PostgreSQL Database Programmer and Administrator (DBA) - Malta

  • Binary (Europe) Ltd
  • Birkirkara, Malta
  • Jul 21, 2019
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Job Description

PostgreSQL Database Programmer and Administrator (DBA)

Binary Europe Ltd is seeking a driven, proactive, and highly-experienced PostgreSQL Database Programmer/Administrator. You will plan, install, and maintain database systems to ensure the integrity and seamless flow of information for our high-traffic binary options trading platform.

This also includes writing and reviewing code for the database systems.

Our company

Binary Europe Ltd holds a gaming license in Malta that operates via the award-winning platform, Binary.com.

Launched in 2000, Binary.com is one of the oldest and most respected names in the industry. The Binary.com platform allows you to trade synthetic indices, currencies, indices, and commodities.

Our culture

Binary.com is a vibrant and progressive company that blends the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup with the profitability and stability of a long-running business.

Our company is built on a culture that fosters teamwork, individuality, and creativity. We care deeply about cultural and gender diversity. We go to great lengths to foster a supportive, caring environment within a flat organisational structure.

We value staff with a sense of fun and adventure, who are optimistic, and customer focused.

Above all, you must agree with our strong emphasis on business integrity.

Your skills and motivations

You have extensive experience with relational databases, and enjoy working with databases, servers, and APIs.

You are smart, self-motivated, and proactive. You thrive in a dynamic work environment, and approach even the smallest task with an open mind.

Most importantly, you value the importance of constant, open, and honest communication.

We are looking for someone who loves to:

● Test and fix things, especially when it involves working with data.

● Do great work, and inspires people around them to do the same.

● Work with highly talented people in an exciting, multinational environment.

● Get things done in a no-nonsense manner.

● Work without bureaucracy and hierarchy.

● Have the latest tools and technologies at their disposal.

● Learn and improve, day in and day out.

To excel in this role, you must have:

● Experience as a Postgres DBA, with advanced hands-on knowledge of

  •  Database Setup,
  •  Security,
  •  Replication,
  •  Performance Tuning,
  •  Disaster Recovery,
  •  SQL,
  •  Stored Procedures

● Experience with database testing tools such as pgTAP

● Experience with data extraction and reporting for data warehouse/cube

● Knowledge of Linux system administration, including configuration and automation tools such as Chef as well as Shell scripting is preferred

● Knowledge of scripting language and Perl in particular is a plus

● Experience with Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) is an advantage

Your role

Binary.com’s IT team is responsible for the design, development, and operation of our high-traffic networks. As our PostgreSQL Database Administrator, you will plan, implement, and manage the database systems that are essential to the architecture of our high-traffic binary options trading platform.

You will:

● Plan, install, and configure world-class database systems that meet business objectives and the needs of end users

● Assist backend developers in writing production-ready SQL code

● Plan and carry out the upgrade and migration of databases as needed

● Develop, implement, and test database backup and recovery plans

● Manage database security by controlling access to data through authentication, authorisation, and auditing

● Perform tests to ensure database performance and security, as well as data integrity

● Document and administer database policies, procedures, and standards

● Plan and execute data extraction for efficient loading in data warehouse, and ensure extracted data is useful and properly formatted

● Troubleshoot and debug problems in existing database systems, and find new ways to improve their speed, functionality, and scalability

Remuneration and benefits

This position includes a market-based salary, annual performance bonus, and health benefits. You will enjoy a casual dress code, normal office hours, travel and Internet allowances. You also have the freedom to select your preferred tools and systems.

We will also assist you with your work permit or EU Blue Card, and relocation for your family.

Location

Birkirkara, Malta

About the location

Malta is a historical archipelago country in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Rich with beautiful beaches, cathedrals, museums, universities, cafes, and retail outlets, Malta is an ideal location to work from.

For further career opportunities visit: https://www.binary.com/en/careers.html

Salary

Negotiable