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Senior Cloud Database Administrator



Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Who We Are:

Ivanti elevates and secures Everywhere Work so that people and organizations can thrive. In today’s work environment, employees use a myriad of devices to access IT applications and data over multiple networks to stay productive, wherever, and however, they work. Ivanti is the only company connecting industry-leading cybersecurity, unified endpoint management, and enterprise service management technologies with the Ivanti Neurons intelligent automation suite to empower users to self-service and enable devices to self-heal and self-secure. Over 40,000 customers, including 96 of the Fortune 100, have chosen Ivanti to discover, manage, secure and service their IT assets from cloud to edge, so they can deliver excellent digital employee experiences and improve IT and security team productivity and efficiency. At Ivanti, we strive to create an environment where all perspectives are heard, respected, and valued and are committed to a more sustainable future for our customers, partners, employees and the planet. For more information, visit www.ivanti.com and follow @GoIvanti.

Our Culture:

Teamwork is intrinsic to what we do and why we do it. We are accountable to each other – and support one another. We provide opportunities to grow, learn, add value, and thrive – while also achieving new levels of performance. We treat all with appreciation, dignity, and respect. It is through diverse and inclusive hiring, decision-making, and commitment to our employees and partners that we will continue to build and deliver world-class solutions for our customers.

Why We Need You!

The Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Database team is a growing global team that partners closely with Product Engineering, Security, and Support. We are responsible for the reliability, deployment, and continuous operation of the Ivanti Cloud services. We need your help to take our existing platform to the next level.

Senior Cloud Database Administrators (DBAs) are responsible for designing, implementing, running, and optimizing Ivanti’s cloud-based database systems in a fast-paced atmosphere. These include both Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) and NoSQL databases.

What You Will Be Doing:

· Lead the design, implementation, and management of cloud-based RDBMS (e.g., SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL (e.g., MongoDB, Redis) databases.

· Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess data requirements, design database schemas, and ensure optimal data architecture.

· Oversee database performance, analysing and optimizing query performance, indexes, and resource utilization.

· Develop and implement backup, recovery, and disaster recovery strategies for databases.

· Manage database migrations from AWS to Azure,

· Be familiar with database refresh activities.

· Implement and enforce database security measures, access controls, and compliance with data protection regulations.

· Manage database scalability, storage allocation, and resource provisioning to accommodate evolving data workloads.

· Automate database maintenance tasks, performance tuning, and monitoring using scripting and automation tools.

· Collaborate on database capacity planning, scaling, and resource optimization initiatives.

· Work closely with product development teams to ensure optimal database design and query performance.

· Lead troubleshooting efforts for complex database issues and provide effective solutions under pressure.

· Provide mentorship and technical guidance to junior DBAs, fostering their professional growth.

  • Write documentation and training material.
  • Train other colleagues.
  • Stand up new database services in new and existing data centers.

· Participate in an on-call rotation for 24 x 7 coverage.

· Work shifts that may match up with the United States’ day and night shifts.

To Be Successful in The Role, You Will Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience) with 4-7 years of professional experience.
  • Extensive experience as a Cloud Database Administrator, with proficiency in both RDBMS and NoSQL databases.
  • Strong expertise in cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP, and their respective database services.
  • In-depth understanding of database architecture, design, data modelling, and normalization principles.
  • Proven track record of optimizing database performance, query optimization, and index management.
  • Experience with implementing high availability, disaster recovery, and data replication solutions.
  • Knowledge of database security best practices, encryption, and access controls.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., SQL, PowerShell, Python, Bash) for automation and monitoring tasks.
  • Proficiency in using monitoring tools like Datadog, New Relic, SolarWinds DPA, Redgate etc.
  • Leadership skills to mentor and guide junior DBAs, promoting collaboration and knowledge-sharing.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to handle complex database issues effectively.
  • Stay current with emerging cloud technologies, database trends, and best-practices.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work seamlessly within a geographically dispersed team and across departments.
  • Relevant certifications in cloud platforms and database technologies are advantageous.
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work in Poland (Warsaw preferred).
  • Willingness to work non-standard shifts.

Organizational Culture

Ivanti provides a supportive environment for motivated individuals looking to grow their careers and realize high earnings potential. Join a challenging, technology focused environment, earn a competitive salary and benefits package, receive the training you need to stay ahead of the curve, and work in a casual, smart, and fast-paced organization.

At Ivanti, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Ivanti believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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