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Staff Database Engineer

Bitvavo Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted 3 hours ago Permanent Competitive
What is the role about?

We are actively seeking a Staff Database Engineer, a pinnacle role in our technical hierarchy, to spearhead the growth and scalability of our AWS-centric environment. Your role is pivotal in architecting cutting-edge solutions, orchestrating seamless scalability, influencing strategic decisions, and driving innovation in our dynamic, high-transaction-rate setting, integral to our mission in cryptocurrency solutions.

How will you make an impact?
  • Lead the design and implementation of highly complex and scalable MySQL databases on AWS cloud
  • Proactively drive performance enhancements, phase out legacy systems, and establish standards in DB-related subjects
  • Collaborate with other staff engineers to shape the company's technical direction, playing a crucial role in realizing its strategic vision. Simultaneously, mentor your team and forge close relationships with other teams to drive towards strategic goals
  • Ensure adherence to industry regulations, security to highest standards, and development of disaster recovery plans, that ensure organizational resilience in unforeseen challenges
  • Establish a secure and supportive environment for technical teams, fostering open communication about blockers and facilitating a culture where seeking help is encouraged
How will you be successful?
  • Demonstrated leadership in designing and optimizing high-performance MySQL databases, coupled with hands-on expertise in AWS database technologies like RDS and Aurora, ensuring optimal performance and cost-effectiveness
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, and time-series databases
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, essential for leading and influencing cross-functional teams, contributing to strategic engineering efforts at the highest level
  • Proven leadership track record in pushing the boundaries in performance tuning, query optimization, and systematic troubleshooting
  • In-depth understanding and experience in database security principles and compliance standards
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices and tools within the AWS ecosystem, with a focus on Infrastructure as Code and leveraging technologies as Docker and Kubernetes

Bitvavo does not accept resumes from staffing, search, or recruitment firms without a signed agreement. If you send us a resume without such an agreement, we may contact the candidate directly without any obligation whatsoever and no fee of any kind will be paid should we hire the candidate.
Job ID  4274279101
ABOUT COMPANY
Amsterdam, Netherlands
230 Employees Trading
The Bitvavo platform was launched in 2018, with the goal to bridge the gap between traditional currencies and digital assets. An ambitious, developmen...
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