DATABASE RELIABILITY ENGINEER

  • Full-time
  • Latvia

Sun Finance Description

We know you’ve always wanted to be part of a team that is behind the wheel of setting global trends, not following them. A team that is led by seasoned professionals who not only look after their business but also take good care of their colleagues. A team in which every piece of the puzzle matters. A team, that is capable of accomplishing great things like hitting the top of Europe’s fastest growing fintech ranking for two years in a row.


With us, you’ll discover that no mountain is too high if you have the right mindset and colleagues to support you. Join Sun Finance!





Job mission

Share best practices and optimize Application database infrastructure with all possible performance and security recommendations


TECH STACK

We run everything-as-a-code with Terraform, Ansible on AWS. We use ELK, Prometheus, and Grafana for logging and monitoring. We run most of our workloads in k8s and deploy them using Helm charts. We do Continuous Integration with CircleCI and Github Actions. We use Slack for collaboration and ChatOps. ScrumBan is for managing our work.

Outcomes

  • Provide technical expertise and support in the use of databases in the cloud (AWS RDS preferred)
  • Evaluate and recommend available DBMS products to support validated user requirements
  • Develop guidelines on database design, performance tuning, monitoring, file organization, indexing methods, security, backup, recovery, and maintenance procedures.
  • Develop automation templates for the abovementioned guidelines according to best practices such as DevOps and GitOps principles. 


Requirements

  • Exposure to administering on-prem/cloud-based multiuser environments with expertise in planning, designing, building, and implementing database systems
  • Good knowledge of the SQL database (Postgres preferred) architecture
  • Experience with high load systems is a plus
  • Experience with cloud-native tools stack is a plus
  • AWS experience preferred, but any other cloud experience should work fine as well
  • Bash/Python scripting experience is a plus
  • Willingness to learn and share your knowledge


Benefits

  • Hybrid work arrangements allowing to combine work from home and office
  • Flexible working hours start as late as 10 am
  •  Health insurance
  •  Well-being activities, surprises, and birthday gifts (sporty challenges, mini competitions with prizes)
  •  Supporting self-driven learning (i.e., paid conference fees, relevant Udemy courses etc)
  •  Receive bonuses for long-term cooperation like extra holidays, etc.
  •  Free coffee & soft drinks to fuel those tough mornings
  •  Variety of snacks and soups at the kitchen
  • Enjoy the private gym
  • Learn and grow in a company of over 10 nationalities
  • No suits! Unless it's Carnival or Halloween
  • Salary range 4000 – 5500 EUR gross