Senior Database Administrator

Wrocław Poland

About us

At Aptitude Software we provide software solutions that create a world of financial confidence.

We uniquely combine deep finance expertise and IP rich technology to enable finance professionals to run their global businesses, forecast decision outcomes and comply with complex regulations.

We are proud to have served the offices of finance for over 20 years, delivering financial control and insights to empower our clients achieve their strategies and ambitions. Aptitude Software supports businesses with combined revenues approaching $1 trillion and over 500 million end customers.

Headquartered in London, Aptitude Software is an operating company of Aptitude Software Group plc. ​


What you’ll do

The key responsibilities are:

  • Working as part of a global and diversified team responsible for hosting Aptitude client solutions
  • Provisioning, configuring, maintaining, and supporting single/multi-tenanted Oracle Standard & Enterprise Edition databases utilized by our applications and solutions in Aptitude Cloud Service environments running on AWS
  • Own, manage, and coordinate Oracle database backup, cloning, and disaster recovery events & procedures
  • Effectively maintain and optimize Oracle database configuration, storage, and archival with a critical focus on performance management and cost savings
  • Conduct performance analysis and partner with our development teams on tuning of the processes and database
  • Perform Oracle database monitoring, manage user access, and support ticket resolution and reporting
  • As a key point of contact in Aptitude Cloud Service, you will ensure adherence to controls and security in all lifecycle phases
  • Develop automated provisioning and configuration processes
  • Create and maintain technical documentation to ensure consistency

What we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, attributes & experience:

  • 3+ years experience in Oracle database administration as a DBA
  • Experience managing live production databases at an enterprise and/or SaaS level
  • Good knowledge of both database and program code performance tuning, understanding execution plans, use of statistics, etc.
  • Experience operating Oracle databases in a public cloud
  • Ability to work independently and determine priorities of tasks as part of a geographically separated team
  • Flexibility in working hours to accommodate cross time zone collaboration and customer specific release windows
  • Educated to degree level or higher, preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline
  • Sense of humour and strong interpersonal, teamwork and problem-solving skills
  • Very good spoken and written English

Advantageous Skills:.

  • Experience with cloud technologies, specifically AWS
  • Experience hosting databases for external clients
  • Experience with AWS Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Knowledge of Linux and Shell Scripting
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration/Delivery tools and processes
  • Knowledge of financial accounting principles

What you’ll get

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Profit related bonus
  • Ability to purchase company shares on preferential terms
  • Private healthcare (for employee and family)
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Social Fund (multisport card, gift card for Christmas & Easter)
  • English lessons during working hours (online)
  • Training budget
  • Chillout room, board games, PS4
  • Work from home options
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social Committee activities

How to apply

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Senior Database Administrator

Wrocław Poland

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