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Senior Database Administrator

  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2019
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2019
  • Stockholm

Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with +7000 employees in +30 countries. From Norway to Malaysia, from Brazil to Sweden – millions of people around the world interact with Schibsted’s popular digital services every day. In Scandinavia, our media houses such as VG, Aftenposten, Bergens Tidende, Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet keep people informed and updated on important issues in society. Our digital marketplaces such as Finn.no, Blocket.se and Leboncoin.fr help people buy and sell new and old things. In addition, our growth companies such as Shpock, Let’s Deal and Compricer provide our users with popular, digital consumer services that make their everyday life a bit easier. Together, this fulfills Schibsted Media Group’s mission of  ‘Empowering people in their daily life’. Learn more at www.schibsted.com.

Two things are crucial for current and future success: The right people and the best business ideas. Schibsted is proud to have a proven track record of success with both. Our philosophy is built on keeping an open mind and challenging ourselves and the status quo. The goal is to shape the future of our industry. To achieve this we recruit attitude.

As a Senior Database Administrator in MySQL/MariaDB/MSSQL, you are responsible for the database service including capacity planning, service optimization, backup and schema restoration.

The role also includes tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests, fulfilling requests and resolving incidents within SLAs. You will also review service related reports (database backups, maintenance, monitoring etc.) on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved promptly. It also includes responding to database related alerts and escalations.

As part of a dynamic and exciting IT Operations environment, you will support some of the most prominent Internet based services and media houses in Sweden and Europe. You will get the opportunity to work in a strong and experienced IT Operations department based in central Stockholm, with colleagues in the server-, network-, storage- and client areas.

Work with great people

Maria
Business Intelligence Developer
"At Schibsted there are always new exciting projects and great development opportunities, which makes it fun to come to work every morning."
Rune
Integration Architect HR & Finance
"I really enjoy working in Schibsted E-Tech because it challenges me every day."
Alethea
Project Manager
"One of my favorite parts about working for Schibsted is that every day offers something new. This plus the support and camaraderie among colleagues makes me look forward to working each day."
Diego
DevOps Engineer
"I love working with highly skilled people and team-players in a company that allows you to grow in the direction you choose while making you feel that your decisions matter"

Skills & Requirements

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Daily operations of our 100+ databases
  • Perform tuning and query optimization
  • Monitor and uphold database health
  • Patch, update and deploy databases
  • Ensure highest security on database installations
  • Work with issues

Skills and expertise:

  • 5+ years of MySQL and MariaDB experience
  • Experience in MSSQL
  • Experience in Amazon RDS, RedShift, PostgreSQL and Oracle is meriting
  • Linux and Windows server administration skills
  • In depth system ­knowledge, architecturally driven, strongly focused on monitoring and operation of the applications and systems
  • Proficiency in the English language.

We offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a modern IT environment with a strong drive to innovate technologically
  • An exciting position in the heart of one of the biggest media and technology companies in Sweden
  • Amazing colleagues
  • Plenty of challenges and opportunities
  • Personal development plan

Great Place to Work

  • Learn and develop within Learning Lab

  • Empowering body and mind with Schibsted Life

  • We embrace diversity

  • Media - The Power of Journalism

  • The second hand effect through our marketplaces

  • Work with products that matter in people's lives

  • 8000 fantastic colleagues in over 20 countries

  • Local and global opportunities

  • Innovation, it’s at our core

  • Personlig utveckling och lärande inom Learning Lab

  • Innovation i fokus sedan 1839

  • Lokala och globala karriärmöjligheter

  • 8000 fantastiska kollegor i över 20 länder

  • Jobba med produkter och tjänster som berör

  • The Second Hand effect bidrar till bättre miljö

  • Media – och The Power of Journalism

  • Var del av en mångfaldig, inkluderande arbetsplats

About the company

Schibsted Enterprise Technology is the global IT company within Schibsted, delivering services, tools and infrastructure to the group and Adevinta’s marketplaces worldwide. The teams within Enterprise Technology are responsible for Schibsted’s internal IT and infrastructure, providing the core foundation for Schibsted’s market-leading brands, including some of the biggest newspapers and marketplaces in Sweden and Norway.

Today we employ over 140 highly skilled people in Stockholm, Oslo, Barcelona and Kraków and we are always on the hunt for strengthening our team even more. So come join us in scaling up Enterprise Technology to the next level, accelerating the digital transformation in Schibsted by creating increased efficiency and collaboration!


1839Christian Michael Schibsted founded Schibsted Forlag

1860Christiania Adresseblad was founded - Later changed named to Aftenposten

1966Schibsted acquired VG

1996Schibsted aquired Aftonbladet

1998Schibsted aquired SvD

2001Finn.no and Schibsted Growth is Established

2003Schibsted aquired Blocket

2011Schibsted Product & Tech Polska is established

2015Schibsted Media passes 1 million paying subscribers

2017Schibsted becomes organised in two divisions, Media & Marketplaces

Robert Malmenbratt | Hiring Manager

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