System and Database Engineer

OceanDBA Ltd is an IT company situated in Quatre Bornes who provides expert services for open-source databases within the MySQL eco-system: MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server databases.


We are currently looking for a System and Database Engineer to administrate local and remote open-source databases and systemsPart of the job will include developing and improving database tools to improve efficiency and service quality.


– 3+ years experience of enterprise-class open-source systems administration
– 2+ years experience with web platforms design, configuration and installation
– 1+ year experience of MySQL/MariaDB or Percona database administration
– Experience with Virtualisation and containers (VMware, KVM, LXC, Docker, Kubernetes…)
– Command line Kung Fu (awk, sed, while, for, tr…)
– Knowledge with networking, security and load-balancing (nginx, haproxy, lvs …)
– Experience in Linux system tuning
– Experience in MySQL database tuning
– Knowledge in SQL(Query Language, Schema Design, Indexing)
– Experience with high-availability platforms
– At ease with scripting (Bash, Python)
– Experience with software version control usage in a team


Bonus Points:
– Experience with other databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Solar
– Knowledge in other programming languages (Python, Go, Node, Ruby)
– Experience with build automation (Jenkins/Travis)
– Experience with caching and Queuing: Memcache, Redis, Gearman, ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ,Kafka…
– Public contribution to open-source projects
– Experience in Graphing software or libraries (Graphite, Grafana, Greylog,Kibana…)


Your personal attitude sounds like:
– Challenger who likes to push technology at it’s limit
– Open-source fan or addict
– Proven ability to solve problems 
– You are not satisfied by “it’s working” only
– High teamwork and communication skills
– Constant appeal to improve codebase and systems
– Interested in learning skills on database systems


Some highlights of the position:
– Startup atmosphere in the office
– No diploma required. We care about experience and attitude
– Team gatherings and team buildings
– Free lunchs & coffee


If you are interested, please send your CV to base64 encoded Y29udGFjdEBvY2VhbmRiYS5jb20K