Postgres Database Engineer – This is a long term contract opportunity for an experienced Engineer for our Zurich based client in the financial sector.

Your experience/skills:

  • 6+ years’ experience in database engineering with RDBMS with proficiency in using PostgreSQL regarding system engineering, system administration and operations as well as performance monitoring and tuning
  • Familiarity with high-availability setups including recovery, replication and backup
  • Strong understanding of software engineering for infrastructure projects as well as of GNU/Linux systems engineering and administration
  • Profound knowledge in SQL and Shell, Java is advantageous
  • Good collaborations skills for interactions with internal and external resources as well as business owners on a technical and non-technical level
  • Languages: fluent English both written and spoken, German is beneficial

Your tasks:

  • Participating in the PaaS team and contributing to the development and improvement of a Postgres DBaaS platform
  • Providing a high degree of automation and high quality functionalities for end-users
  • Standardization of the in-house developed tooling to provision and maintain the Postgres platform and services
  • Contributing to REST API developments, security designs, code reviews as well as platform engineering
  • Ensuring that operations are consistent with Site Reliability Engineering and DevOps principles

Start: 08/2019
Duration: 05MM+
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Ref.Nr.: BH14559

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