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Database Administrator (m/f/d) - Homeoffice

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote

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Deine Stelle
xentral is growing and growing and so is our application, aside from tackling our legacy (let’s be honest, who isn’t?) we are testing new waters in development and are also building up infrastructural teams. For that we are building up our database team and are looking for you. Come and let’s find out together and join our team as a Database Engineer and take an active role in shaping our engineering culture and the future of our platform.
Deine Aufgaben
  • You develop and maintain our database technology stack (MySQL/PostgreSQL/noSQL) to ensure security, integrity, retention and recoverability of our data
  • You help design, build, test, and deploy high quality database solutions that align with project goals, technology architecture standards and our best practices
  • You are the Go-To-Person for new processes to be integrated into standard operating procedures that also meet business requirements and system objectives 
  • You work closely with our product and development teams by understanding business requirements to ultimately contribute to our overall data roadmap
  • You collaborate with the development team to contribute to our technology and architecture strategy and define best practices for databases and applications
Deine Challenge
After 6 months you will have achieved the following:

  • Together with the engineering department and our technical leads you developed a data roadmap
  • Your team colleagues appreciate your ideas and contributions to our technological development and infrastructure
  • Colleagues from the engineering and product teams are happy to contact you with technical questions and you successfully provide them with solutions
Dein Profil
  • You have a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, related degree, or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in database administration and management
  • You have hands-on experience in MySQL, PostgreSQL database administration including capacity planning, load balancing, high availability, patching, upgrading, monitoring, data replication and migration experience
  • You are also well versed in database scheme design, including logical and physical database design for large scale, highly available and mission critical application systems
  • You have proficiency with Linux, shell scripting and cron are desired, should be equally adept in Windows and experience in private cloud is desirable
  • You are fluent in English and ideally have basic German skills
Wir bieten!
  • Remote first! You work from where you are. Of course you can also join us in our hubs in Augsburg, Amsterdam, Munich and Berlin.
  • xentral feels like home! For us xentral is not just a workplace. We make sure that our team feels at home even during work. Whether from home or in the office, we offer flexible working hours and modern work equipment.
  • Unique culture and structure! We believe in flat hierarchies, short decision-making processes and appreciative communication at eye level.
  • With us to the very top! With us there are many career paths and development opportunities for you, what you can't do yet, you can learn with us!
  • Planning ahead! For our permanent employees we offer 50% subsidies to your private pension plan. 
You got talent? We got the jobs! Apply now with your CV or LinkedIn profile.

We are looking forward to your application!
Über uns
Wir sind ein etabliertes Tech-Startup mit den großen Tech-Investoren Frank Thelen, Sequoia Capital und Visionaries Club an unserer Seite. Wir entwickeln und implementieren unser webbasiertes ERP-System xentral, die Business Software einer neuen, agileren Generation von Anwendern. Wir wachsen überall, arbeite remote oder in einem unserer Hubs in Augsburg, Amsterdam, München oder Berlin. Du entscheidest!
Your Position
xentral is growing and growing and so is our application, aside from tackling our legacy (let’s be honest, who isn’t?) we are testing new waters in development and are also building up infrastructural teams. For that we are building up our database team and are looking for you. Come and let’s find out together and join our team as a Database Engineer and take an active role in shaping our engineering culture and the future of our platform.
Your tasks
  • You develop and maintain our database technology stack (MySQL/PostgreSQL/noSQL) to ensure security, integrity, retention and recoverability of our data
  • You help design, build, test, and deploy high quality database solutions that align with project goals, technology architecture standards and our best practices
  • You are the Go-To-Person for new processes to be integrated into standard operating procedures that also meet business requirements and system objectives 
  • You work closely with our product and development teams by understanding business requirements to ultimately contribute to our overall data roadmap
  • You collaborate with the development team to contribute to our technology and architecture strategy and define best practices for databases and applications
Your Challenge
After 6 months you will have achieved the following:

  • Together with the engineering department and our technical leads you developed a data roadmap
  • Your team colleagues appreciate your ideas and contributions to our technological development and infrastructure
  • Colleagues from the engineering and product teams are happy to contact you with technical questions and you successfully provide them with solutions
Your profile
  • You have a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, related degree, or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in database administration and management
  • You have hands-on experience in MySQL, PostgreSQL database administration including capacity planning, load balancing, high availability, patching, upgrading, monitoring, data replication and migration experience
  • You are also well versed in database scheme design, including logical and physical database design for large scale, highly available and mission critical application systems
  • You have proficiency with Linux, shell scripting and cron are desired, should be equally adept in Windows and experience in private cloud is desirable
  • You are fluent in English and ideally have basic German skills
We offer!
  • Remote first! You work from where you are. Of course you can also join us in our hubs in Augsburg, Amsterdam, Munich and Berlin.
  • xentral feels like home! For us xentral is not just a workplace. We make sure that our team feels at home even during work. Whether from home or in the office, we offer flexible working hours and modern work equipment.
  • Unique culture and structure! We believe in flat hierarchies, short decision-making processes and appreciative communication at eye level.
  • With us to the very top! With us there are many career paths and development opportunities for you, what you can't do yet, you can learn with us!
  • Planning ahead! For our permanent employees we offer 50% subsidies to your private pension plan. 
You got talent? We got the jobs! Apply now with your CV or LinkedIn profile.

We are looking forward to your application!
About us
We are an established tech startup with major tech investors Frank Thelen, Sequoia Capital and Visionaries Club on our side. We are aiming at defining a new SaaS category and empower entrepreneurs and e-commerce vendors to automate their resource planning and focus on the things that matters most to them: their business. We grow all over the world, join us fully remote or in one of our hubs in Augsburg, Amsterdam, Munich or Berlin. You decide!
Your application!
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We are looking forward to your application!

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