Senior Database Engineer

Dublin

Senior Database Engineer

Senior Database Engineer

Harvey Nash are working with a global SaaS company to recruit for a Senior Database Engineer to join a growing team based in Dublin.

Some of the Key Responsibilities are to:

  • Troubleshoot issues, bugs and performance of complex systems.  
  • Work with key members of the Cloud Development, Service Operations teams and Support – focusing on supporting the company’s platform as issues arise.
  • You will support the infrastructure by learning the platform from end to end.
  • You will also enable peers in SRE and customer support by being highest level of support internally and externally.
  • Developing and deploying mission critical software
  • Design, develop and debug complex software systems in the area of parallel data processing and database internals.
  • Develop internal services for various data processing components.
  • Develop software to package and deploy such software for distribution as a cloud-based service.
  • Architect and develop cloud-native modules like automatic-scaling, Proxying, caching in these systems.

Ideally you will have a combination of the following skills:

  • Strong experience with performance and stress testing tools and approaches for driving realistic customer simulations
  • Scripting: basic shell scripting, Python, Javascript
  • Solid understanding and experience with databases mainly MySQL (and Oracle)
  • Solid understanding of schemas, table spaces, indexing, and database performance optimization
  • Familiarity or knowledge of CentOS/RedHat operating system (admin/root level)
  • Formal experience on a DevOps or Performance or support team is desired
  • Proficiency supporting or testing large scale web-based distributed applications on containers such as Apache/Tomcat, JBoss, Web Logic, and Web Sphere in a Unix environment
  • Experience developing on a SaaS, PaaS, or Cloud Infrastructure product/solution
  • Unix skills: including development, navigation, file manipulation, permissions, searching/finding files and text contents, and administrative actions
  • Worked on internals of Open-Source projects like MySQL, MariaDB, InnoDB, and Greenplum etc.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, if you are interested in this position or want to learn more you can contact Aaron for a confidential chat at 01 674 1415 or apply directly.

Dublin
Negotiable
  1. Permanent

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