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IT Database Administrator MySQL (Berlin, Deutschland)


We are looking for a talented, motivated MySQL Database Administrator for our Berlin-based Database Administration team. As member of this team, you will be responsible for the administration of over a hundred relational MySQL/MariaDB databases within our Linux based infrastructure. In this position you will have the option to work from home for the most part if you are based within Germany or the UK. Occasional travel to the office in either Berlin or London may be required.

Key Tasks: 

  • Being responsible for the administration of relational MySQL/MariaDB databases within our Linux based infrastructure

  • Taking care of the installation, maintenance and operation of the databases

  • Planning and implementing database updates and upgrades

  • Analysing database related incidents and finding long-term solutions and strategies

  • Supporting and advising our developers with SQL query analysis and performance optimisations

  • Taking on your own projects for further improvement and automation in the company

Skills & Expertise

  • Several years’ experience and good knowledge in the field of MySQL Database Administration, especially in Performance Tuning, Backup and Recovery, High Availability Architectures and SQL optimization

  • High affinity for Linux (Debian) and Open Source

  • Scripting experience in bash, python and experience with configuration tools such as Chef

  • Cloud Experience (AWS) would be ideal

  • Analytical thinking and a structured, goal-oriented way of working

  • Fluency in either English or German, speaking both would be a plus

What can we offer you?

  • Flexible working hours – no more wasting a vacation day for an administrative appointment

  • Excellent work-life balance and a true family-first mindset

  • Home-office optional (if you are based within Germany or the UK)

  • A beautiful office in the heart of Berlin

  • Numerous training opportunities to nurture self-development

  • Fresh fruit and a selection of hot and cold beverages; and Open-Fridge-Fridays

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