Database Administrator

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Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Purpose of the position

Responsible for the database design, architecture and maintenance which supports global high-volume e-commerce business.

Main responsibilities

The DBA will need to place an emphasis on the following when it comes to their deliverables:

Working closely with the Development teams in designing additions to the database systems.

Working closely with the System admin team to ensure that all production databases are highly available, scalable and secure.

Recommending best practice in implementation, management, design etc of an eCommerce database system

Main requirements

  • The DBA will require the following skill set:

    • Strong MySQL skills. MySQL 5.7/MariaDB 10
    • Experience with Highly Available database clusters
    • Experience with Schema Design
    • Excellent communicator to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
    • Stays up-to-date with developments in the RDBMS world.
    • Minimum 2 years commercial experience as a DBA in a large e-commerce environment.

Nice to have

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, Nagios, Maxscale and Percona Performance Monitoring is a plus.


  • 22 days annual leave increasing to 27 days with service

  • Competitive salary

  • Refer a Friend Scheme - €1,500 bonus

  • Health Insurance

  • Hostelworld Credits

  • Financial Support for Continuing Educational Programmes

  • Training

  • Career Development

  • Mentoring Programme

  • Flexible Working Hours

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