Who we are :
Based in Germany with offices also in Greece, TGN Solutions International GmbH is the leading firm for Premium Price Intelligence Data & Analytics, with operations in 25 countries.
Since our foundation, we have developed as globally innovative platform for premium Price Intelligence used mainly by Fortune 2000 firms, recognized Retailers & powerful Brands like LeroyMerlin, MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group, Douglas Parfumes Group, IKEA, Intersport, Philips, Deutsche Telekom, Samsung, Dixons Carphone, Bol, Blokker, Signa Group and a few hudrends more.
We currently monitor and analyze data from over 30mil products, in more than 17K online retailers in 9 sectors, from insurance market products to consumer electronics and from sports apparel to car parts.
Counting allready a team of 30 talented people , software engineers , data specialists and customer consultants, we have been recognized as one of the most performing scale-ups in Enterprise SaaS as also our founder and CEO is ranked in FORTUNE's 40under40 list.
What we are looking for :
A talented Databases & Systems Administrator to join our tech team as we rapidly grow our platforms and constantly expand to international markets.
The right candidate should have a solid technical acamemical or hands-on background, "get-things-done" mentality and eager to grow into a very organized firm.
Our constantly growing infrastructure consists of :
4 x Google Cloud instances / 10 x Bare Metal Xeon servers / 300 x Virtual machines
Linux distributions, High performance databases , big production databases 300GB each
DB load balancing , Read Replicas management with load balancing and replication procedures, mainly MySQL and MariaDB.
Open VPN internal servers , Git repositories , Terabytes of Storage archives , user management
Job Description and Key Responsibilities :
Perform all setup, configuration and maintenance-level database administrative functions including but not limited to patch installation and capacity management.
Monitor and optimize relational database performance, security and redundancy.
Work closely with our Lead Software Engineer who is leading our technology team to Analyze and resolve database user incidents- needs.
Manage database user account creation, access and permissions
Perform operations in a way that the impact on database downtime is minimized following company's and customers' standard procedures
Ensure all change management procedures are followed
Perform and monitor backup / restore procedures
Work closely with our in-house IT admin responsible for the configuration of in-house and remote terminals connecting to the DBs and systems you are responsible for.
Perform workshops with the company's board to set the vision on our infrastracture and request resources and upgrades.
Monitor scheduled jobs, synchronization processes.
Have ready to deploy redundancy scenarios for any day of week and time, so that our technology team is always able to develop and deliver our services regardless of the disaster scenario cases you are resolving backend.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field
Minimum 3+ years of professional experience managing production relational databases (MySQL, SQL, MariaDB)
Robust experience with Linux distributions (CentOS prefered), setting up, configuring and monitoring performance, networking, user account management, networking, hardware setup and troubleshooting, security & firewalls.
Professional experience with high performance replication , read-write load balancing, managing users-access-permissions
Experience with database tuning, backup and recovery
Experience with version control (Git)
Energy, initiative, and a positive attitude
Ability to apply analytical skills related to problem resolution and keen attention to detail
Flexible to work night / weekend for maintenance or disaster scenarios if and when it is required.
Will be considered as a plus :
Cloud infrastructure experience
Coding experience with a server side scripting / web language for e.g. PHP
A competitive salary
Private health and life insurance plan
Welcome kit including company laptop and worksation equipment
Corporate mobile phone plan (and device if needed)
Hybrid remote work (minimum day / s / week at office is mandatory)
Flexible working hours
A modern working environment with amenities, free drinks, snaks and fresh fruits always in place
A culture that rewards doers
Excellent career growth opportunities
You will part of international projects in 25 countries working for the top global Retailers & Brands
Sponsored conference and seminar attendance
Referral bonus program
Company sponsored social events
In TGN we empower Equal Opportunity and try hard to not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age .