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Senior Database Administrator at The Stars Group

Senior Database Administrator

The Stars Group Sofia, BG Full-Time
Required languages: English
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The role: Senior Database Administrator

We are looking for a Senior Database Administrator to join and represent our busy and dynamic team in Sofia.

Our tech teams work remotely within Bulgaria, occasionally you’ll need to come to the office in Sofia. Not often, but up to 4-5 times a month and of course, we’ll cover all related expenses. Working as a team is what makes us great and spending quality time together is essential for keeping us mission-aligned.

Are you our next star player?

You will be taking care of various requests and issues from connectivity to query evaluation providing timely support to database development teams in Europe and early birds from Toronto. It is so exciting to be the front person of the group that plays such an important role in Stars eco-sphere

Why we need you:

You’ll be developing, maintaining, monitoring and supporting databases of different types in multiple environments which includes performance analysis and tuning, design and development of infrastructural projects, resource allocation, backing up and planning disaster recovery

Who are we looking for:

Your role will involve monitoring and support of DB infrastructure for the Group along with addressing and mitigating any issues that arise in our high-load oversized environment. You’ll also be reviewing queries and configuration changes to ensure that our systems remain extremely efficient. A degree in IT or a related field is meaningful to make you capable of enforcing development standards and your overall knowledge of operating systems, networks, storage units and their integration in our Database environment is imperative.

Detailed requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience performing database administration tasks using multiple enterprise database products including Oracle, DB2, MSSQL, MySQL, and others
  • 70% of the DBA support consist of handling performance issues in mission-critical and oversized environment with strict timeline requirement.
  • Participate in the development of existing databases and technical design/evaluation of new features
  • Necessity to show good architectural skills and proved understanding of RDBM internals
  • Create and review infrastructural documents (architecture plans, upgrade plans, database migration plans, test strategies, PoC-s.)
  • Monitor and optimize performance for mission-critical high-intensity databases
  • Maintain and review security, privileges and data access templates
  • Administer, configure, and use tools for backing up and restoring databases
  • Create and develop backup-restore and DR strategy
  • Set up various high availability (HA) solutions: replications, HADR
  • Ability to be self-organized and plan to work independently
  • Excellent fluency in English, spoken and written
  • Ability to multi-task, switching between different activities and assignments
  • Possibility of providing 24x7 support for critical production systems as per on-call rotation basis (if needed)

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Good experience in a similar role with proven knowledge of database installation, configuration, maintenance and support as you’ll be developing and reviewing all ETL processes based on the requirements.
  • You’ll also need to have experience with large data volumes and high-load database systems.
  • Knowledge of database performance monitoring and tuning along with backup and recovery procedures is important to allow you to contribute to the development of the system architecture.
  • Good business communication skills and analytical/problem-solving skills are required.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

Your package will include:

  • Health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • A personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • Social benefit package contributing to your lunch and transportation expenses.
  • 1,000 BGN as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • MultySport membership
  • In-house training and development of your skills, progressing your career.

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process.

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