Data Systems Engineer

You will be responsible for ensuring the performance, availability, and security of clusters of a range of database technologies in a mixture of containerized and non-containerized environment.
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. 

We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes.

Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. 

As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

Your mission

As the Data Systems Engineer you will be responsible for ensuring the performance, availability, and security of clusters of a range of database technologies including MSSQL and MySQL instances in a mixture of containerized and non-containerized environment. 

You will be a main point of contact for various teams for databases topics. As well as being responsible for orchestrating upgrades, backups, provisioning of database instances and day-to-day maintenance of Production and Non-Production Databases.

What you'll do

  • Be point of reference for all questions related to our current Data Systems technologies.
  • Provision data systems technologies both in clustered and non-clustered configurations
  • Using company-standard tools, handle common database procedures such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, deployment etc.
  • Prepare quality documentation and specifications, including database design and coding standards, best practices and training materials.
  • Ensure performance, security, and availability of 24x7 mission critical databases
  • Work closely with colleagues to improve the performance of existing databases.
  • Provide 24x7 support during on-call support rotation schedule

What you'll bring

  • Demonstrated seniority and overall IT experience, including basic knowledge of Linux and Windows administration.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Consultative approach to supporting various teams
  • Experience in several of the following technologies:
  • MS SQL database management including availability groups.
  • MySQL database management with clustered environments.
  • PostgreSQL administration
  • Elasticsearch administration
  • TSDB: InfluxDB / Prometheus / Graphite
  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills, with the ability to research and solve technically challenging problems involving integrated systems.
  • Extremely organized with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English. Experience managing end customers will be an asset.
  • Related education/certification

Nice to have's

  • Experience with configuration management tools: Puppet, Ansible, Terraform.
  • Working experience with Cloud service providers

What's in it for you

  • Challenging and fulfilling work at an innovative, global company that uses cutting-edge tech
  • Global work experience in an agile methodology
  • International, friendly and inclusive multi-cultural environment (over 35 nationalities that speak altogether almost 30 languages!)
  • Competitive salary and relocation packages for you and your family
  • Private health insurance and life insurance from day 1
  • The flexibility of working from home/office to stay both safe and collaborative
  • Flexible working hours, well-being programs, learning and growth opportunities
  • Team building events, learning labs, Hackathons/Designathons 
  • Opportunity to shape the tech community inside and outside of The Workshop, mentoring and sharing knowledge with others 
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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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