Senior Database Administrator (PostgreSQL)

Opportunity to participate in product that helps companies to detect anomalies in reading from IoT sensors by applying the cutting-edge AI, Big Data and ML technologies. You will get hands-on experience with Kubernetes/ Azure cloud environments, get an NEW specialization as DevOps engineer.

Dysnix is a boutique company, we cultivate secure, stable, well-tailored infrastructures for startups and enterprises and infuse industries with tech innovations. In 2021 Dysnix was named as TOP Global Cloud Consulting Company by Clutch providing outsourced IT solutions. In 2022 we became members of the Linux Foundation and CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation). We are proud to enforce the largest open-source community with our participation.

Project Description
The customer’s company: this SaaS company is a US-based startup, it is well-funded by US VC funds, has developed an MVP prototype for several pilot enterprise customers from the industrial manufacturing and chemical industry, and is now expanding its product offering to other customer segments.

The international team is geographically distributed across US, Europe and Asia. The core team is located in the US. This role will involve close collaboration with backend development and DevOps teams.

Technical benefits of the position
- Participate in product development that will be integrated with world-class companies
- Learn the latest AI, Big Data, and Machine Learning technologies
- Directly contribute the development of a completely new solution which is the most exciting part
- Become a member of a highly collaborative and experienced team in the innovative and fast-growing IoT industry. You will work closely with Senior DevOps architects and engineers as well as developers
- Get hands-on experience with Kubernetes, Microsoft Azure cloud environments, and related tools
- Optionally, you can also get an additional specialization as a DevOps engineer and continue to work with us in this role in the future

What will you do?
- Implementation, tuning, and architectural design of partitioned PostgreSQL databases using the TimescaleDB extension. The DBA will work within the rapid growth of the environment and must anticipate, and respond effectively to the needs of the project as they emerge
- Creation and administration of the PostgreSQL databases in multi node setup environments (including Docker and Kubernetes)
- Tuning and optimization of SQL performance to scale according to the increasing requirements
- Monitoring and automation of databases
- Upgrade of databases versions, applying fixes
- Ensuring appropriate storage and memory are available for the DBM

Job requirements
✔ 5+ years of relevant experience
✔ Experience in PostgreSQL 9.6 and newer versions
✔ Knowledge of different types of database replication and partitioning
✔ Strong understanding of command line and server administration
✔ Strong knowledge of Linux
✔ Knowledge of Bash, Python or other scripting languages
✔ English level B1+, practical experience is important

Desirable additional skills
✔ Knowledge of TimescaleDB
✔ Experience in database architecture, logical and physical design
✔ Experience in database performance optimization
✔ Knowledge of other RDMBS or NoSQL
✔ Knowledge of big data solutions and ETL/BI tooling
✔ Microsoft Azure cloud experience
✔ Practical experience with Docker containerization

What's in it for you?
- A competitive base salary
- The chance to get a permanent full-time position in a distributed team with a flexible work schedule
- Lack of micromanagement
- Paid vacation and sick days
- Fast and flexible hiring process

There is an opportunity to familiarize yourself with the video of our co-founder and СTO Daniel Yavorovych by following the links.

Don't hesitate to share your CV with us, you're most welcome!

About Dysnix

Dysnix is a company with 7+ years of experience in the development and maintenance of highly available and scalable server infrastructures/architectures.

Since 2016 we have been developing Blockchain solutions for Fintech companies.

Since 2019 Dysnix has launched a new direction: AI/ML development. Now Dysnix is actively developing its own products and it inspires the whole team!

We have 59 successfully launched projects in such industries as Data Science, Blockchain, Fintech, E-commerce, Media&Advertising, Gaming&Gambling, Software development, etc.

Our offices are located in Ukraine (R&D Office). Among our customers are companies located in the USA, Western, Eastern Europe, and Asia.

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Job posted on 28 July 2022
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