Database Engineer - Postgres & Linux

RM IT Services GmbH

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Staffing Firms

Industry :

Financial Services

Education Level :

BE,Master of Science

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Western Europe,--Zurich,Zürich,

Key Skills :

Postgres, Linux, Database, Java

Salary :

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Date Posted :

10 Jun, 2021

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RM IT Services GmbH

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Database Engineer vacancy requiring profound Postgres and Linux experience for a globally operating Zurich based company in the financial sector.

Your experience/skills:

* 7+ years of professional work experience as a Postgres DB Engineer with software development
* Very good experience with Java, Python, Postgres and Linux (RHEL)
* Expertise in Elasticsearch, Splunk, Kafka, Spark, Apache Arrow, Presto as well as in deployment of cloud Postgres in Kubernetes or Openshift
* Proficiency in Database administration, Big data, DB setup, Import, Intr-source Data checks, and monitoring
* Languages: English, fluent in written and spoken

Your tasks:

* Designing, building, automating and deploying highly available, robust, resilient and secure database solutions
* Replacing existing Bash and Python scripts with a fault-tolerant solution that packages and moves files between servers while also implementing data backup and recovery procedures to prevent the loss of data from all types of failure
* Monitoring and maintaining maximum performance of databases while identifying poorly performing queries and designing and implementing new processes and procedures to reduce and eliminate database outages and downtime
* Contributing towards new and ongoing Technology projects in areas of Scalability, Performance and High Availability and Automation as well as working with multiple teams to make sure that the infrastructure and the applications that depend on it work harmoniously together
* Collaborating with Architects, performance engineers and system administrators on database and system optimizations
* Investigating production issues and performing root cause analysis while working closely with developers to design, create and maintain schema objects as well as to debug triggers

Start: 08/2021
Duration: 06MM+
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Ref.Nr.: BH17119
Does this spark your interest? Then take the next step by sending us your CV as a Word document and a contact telephone number on which you are reachable during working hours.
Going the Extra Mile.
As a preferred recruitment agency for Swiss banks, international insurances, finance service providers, software and pharma companies, we acquire exciting positions since 1998 in Zurich, Bern, Basel and other regions in Switzerland every day.
Due to work permit restrictions we unfortunately can only consider applications from EU or Swiss citizens as well as current work-permit holders for Switzerland.
New to Switzerland? In case of a successful placement, we support you with:

* All administrative questions
* Finding an apartment
* Health - and social insurance
* Work permit and much more

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Company Name:

RM IT Services GmbH


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Professional Resources, Professional Services Since its establishment in 1998, the RM Group has developed to become one of the leading companies in the field of IT Resources Management in Switzerland. As a specialised recruitment agency, we find highly qualified experts for your projects. This is the basic requisite for the targeted development of IT strategies and for the practical implementation of IT projects. The RM Group is among the few significant Swiss recruitment agencies which fulfills all requirements related to compliance and quality assurance per ISO 9001, ISO 14001, GoodPriv@cy® and EcoVadis certification.

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