Posted 31 Jan 2024, 11:00 am

Senior Database Engineer at Nearsure

What is it like to work at Nearsure?

A remote team never felt so close 🌐 Join our LATAM team and stay connected while working remotely. We value our team members and candidates interested in our vacancies. Enjoy fun activities like coffee breaks, tech talks, and games with our developers and management teams during your stay with us.

Who needs micromanagement? 🍃For us, communication is key, so we focus on working autonomously, with honesty, and respecting diversity. Micromanagement is not part of our corporate values.

Worklife Balance ⚖️Your well-being is our priority with our People Care team, available from day one to offer support and help with anything from needing someone to talk to, requesting time off or a holiday, or using any of our offered benefits.

Additionally, our Accounts Management team ensures a smooth and effective stay with our clients, fostering a harmonious relationship with both the client and the project.

Here you’ll get:

  • USD 💲 Salary compensation.
  • 100% remote work 🏢 but if you feel like connecting with people you can visit coworking spaces all over LATAM allowing you to expand your professional network.
  • Paid time off according to your country’s law without affecting your monthly salary to ensure that you have plenty of time to rest and recharge.
  • Your country’s national holidays 🌴 allow you to celebrate important events and traditions with your loved ones.
  • Sick or medical leave 😷 when needed so that you can take a day off to take care of your health, and have wellbeing without worrying about work.
  • Refundable annual credit 💸 for you to spend on your favorite perks.
  • Teambuilding activities 🤜🤛 such as coffee breaks, tech talks, and after-work gatherings with your Nearsure colleagues, to feel close to our community.
  • A day off during your birthday week 🥳🎂 to enjoy with your family and friends, ensuring that you have a chance to make memories on your special day.

About the project:

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Senior Database Engineer to join our team and as we build a new Database Engineering (DE) practice. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the design, implementation, optimization, and maintenance of our database systems.
The Database Engineer will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability, performance, and security of our databases to support the organization's data-driven initiatives that are responsible for the company’s revenue generating databases.

You will be able to:

Database Architecture and Design:

  • Collaborate with the team to design and implement scalable and efficient database architectures.
  • Deliver the development and maintenance of data models, schemas, and structures.
  • Document all relevant processes related to database design, configuration, and performance

Performance Optimization

  • Monitor and support database systems (IaaS / PaaS) to ensure optimized performance and automation wherever possible.
  • Perform debugging procedures on database scripts and programs, as well as resolving conflicts. Implement indexing and query optimization strategies.
  • Adhere to best practices in securely operating, storing, backing up, and archiving data. This includes the governance, quality and strategy of standards within the team.

Database Adminsitration

  • Oversee the administration and maintenance of database systems, including backups, restores, and disaster recovery planning.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks, such as applying patches and updates.
  • Implement and enforce database security measures to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of data.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant data protection regulations and industry/company best practices.
  • Respond to and resolve database-related (incidents) in a timely manner.
  • Provide support for application developers and end-users in database-related matters.

Data Modeling and handling

  • Develop and maintain data models to support application development and reporting requirements
  • Collaborate with application developers to ensure effective integration with the database.
  • Plan and execute data migration and transformation tasks when necessary.

Collaboration

  • Assist architects and development teams by designing new databases(or changing existing ones) to meet the organization's application and data storage needs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams within the CTO organization: Compliance, Security, Cloud Operations and Engineering.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand and address database-related requirements.

Continuous Improvement

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and automation in database engineering.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry best practices to enhance the team's capabilities.

 

What will help you succeed in this role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ Years of experience as a DBA, Database Engineer, or similar.
  • 5+ Years of experience working with SQL.
  • 2+ Years of experience working with CI/CD.
  • 2+ Years of experience working with NonSQL Databases.
  • 2+ Years of experience working as a Team leader or prior people-leader.
  • 2+ Years of experience working with Public cloud PaaS technologies on AWS or Azure.
  • Advanced English Level is required for this role as you will work with US clients. Effective communication in English is essential to deliver the best solutions to our clients and expand your horizons.

Here's what you can expect from our hiring process:

  • We'd love to discuss your experience in an interview with our recruiters. 
  • If all goes well, we'll arrange a technical interview with our top developers to evaluate your skills.
  • If you advance to the next stage, you'll have a chance to meet our client and potentially become a part of our amazing team!

Would you like to work alongside top Latin American talent?

Work remotely from Latin America for US clients with Nearsure, a staff augmentation company that values people and culture. Gain cross-cultural expertise and improve your English skills with daily communication in English.

We're excited to have you on board and can't wait to learn more about you.

Apply now!



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