Ref: #59789

Senior Database Administrator

  • Practice Data

  • Technologies Business Intelligence Jobs and Data Recruitment

  • Location Bogota, Colombia

  • Type Permanent


Our fintech client is a market leader in providing data and business intelligence to help financial services professionals make faster and smarter investment decisions. They are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Database Administrator for their office in Bogota (Colombia), with expertise in managing cloud-based databases, particularly PostgreSQL and MySQL. You will engage with multiple engineering teams, while contributing to the seamless integration of database solutions for the company's products.


  • Deploy and configure PostgreSQL and MySQL in cloud-based environments.
  • Optimize database configurations for performance and scalability.
  • Set up monitoring tools to track the health and performance of database instances
  • Implement and manage cloud-native security measures, including identity and access management, and encryption.
  • Develop backup and recovery strategies using cloud-native tools
  • Set up and manage replication for high availability and fault tolerance
  • Collaborate with development teams to design and optimize database structures.
  • Plan and execute database upgrades, ensuring data integrity and minimal downtime.
  • Monitor database growth and performance trends to anticipate and address capacity requirements.
  • Develop and maintain scripts for automating routine database maintenance tasks.
  • Document database, configurations, processes and troubleshooting procedures
  • Provide on-call support for production databases
  • Mentor and guide team members by sharing knowledge, setting high standards and promoting best practices.


  • 6+ years of DBA experience with PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • 3+ years of cloud-based DBA experience
  • Strong experience with relational database systems
  • Strong experience with database security best practices
  • Experience with large volume OLTP database systems
  • Solid understanding of Linux commands and shell scripting
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with IaC tools like Terraform is a plus
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Ansible, Saltstack, Chef is a plus
  • Experience with SOC2 compliance is a plus
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