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NoSQL Database Engineer

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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.

What you'll do

  • Design, deploy and support highly available and scalable distributed NoSQL databases for high volume transactions
  • Maintain and develop data models, structures, and procedures to ensure the integrity of all database components
  • Ensure performance, security, and availability of mission critical databases
  • Set up replication across multiple geographically stretched data centers
  • Handle common database procedures such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, deployment etc.
  • Prepare crystal clear documentation and specifications, including database design and coding standards, best practices and training materials
  • Work closely with colleagues in Database Services and application development teams, and with business stakeholders.

What you'll bring

  • Demonstrated seniority and overall IT experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in the following (training or certification would be a plus):
    • Non-relational database administration (Cassandra and/or Elasticsearch)
    • Design and tuning of NoSQL databases
    • Use of Linux
  • Knowledge of:
    • Automation tools (Puppet, Ansible etc)
    • Code versioning tools (GIT, SVN etc)
    • Scripting languages or programming frameworks
    • Current industry standards and best practices
  • Non-technical:
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team
    • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
    • Open minded, willing to share knowledge and learn new skills
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent education
  • Experience of the following would be useful but is not essential:
    • System admin and tuning of Linux based servers
    • MySQL Database administration and/or development
    • MongoDB administration and/or development.

What's in it for you

  • A generous relocation package
  • Medical insurance for you and your family
  • A free private bus between the office and Malaga city centre
  • Free English or Spanish language classes
  • Fun socials – from weekly drinks to big seasonal events. We’ve even got a football team
  • An in-office massage service
  • Soft drinks and fresh fruit
  • A games room
  • Regular Hackathons and Designathons
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for each four years of service.

Sound good? Then we’d love to hear from you

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Calle Severo Ochoa, 16
29590 Málaga Directions

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 36 different nationalities and 27 languages.

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