PostgreSQL DBA

Isle of Man


Job Description

Following impressive growth, Derivco Isle of Man are looking to recruit a PostgreSQL DBA specifically for our Sportsbook product. As the PostgreSQL DBA in our Sportsbook team, you will be responsible for maintaining our databases and, together with our existing product teams, optimise the usage of them. The product relies heavily on a highly performant database, which the DBA will be responsible for ensuring is always running optimally. They will also be required to maintain the back-up and DR strategy for these databases and work closely with our data team based in Stockholm.

As our PostgreSQL DBA you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining existing PostgreSQL databases, including backups, upgrades and monitoring
  • Assisting developers with designing data models, optimising SQL queries and debugging lock congestions and deadlocks
  • Assisting design and implementation of future database environments
  • Providing technical expertise across the product portfolio, covering both software deployment and support
  • Actively engaging and building relationships with operators, development teams and third-party providers
  • Providing ongoing automation and monitoring solutions

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Required Skills

  • A minimum 3 years of professional work experience with PostgreSQL database maintenance, administration and automation
  • Experience optimising SQL queries and data models for performance and concurrency
  • Low level Linux system administration knowledge
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to self-direct and prioritise
  • A team player who enjoys working in a collaborative and cutting-edge environment

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