DataBase Administrator- NoSQL

Mexico (Remote) /
Technology – Engineering /
Full Time
We are Kueski, and our mission is to develop an ecosystem of financial products which are simple and convenient for our users.  We are part of the financial digital transformation, being one of the key players in México.

We are looking for a Database Administrator who is responsible for the integrity of the company’s databases. Including but not limited to upgrades, updates, patches, migrations, troubleshooting and performance monitoring, present information and respond to questions from different business areas. The DBA collaborates with cross-functional teams to ensure security compliance and performance optimizations. 

Requirements of the position:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science 
    • 5+ years of DBA-NoSQL experience implementing, managing, and administering enterprise databases
    • 3+ years of DBA experience engineering, administering, and managing Postgres databases
    • 3+ years of experience managing relational databases on cloud platforms (AWS)
    • Required experience administering Amazon RDS service
    • Experience supporting ETL and ETL processes
    • Experience with AWS cloud monitoring and alerting technologies such as Cloud Watch and Cloud Trail
    • Good understanding of storage architecture design techniques, theories, principles and practices
    • Demonstrated experience scaling database architectures considering high availability, performance and data availability requirements.
    • Experience designing, testing and executing Disaster Recovery Plans and Business Continuity Plans.
    • Evaluate each manual operation in the delivery pipeline for potential automation.
    • Experience automating tasks with configuration management or provisioning tools (Ansible, CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.)
    • Experience with scripting languages
    • Experience with data governance principles, practices and frameworks.

Technical knowledge:

    • Spanish conversational
    • English conversational
    • Solid understanding and knowledge of the entire IT stack, including networking, security, compute, storage, DB and application
    • Advanced knowledge working with PostgreSQL databases
    • Experience with AWS services (at least AWS RDS, Elastic Compute, S3, IAM).
    • Experience developing security aspects of databases
    • Experience developing automation techniques and diagnostic tools to improve performance
    • Best architecture practices in normalizing databases 

Job skills:

    • Collaboration
    • Communication for results
    • Problem solving
    • Accountability
    • Analytical thinking
    • Initiative
    • Thoroughness
    • Building relationships
    • Change advocate
    • Information systems knowledge
    • Leading self
    • Leading others
    • Leading the organization

Responsibilities

    • Manage, support and maintain database technology and infrastructure
    • Design Kueski’s best practices, architectural guidelines and policies regarding databases
    • Training eligible staffs on how to access and apply the database
    • Database modeling and designing databases schemas
    • Query tuning
    • Work with developers, product managers and other team members review the business requirements and translate them into database objects.
    • Creation of data and performance reports to support  Kueski’s operational needs.
    • Implementation of databases, storage structures, high-availability solutions, replication, and disaster recovery solutions.
    • Identity and access management 
    • Deal with constant optimization and day 2 tweaking
    • Monitor deadlocks and concurrency issues
    • Provide an expert view on tightly coupled systems and their interactions
    • Help with changes and implement a version control system of the database
    • Interact with Platform on maintenance and upgrades
    • Implement release management for the DB
    • Provide reviewing capabilities for PRs related to DB usage
    • Design, test and execute DRP procedures
Benefits and Perks:
- Major medical insurance
- Stock options
- Flexible work time, including working from home 100% Remote 
- 10 days of vacations + 50% vacation bonus
- Personal Days
- Saving Fund 
- Pantry Vouchers
- 30 day Christmas Bonus