Database Administrator

Tech · Remote / Malta / Cape Town / Gibraltar, Remote
Department Tech
Employment Type Consultant or Full Time (Based on Country of Residence)
Minimum Experience Experienced

About White Hat Gaming:

Founded in 2012, White Hat Gaming (WHG) is an online casino technology and services company with offices in Malta, London, Gibraltar, Chicago, and Cape Town. With a global team of over 500 specialists, we provide market-leading content, including Kambi Sportsbook and over 100 leading games providers.

We promote and foster a highly collaborative environment, offering complete flexibility and autonomy to our staff. As we grow rapidly, we continue to maintain a start-up atmosphere where we help each other and take a holistic approach to our day-to-day responsibilities.

In Summary:

We are looking for a database specialist to help us grow and improve our systems.  We are currently running a mix Postgres on RDS and physical DCs. We are also looking to expand our system to many more services and more database instances.

The Job:

  • Looking after the production PostgreSQL databases
  • Working in a DevOps environment and being actively involved in the software development process
  • Working with us to improve and automate our testing, deployment, and monitoring processes
  • Understanding how our processes work and how that translates into the data we have
  • Working with business managers to extract required data/reports
  • Diagnosing and helping fix production issues
  • Being available to help fix things out of hours, as needs arise
  • Not being phased by the strange variety of things that need doing in a growing company
  • Being proactive and not just waiting to be told the next thing to do
  • Finding better ways that we can get things done

What you already have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience administering PostgreSQL databases – installation, configuration, backups, monitoring etc.
  • Experience with AWS RDS
  • A good knowledge of SQL performance tuning.
  • Experience of migrating production databases while minimizing downtime
  • Some experience in Linux server administration
  • A proactive approach to improving databases as part of a DevOps culture
  • The ability to turn business questions into well-performing database queries
  • Good interpersonal skills and a great team attitude
  • The ability to quickly learn new things and adapt

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with PAAS environments such as AWS
  • Experience with MS SQL Server
  • Experience using automated configuration/deployment tools such as Ansible or Docker
  • Experience of system security at network, OS and database level

How we approach things:

  • Medium sized company with a start-up culture and a can-do ethos.
  • We focus on getting stuff done, not on process or management hierarchy.
  • Working remotely but communicating regularly.
  • Open-door policy across all levels and departments.
  • Inclusive environment with staff from all around the world.

What we offer:

  • A fully remote and flexible working schedule.
  • Training on the job.
  • Opportunity to progress within the company, not limited to one department or team.
  • Hardware allowance to make sure you have all the right tools to get the job done.
  • 25 days holidays + bank holidays in your respective country.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

Thank You

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  • Location
    Remote / Malta / Cape Town / Gibraltar, Remote
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Consultant or Full Time (Based on Country of Residence)
  • Minimum Experience