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Sr/Lead Database Administrator


DB Creation and Management

  • 100% uptime of the databases
  • Create database clusters having disaster recovery capabilities and VPC peering across the infrastructure
  • Manage access, encryption and credential management
  • Setup monitoring and alerting on the database infrastructure
  • Take proactive actions to mitigate issues that trigger the alerts
  • Manage patches and implement best practices
  • Ensure minimal database downtime, backup data and recovery of data
  • Setup database optimal performance

Best practices for Database usage

  • Document database policies, procedures and standards, and ensure they are followed by the team
  • Train team members on usage of database and the type of queries being used
  • Organize tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Run optimized data migrations


  • Ensure database connections and encryptions are properly done in code
  • Setup repository layers using ORMs
  • Review migration scripts and ensure they are run properly
  • Create POCs to use new databases/services of databases

Database Administrator requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience working on a Database Administrator position
  • Fundamentals of databases like indexing, CAP Theorem, Transactions and database queries
  • Solid experience with recovery, security, integrity, performance and monitoring
  • Good knowledge of database design, schema, documentation and coding
  • Knowledge of Nodejs
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to perform in crisis situations
  • Experience with MongoDB, MySql, PostgreSQL, Cassandra

Job Type



Backend Developers

Must have Skills

  • Node.Js
  • MongoDB - 2 Years
  • Relational Database Management System - RDBMS
  • Cassandra - 2 Years

14 - 21 K/Year USD (Annual salary)

Longterm (Duration)

Fully Remote


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