Job Description

Company Description

OpenBet is sport. The world's top sports betting brands choose OpenBet as their partner for world class content, leading tech and tailored services. We have their back. So they’re ready with exciting, memorable and safe sports betting experiences, to entertain millions of players worldwide.

OpenBet’s mission is to power growth and player engagement for operators through a global betting ecosystem that delivers at scale, at speed, at every great sports event. Our 1000 talented colleagues are the market's top team. We achieve billions of bets in a season; 60,000+ per second (more transactions than Amazon on Prime Day); 100% uptime (zero Superbowl crashes!) and we're built on 25 years of imaginative technology that is iterated daily.  

OpenBet has established a premium client base of more than 75 operators worldwide and has 34 licences across the fastest growing regulated sports betting markets in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The team is growing at scale driven by accelerated demand for our products and significant investment. We offer the speed, dynamism and growth opportunities of a start-up, underpinned by the stability and strength of a global employer.  

Working at OpenBet every day is an opportunity for you to create exciting betting entertainment for millions of sports fans across the globe.

Job Description

This role is performed by technical engineers responsible for the physical and technical aspects of a PostgreSQL database systems. 

These are just some of the tasks you may work on as a Senior Datbase Administrator at OpenBet.

  • Performance Monitoring and Tuning;
  • Storage and Capacity Planning;
  • Installation, Configuration, Upgrade, Migration and Troubleshooting;
  • Database Security;
  • Build and manage DR solutions for disaster recoverability.
  • Maintains the database health (i.e Instance, (ASM or non ASM) Disk Groups, Cluster, and Tablespaces.
  • Reorganize database to reclaim fragmented space;
  • Provides recommendation to optimize and tune database performance.
  • Automate database backups online (hot backup).
  • Implements incremental cumulative, compressed and encrypted database backup and recovery using Recovery Manager;
  • Configure and performs Restore and Recovery operations;
  • Project the database storage workload and effectively plan the disk space requirement (Capacity Planning).
  • Implements and enforces security for databases.
  • Creates Linux / Unix scripts;
  • Potential interaction with clients (internal or external) in order to understand and meet requirements for the delivery of services related to database products.

Qualifications

If you are the right candidate for us you will be able to demonstrate:

  • 5+ years extensive experience in PostgreSQL database administration
  • Proven knowledge in PostgreSQL installation and configuration;
  • Experience and knowledge in PostgreSQL administration on Linux environments;
  • Proven knowledge of various backup procedures / strategies;
  • Experience in sizing or crafting the PostgreSQL databases;
  • Experience in configuring and supporting Database Monitoring tools;
  • Proficient in working with high availability environment along with alignment to process;
  • Experience in developing scripts for various DBA activities and automations.
  • In addition to the PostgreSQL administration, it is highly desirable for the candidate to have exposure and appetite in big data frameworks like Kafka, Storm, Elastic, Samza, Flink etc.

It would also be great to see these skills/experiences as well:

  • Knowledge of Informix and/or mySQL/mariadb database administration;
  • Knowledge of a Big Data framework setup and management;
  • You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies;
  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work;
  • Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management;
  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed;
  • Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications;
  • General scripting skills: Bash, Perl, Python, Javascript etc.

Additional Information

Why would you enjoy working with us at OpenBet?

  • Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace;
  • The opportunity to interact with global teams, and where appropriate switch teams and projects as you and our business continue to develop and grow;
  • Tangible and genuine career development - at OpenBet, where you can take your career where you want it to go!
  • Exposure to real-world and business-critical projects & the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce sportsbooks whilst working with various clients and seeing lots of code!
  • Flexible working, this role is open to remote workers based out of Athens and having full working rights to work anywhere else within Greece.

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