specific SQL extension
    Experience administering a relational database, preferably MySQL
    Interest in emerging database technologies such as NoSQL and graph databases
    Proficiency in at least one server-side programming language, preferably Java or Groovy
    Uncommon patience and attention-to-detail

    Competencies
    Impeccable work ethic
    You are self-motivated, take initiative, own your area of responsibility, speak your mind and don’t sweep problems under the rug.
    Meet agreed deadlines
    Excellent communication skills. We are a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
    Desire to learn. You are naturally curious about the changing technological landscape and do your best to keep up.
    Analytical mind. You enjoy taking on technical challenges and getting to the root cause of problems.
    Passion for data science. You can express pretty much anything in SQL. You live for discovering meaningful patterns in data.
    Attention to detail. You know that there are no small details when working with data.

    Benefits:

    A competitive salary, Defined Pension Plan, Paid Healthcare Insurance, Free Car parking, Sports & Social Club, C&R Welcome pack, Canteen, Paid annual leave, Flexible work arrangements, Education & development, Bike-to-Work Scheme, Discretionary annual bonus scheme, Death-in-service, Employee Wellbeing programme.

    Salary
    DOE (Depends on Experience)

    All applicants must apply using the this link.