Senior Database Administrator Sporty Group. . Title:. . Senior DBA. . Location: GLOBAL REMOTE. . Sporty’s sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa’s list of top websites for the countries they operate in. . Our DBA team’s mission is to provide high availability, high performance, high quality, and secure ‘Data & Intelligent Service’ to our internal customers. We leverage the power of high quality data to strengthen and equip our enterprise. Our DBA engineers play a key role in ensuring the stability and quality of our infrastructure. With a key challenge being the stability of our database clusters under the heavy load of millions of users.. . With plans for rapid growth, our DBAs are vital for cross-functional collaboration, and implementing the latest technologies to ensure a world-class user experience.. . Our Stack. . Database: MySQL, MongoDB. . PaaS: AWS RDS, Redshift. . Business Monitoring: PMM. . Cloud Services: AWS EC2, Cloudwatch etc.. . Server Operating System: CentOS. . Programming: Python, Shell script. . Responsibilities . . Database / table schemas deployment; Accounts, privileges management. . Monitor and maintain the existing database infrastructure via autoscaling, automated alerts and CloudWatch dashboards. . Take ownership and responsibility for our existing and new database infrastructure. . Liaise with external security agencies for annual audits as well as perform our own internal security sweeps. . Aid in reconfiguring existing architecture and database structure to allow for rapid deployment to new countries. . Requirements . . Openminded and willing to take on new challenges, with the ability to collaborate in a distributed team environment. . 3+ years of specific experience with MySQL administration for large-scale systems. . 3+ years of experience with MongoDB shard cluster management. . Hands on experience on PaaS, such as AWS RDS, GCP SQL, Atlas. . Benefits. . Quarterly and flash bonuses. . Flexible working hours. . Education allowance. . Referral bonuses. . 28 days paid annual leave. . 2 x annual company retreats (Lisbon + Dubai in 2022 / Phuket in Q2 2023 + 1 more TBC!). . Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation. . Payment via world class online wallet system DEEL. . Top of the line equipment supplied by market leader Hofy. . We score 100% on The Joel Test. . Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful. . Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members. . Our Mission. . Our mission is to be an everyday entertainment platform for everyone. . Our Operating Principles. . 1. Create Value for Users. . 2. Act in the Long-Term Interests of Sporty. . 3. Focus on Product Improvements & Innovation. . 4. Be Responsible. . 5. Preserve Integrity & Honesty. . 6. Respect Confidentiality & Privacy. . 7. Ensure Stability, Security & Scalability. . 8. Work Hard with Passion & Pride. . Interview Process. . HackerRank Test. . Remote video screening with our Talent Acquisition Team + live ID check. . Remote 90 min video interview loop with 3 x Team Members (30 mins each). . Pre offer call with Talent Acquisition Team. . ID check via Zinc. . 24-72 hour feedback loops throughout process. . Working at Sporty. . The top-down mentality at Sporty is high performance based, meaning we trust you to do your job with an emphasis on support to help you achieve, grow and de-block any issues when they’re in your way.. . Generally employees can choose their own hours, as long as they are collaborating and doing stand-ups etc. The emphasis is really on results.. . As we are a highly structured and established company we are able to offer the security and support of a global business with the allure of a startup environment. Sporty is independently managed and financed, meaning we don t have arbitrary shareholder or VC targets to cater to.. . We literally build, spend and make decisions based on the ethos of building THE best platform of its kind. We are truly a tech company to the core and take excellent care of our Team Members.. .
Senior Database Administrator at Sporty Group