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Cloud DBA

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Tech & Software Development
  • Contact: Daniel Stockwell
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 236 4040
  • Expiry Date: 03 July 2024
  • Job Ref: DS 453121

Cloud Database Architect / DBA


Remote until November then 2 days in Manchester

The Business

If you’re looking for a role that gives you a greater deal of autonomy, one that allows you to build a new SaaS product from the ground up read on.

Launched in 18 years ago my client partners with some of the worlds most recognised broadcasters to protect the integrity of their content.

The Role

The business is launching a brand new SaaS product, so this role will be greenfield at its core. You’ll be revolutionising the businesses data management systems using cutting edge technologies within the AWS ecosystem.

Within your role as a Cloud Database Administrator you’ll be responsible for driving innovation and collaboration with cross functional teams and be pivotal in designing, launching and overseeing AWS hosted SQL and noSQL databases to ensure seamless delivery globally.

Core Skills

  • Extensive expertise in MySQL database administration, along with proficiency in AWS database services such as RDS and Aurora.

  • Proficiency in NoSQL cloud-based solutions like DynamoDB and MongoDB.

  • Sound knowledge of replication and high-availability techniques.

  • Hands-on experience in database management focusing on performance, integrity, and security.

  • Proficiency in query optimization and database lifecycle management.

  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools like HashiCorp Terraform and strong scripting skills (e.g., Python).

  • Experience with monitoring tools like AWS Performance Insights, AWS CloudWatch, or DataDog.

Key Tech Requirements

  • MySQL 8.x / 5.x

  • Amazon RDS (Aurora, MySQL, PostgreSQL)

  • NoSQL databases (MongoDB, DynamoDB)

  • Linux (Ubuntu, Amazon Linux)

  • HashiCorp Terraform