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Senior Database Administrator
157a Piotrkowska St, 90-440. Lodz, Poland
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide consistent and successful partnerships between Architecture, Development and Data Science
  • Identify and resolve database performance problems by proposing and delivering changes to the codebase
  • Deliver changes that allow us to scale our applications and their database, and make sure we're prepared for data growth
  • Act as a database maintainer for the project codebase and review database-related application changes before they are released
  • Provide database expertise to our architects, engineers, and data science teams through code reviews, pairing, and training to help deliver secure and efficient database designs and queries
  • Review, optimize and refactor the existing database schema
  • Improve tooling to detect performance bottlenecks and security issues in the development cycle
  • Participate in the incident management processes to ensure reliability goals (SLOs) are met by working with the Platform Reliability Team
  • Significant experience in using MySQL for mission-critical applications
  • In-depth knowledge of MySQL backup/recovery and replication
  • It would be desirable to have a knowledge of MySQL clustering technologies like Galera Cluster
  • SQL and query optimizing techniques with a demonstrable ability to both diagnose and prevent performance problems
  • Expert understanding of high-performance MySQL (>50k QPS)
  • Working knowledge of PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, Snowflake and Clickhouse.
  • A B1 level of English or higher, and experience in communicating with English-speaking customers
  • You are a good Linux admin

Bonus points if you have knowledge of:

  • GCP (preferred) or AWS data products and services
  • Ansible
  • Helm
  • Terraform
  • Commercial experience of working in a regulated environment, such as PCI-DSS
About us

At Vention, we assemble senior-level, dedicated teams of developers to help fast-growing startups and innovative enterprises drive impact and achieve their goals. We’ve delivered solutions across multiple domains, including FinTech, PropTech, AdTech, HealthTech, e-commerce, and more.


Our culture is rooted in the belief that ongoing growth benefits employees and the company alike. Because of that, we offer:

  • An individualized approach to career development, tailoring growth plans to every role
  • Access to our technology mentorship program as a mentor or mentee
  • The opportunity to contribute to up to 300 original projects in 30 different fields

And that's not all! We also offer:

  • Expanded medical support through Luxmed Complex
  • Сonferences & meetups, organized by our company
  • Corporate getaway & teambuilding activities
  • Polish courses
  • Pizza days, office gatherings, and more from our Employee Happiness team
  • Access to credits to spend across a variety of stores, restaurants & cafes through Kafeteria My Benefit
  • And referral bonuses

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