DevOps Database Administrator

Onsite / Praha 8 /
Lokation: Prague 8
Languages: Fluent English and Czech

Level: Senior
Form of cooperation: Contraktor (after one year the transition to internal)
Start date: asap
Allocation: Full-Time
Allocation length: Long term

  • For our Section "Energy IT”, we are looking for a dedicated Database Administrator with DevOps experience to contribute to the development and operations of critical infrastructure for 24/7 services in agile working environment.


  • Creating, tuning, and managing databases running on a variety of engines (MySQL, MariaDB, PSSQL)
  • Working within the Engineering team to create and improve automation processes with Ansible for database administration.
  • Ensuring secure, performant, and resilient database systems for 24/7 productive ecosystems.
  • Designing migration strategies for databases for critical tech migration and datacenter migration projects (LogShipping, Replication, Failover, Clustering, Active/Active etc.)
  • Daily operation of mission critical database infrastructure
  • Implementing security baselines and proactively looking to strengthen security posture on database systems.
  • Proposing new methods for operations whilst demonstrating new technological advancements and their benefits
  • Collaborating with technical teams on delivery chain(e.g., development, application operations, networks, datacenter, san, global security)
  • Automating infrastructure delivery using industry standard tools
  • Creation of procedural documentation (Operational handbook)
  • Active participation in agile team ceremonies
  • Participation in On-Call rotation

Minimum Qualifications/required skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in designing and administering MySQL, MariaDB and PostgreSQL database engines for mission critical environments including HA and DR aspects and troubleshooting.
  • 3+ years of experience in Linux system administration including LVM, IAM, RBAC.
  • A history of success collaborating with operations teams, network engineers, and developers
  • 5+ years of experience with automating DBA tasks (preferably via Ansible)
  • Cohesive and clear active communication skills

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • History of success in datacenter or technology migration projects
  • Substantial experience with Everything as Code approach
  • Profound architectural understanding on database design in mission critical and regulated environments
  • Familiarity with virtual and bare metal, self-hosted Linux ecosystems
  • Familiarity with the containerization concept (K8S is a plus)
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring/logging/alerting for databases.
  • Familiarity with SAN/NAS/DAS/S3 storage systems
  • Work experience with Agile frameworks (KanBan/Scrum)