DataOps Engineer

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15231
Published: 6 months ago
Our client, a leading IT company, is currently looking for a DataOps Engineer to join the DevOps team and who will primarily be responsible  to assist with the software delivery cycle focusing primarily on database administration and integration with CI/CD pipelines.

Description:
  • Monitor, maintain and improve the governance of existing databases (Oracle / MySQL / MSSQL).
  • Work closely with software development team to understand requirements and aid the development of the solution accordingly.
  • Suggest tools for increased productivity, security, reliability, and performance.
  • Maintain and develop tools for performance monitoring using Grafana/ Prometheus or similar tools.
  • Execution of routine tasks, such as database backups, disaster recovery procedures, SQL optimisation and security patching.
  • Assist the team in researching new open-source technologies, building proof of concepts and introducing new technologies to support applications.
  • Ability to analyse problems, identify and understand application requirements and perform any SQL optimisations required to support the underlying applications.
  • Strong planning and prioritisation skills
  • Strong creativity, problems solving skills and ability to apply original thinking to produce new ideas and innovative solutions
  • Strong collaboration skills that enable coordination of activities between technical teams
  • Willingness to track, assess and incorporate practices and technology developments into day-to-day working
  • Ability to acquire new knowledge and learn new skills rapidly
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
  • At least 2-years’ experience in database administration.
  • Experience in working with RDBMS such as Oracle, MYSQL, PostgreSQL & MSSQL and will be considered as an asset.
  • Experience in working with Windows and Linux operating systems is considered an asset
  • Experience with scripting using bash and python is considered an asset
  • Good working knowledge of virtualisation and infrastructure technologies such as VMWare, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Strong understanding of network protocols and client-server communication
  • Good communications skills, verbal and written
  • Proficient in English language