Database Administrator for complex, high available SaaS applications

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Professional (3 to 5 years) Job Netherlands, Delft Technology Netherlands

The Job

As a DBA you are responsible for managing our database servers for various products and you are always looking for improvements to increase the availability, performance and sustainability of the platforms. And instead of configuring everything manually and repeating tasks over and over again, you have a drive to automate (Terraform and Chef are our preferred tools) whatever needs to be done more than once.

Exact provides a multitude of SaaS offerings to its customers. All of them rely strongly on storing data in relational and sometime non-relational databases. We use AWS, Azure and traditional hosting to provide our services from. You take great pride in providing a high available, performing and sustainable database environment for use in Exact’s hosted products. Mostly MS SQL Server is used ranging from a single server to a multi cluster environment that must be available for 99.9% and perform consistently. Also MySQL and NoSQL databases are in use for our products.

Your responsibilities;
  • Manage configure and maintain the database servers and processes including clusters of servers
  • Monitor system's health and performance
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security
  • Analyze, solve, and correct issues
  • Provide suggestions for solutions to development and infrastructure teams
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours

You Offer

  • 5 years of experience as a SQL Server DBA or similar role
  • 5 years of experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO)
  • 5 years of experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • 5 years of experience of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • 2 years of experience with MySQL Server Administration experience required
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

We Offer @ Delft

  • Competitive salary incl. a 13th month.
  • All the room your ambition needs.
  • Events such as the Global Exact Hackathon and Exact Tech Talks to develop and showcase your skills.
  • Useful training sessions via our learning and development center that help you to fulfill your career potential.
  • A competitive salary package.
  • Healthy food from our restaurant every day.
  • Friday afternoon drinks at our bar “Bits & Bytes”.
  • Solid and warm guidance with regards to relocation if you are coming from abroad
  • Our own fitness center 

Our Culture

Exact combines the energy of a startup with the benefits of a multinational. We think actions speak louder than words and continuously strive for innovation; technical as well as personal. Each day again, we challenge ourselves and each other to be better than the day before. There’s never a dull moment at Exact.
Exact has an open and welcoming culture in which anybody can have impact. We value ideas by their merit, not by their source. New opinions, people and principles keep our minds flexible, while we stay committed to our mission of empowering SME’s to be the driving force of the global economy.
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Recruiter Lennaert Buschman
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