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Database Administrator

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Kifisia
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Kifisia

Sword Services S.A. Greece is seeking to recruit a high caliber, energetic individual to join our Software Development team in Greece as a Database Administrator. The successful candidate will work in a multinational environment on a multitude of tasks supporting our core business in large International Information Systems. The company is currently expanding its activities in Greece offering an optimum career advancement opportunity for the successful candidate who should combine a relevant educational and professional background, with enthusiasm and eagerness.

What you will do...

The successful candidate will:

  • Configuration, maintenance, and operations related to Clients Database Infrastructure that will enhance system reliability, availability, serviceability, and scalability
  • Provide 1st & 2nd level support for various tasks and incidents
  • Provide on call support with a weekly rotation schedule
  • Continuously identify enhancement/optimization opportunities and implement them if approved by the Client
  • Provide pro-active maintenance and support of DB / DevOps workloads with a lean culture
  • Ensure all Client workloads are properly monitored, and all the necessary alerts are actioned when required.
  • Identify automation opportunities to enhance the operations and security of the Client’s applications and the cloud platform they operate on
  • Setup and delivery of new business and/or infrastructure applications, following the DevOps guidelines established by the Client
  • Provide the Client with rapid deployment capabilities against certain prioritization and workload management
  • Report directly to both the Client’s DevOps Manager for workload prioritization and management, as well as Sword’s Infrastructure team

What is your experience...

  • Bachelor’s degree in a CS/IS/IT/System Administration related field or equivalent experience
  • 4 years in a Database Administrator role with experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Experience with MongoDB administration and configuration
  • Excellent knowledge of administration of RDBMSs
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options
  • Experience working with multiple operating system servers
  • Ability and willingness to learn new tools and technologies
  • Excellent command of the English language both written & spoken.

Experience in the following will be consider as an asset:

  • Exposure to monitoring and creating alerts in OEM
  • Working knowledge of RDBMS such as PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Experience with automating deployment using DevOps tools like Ansible, Jenkins etc
  • Experience with a CI/CD Job management tool such as Jenkins
  • Working knowledge of container technologies including Docker and Kubernetes is considered a plus
  • Experience in Cloud Environments such as Azure and AWS is considered a plus

Personal Characteristics...

  • Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
  • Attention to detail and strong sense of responsibility
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

What we offer to you…

  • Competitive remuneration package;
  • Meal voucher card;
  • Private medical plan;
  • Private pension plan;
  • Company car & fuel allowance;
  • Shuttle Bus;
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies;
  • Training & Development plan;
  • Employee Recognition plan;
  • Work in a certified “Diversity Charter” company;
  • Teambuilding events;
  • Social responsibility initiatives.

Applications must be in the English language

Great Place to Work

  • Meal Vouchers

  • Private Medical Insurance plan

  • Private Pension plan

  • Company car leasing

  • Competitive salary

  • Fast-growing company

  • Opportunities for career growth

  • Certified "Diversity Charter" company

About the company

At SWORD Services Greece we believe in innovation; challenging ideas and discovering new ways of doing business. We are looking for people whose ideas and vision can shape our company’s success.

We are constantly growing and we look for people who want to grow with us, who want to be part of a friendly and supportive environment and who want to be part in a team of like-minded colleagues, passionate about delivering excellence.

We value open and clear communication and transparency in our everyday interactions and we act as ONE team since we want everyone to feel they are part of a big family that grows and succeeds!

Pavlos Kastrinakis | Contact Person

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SWORD Services Greece S.A.

Kifisia
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