Database Engineer

  • Location

    Hamburg, Germany

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  • Contact:

    Joseph Carpenter

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  • Job ref:

    JN -082019-84269_1565087550

  • Published:

    2 months ago

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The social network for business professionals - Senior Database Engineer

We are hiring for the Site operations team, who are responsible for ensuring the 24/7 operations of platform runs accordingly. You will be support both physical and virtual servers, managing the back-up and storage systems and databases/data centre's entire network. It consists of 15 people who work on databases, hosting services and networking. Chef is managing the infrastructure and great fans of automation and monitoring. Using mainly Ubuntu linux as the ops system, MySQL for our databases and RoR for applications. As a Database engineer you are responsible for hosting various databases and optimising the database usage by supporting the development teams.


  • Maintain, improve and monitor a variety of databases - MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra.
  • Strengthen the operations team and work closely with Dev teams.
  • Collaborate with the central tech and data teams ensuring Data pipelines are supported and effective data delivery.
  • Manage large volumes of Data, including batch and streaming.


  • Expert in MySQL - Replication, Backup and restore, monitoring and HA.
  • In-depth experience with web applications running in Linux - good skills with linux.
  • Knowledge of non-SQL: databases like: CouchDB, MongoDB, Cassandra.
  • Understanding PostgreSQL and MySQL toolset like- Gh-ost, ProxySQL is a plus too.
  • Python or Ruby scripting knowledge is also huge plus.

If you're a Database Engineer who is looking for that next challenge for a global tech focused in advancing their infrastructure this could be the role for you. Get in touch - Joseph.Carpenter@darwinrecruitment.com