Senior DBA (Platform Services) (f/m/d)

At IONOS, the leading European provider of cloud infrastructure, cloud services and hosting services, you will work together with a wide range of teams. We are characterized by open structures, a friendly working culture and flat hierarchies with a strong team spirit. We firmly believe that work and fun are compatible, and offer you the right environment for this. Our constant growth means that we are always looking for new colleagues. Become part of IONOS and grow with us.

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Your Tasks:

  • Database installs, upgrades, patching, security, troubleshooting and issue resolution, backup procedures, and performance tuning
  • Advise on scaling our Core Database (Regions \ Availability Zones - bare metal installs).
  • Implement backup and recovery processes.
  • Optimize query performance.
  • Perform database health checks.
  • Plan and perform the database upgrades.
  • Perform maintenance.
  • Work closely with the application team to understand changes planned, perform an impact analysis, and provide feedback.
  • Automate deployment.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves issues.
  • Due to the 24x7 operations of the business you must be able to work a flexible work schedule, which may include nights, weekends, holidays, emergency escalations, etc.
  • Contributes to our roadmap of microservice development in the design of new architectures and services.

We Appreciate:

  • Experience with PostgreSQL version 10 and over in mission critical applications.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL replication topologies, physical and logical replication.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL HA Setups, e.g. Patroni, repmgr.
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL backup strategies and tools e.g. barman, pgbackrest, wal-e/wal-g.
  • Good understanding of PostgreSQL performance on bare-metal and virtual machines running Linux.
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL monitoring using tools such as Prometheus and Grafana.
  • General knowledge of Linux systems, volume management, filesystems, proficiency with bash.
  • Knowledge of supporting infrastructure for Postgres, connection poolers and proxies.
  • (optional) knowledge of Ansible automation.
  • (optional) experience with PostgreSQL in Kubernetes.

What else we would like to tell you:

  • Business level German \ English
  • Outgoing \ good communicator

Job info

Location: Berlin
Type: Full-time
Category: IT Software Development
Work experience: Professionals
Reference ID: 2451


1&1 IONOS is Europe's leading platform for cloud services and hosting services. We successfully support our customers in their business development.

More than 4000 employees in several countries around the world are working to meet the requirements and wishes of our 8.5 million customers.

We promote the development of our employees and their different talents, interests and languages.

We value diversity and welcome all applications - regardless of, for example, gender, nationality, ethnic or social origin, religion, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity, physical characteristics, marital status or any other irrelevant factor subject to applicable law.

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