Database Administrator
Light & Wonder
Marousi, Greece
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iGaming :

If it’s iGaming, we know a thing or two. Light & Wonder’s digital team leads the global gaming market, providing jaw-dropping content and innovative software that powers the world's most successful online gaming providers.

Position Summary

The primary tasks are focused on ensuring excellent uptime and performance of the DB and as such, a DB administrator has a good understanding of RDBMS operation in general, good knowledge of best practices, and a passion for ensuring the highest standards of uptime through proactive monitoring, pre-emptive tuning and general attention to detail.

In this role, you will be primarily responsible for MySQL and MariaDB databases, with secondary responsibilities for databases from other vendors, so a desire to learn multiple platforms is key.

Automation of installation, monitoring and maintenance using Ansible and tools like puppet and chef is key with this role.

As a member of a geographically dispersed group of database experts, the DBA is required to work on a shared backlog of time-sensitive tasks and deliver high quality DB services to the Company.

This is only possible through efficient teamwork, prompt escalation and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities :

  • Proactive monitoring of production DBs and resolution of system generated alerts
  • Proactive health checking and maintenance of the DBs including index generation, partitioning, backup updating statistics and performance analysis.
  • DB integrity checks including indexes, data integrity, disk / storage integrity
  • Reporting and analysis, including extracting data from multiple sources and identifying and resolving inconsistencies
  • Database configuration, patching and upgrades according to SG Digital change and release management processes
  • Design and implementation of automation using scripting languages such as Ansible
  • Design and implementation of database monitoring tools
  • Reporting on the stability and performance trends of database systems
  • Improvement and maintenance of existing documentation, such as various HowTo documents, Operations Manuals and Alarms Journals.
  • Qualifications :

  • At least 3 years experience as a DBA
  • Good understanding of the administration of MySQL and MariaDB
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • System administration skills in Linux preferable and / or Windows
  • Knowledge of at least one other major database product including, but not limited to, Microsoft SQL Server, Postgres
  • Good knowledge of shell scripting; additional coding skills, such as Ansible, would be advantageous
  • Troubleshooting skills and an ability to determine the root cause of an issue quickly
  • A willingness to learn and take on new challenges, and a desire for continuous personal and technical development
  • An attention to detail
  • Qualifications

    Years of Related Experience

    At least 3 years

    Physical Requirements

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, use hands, operate a computer, and have specific vision abilities to include close and distance vision, and ability to adjust focus working with computer and business equipment.

    Work Conditions

    Light & Wonder is the global leader in cross-platform games and entertainment. The company brings together 5,000 employees from six continents to connect content between land-based and digital channels with unmatched technology and distribution.

    Guided by a culture that values daring teamwork and creativity, Light & Wonder builds new worlds of play, developing game experiences loved by players around the globe.

    The company’s OpenGaming(tm) platform powers the largest digital-gaming network in the industry. Light & Wonder is committed to the highest standards of integrity, from promoting player responsibility to implementing sustainable practices.

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