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Senior System DBA

  • Remote - Ireland | Remote - Bulgaria
  • Engineering
  • PM_JR4868
  • Full Time

At DraftKings, we're inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space and are propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Be the strategy behind the game.

We’re searching for a Senior System Database Administrator to maintain, monitor, and secure the organization's production and non-production database environments.  In this role, you’ll utilize state-of-the-art concepts and employ leading-edge maintenance techniques to maximize application availability.  We are looking for smart and focused people who represent the team spirit and are trustworthy allies in achieving great results. The business environment provokes us to be dynamic and innovative and that’s exactly what we are. 

What you’ll do as a Senior System DBA:

  • Work with the following technologies in high-volume/multi-instance environments: PostgreSQL / MongoDB / MS SQL, MySQL.

  • Actively monitor the health, performance, and integrity of all databases and proactively take corrective actions as necessary.

  • Define and implement an effective database backup and data retention strategies.

  • Participate in the assessment and implementation of all database-related tools or other 3rd-party products and in the migration and testing required to move to more recent versions of PostgreSQL / MongoDB / MS SQL  as they are released. 

  • Provide on-call support for production environments on a shared DBA rotation.

  • Provide 24/7 support for various activities including Database maintenance, Application Releases, Application Database upgrades, DBMS upgrades, and Disaster Recovery.

What you’ll bring:   

  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies in high-volume/multi-instance environments: PostgreSQL / MongoDB / MS SQL, MySQL.

  • Knowledge and experience with one of the cloud providers and its database offerings.

  • Hands-on experience with Linux is an advantage.

  • Knowledge of indexes, index management, and statistics.

  • Experience with Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools is an advantage.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with users in written or verbal form.

  • Code writing skills in one or more of the following languages: pl-sql, tsql, python, ansible, PowerShell is an advantage.



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Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence.

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

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