Senior Database Administrator (#1291)

Ukraine, Europe, Colombia
Work type:
Technical Level:
Job Category:
Software Development
Innovative fintech transforming US banking

N-iX is a global company with Ukrainian roots that helps businesses across the world develop successful software products. Founded in 2002, N-iX has come a long way and increased its presence in eight countries spanning Europe, the US, and Latin America. Today, we are a strong community of 2,000+ professionals and a reliable partner for global industry leaders and Fortune 500 companies.

N-iX is looking for a Senior Database Administrator who can become a part of our team. Our Client is a financial technology company based in California, one of the leading companies in this sector, with a buy now, pay later service.



  • 5 years of DBA experience
  • Strong understanding and experience in MySQL administration
  • AWS experience, ideally with prior DevOps AWS experience
  • Knowledge and experience with managing/operating AWS Aurora, MySQL and ProxySQL, Kubernetes

Would be a plus:

  • AWS S3 / AWS certification
  • MySQL 5 to 8 migration experience 


  • Database Operations and Administration
  • 24x7 reactive and proactive support for OLTP databases - hands-on monitoring and
    support to keep our databases running at peak performance
  • Always-on emergency support - around-the-clock availability to ensure problems are
    resolved as quickly as possible.
  • Incident management and root cause analysis services
  • On-call runbooks, report cards, weekly health check, and monthly/quarterly operational
  • Patching, upgrades, updates, scaling (e.g., capacity planning), backups and Disaster
    Recovery/Business Continuity Plan support
  • Project-based work (e.g., MySQL 5.x -> 8.0 upgrades)
  • Performance tuning, training, optimization (e.g., SQL, DB parameter tuning, indexes,
    table design, data partitioning recommendations, etc.)
  • Data model change management reviews
  • Prior knowledge and experience with managing/operating AWS Aurora MySQL and

Batch jobs performance tuning and migration

  • Evaluate and tune batch pipelines (e.g., Airflow DAGs, Luigi, Apache Spark)
  • Prior knowledge of Batch frameworks like Airflow, Luigi, Spark, experience working with data lake frameworks.
  • Batch pipeline migration strategy and best practices support
  • Hands-on batch pipeline migration support from MySQL DB to the data lake including
    testing, performance tuning, and cut-over support.

We offer:

  • Flexible working format - remote, office-based or flexible
  • A competitive salary and good compensation package
  • Personalized career growth
  • Professional development tools (mentorship program, tech talks and trainings, centers of excellence, and more)
  • Active tech communities with regular knowledge sharing
  • Education reimbursement
  • Memorable anniversary presents
  • Corporate events and team buildings
  • Other location-specific benefits