Mongo Database Administrator – Banking

Europe Contract / 1 year contract €400 - €600 per day

Mongo Database Administrator – Banking Client – Brussels

Rate: €400 – €600 euro

Duration: 1 year freelance contract + extensions

Hybrid Working Solution: 3 days in a month onsite, the rest can be worked remote

Database Administrator duties and responsibilities

  • Installing, tuning, and upgrading the infrastructures
  • Proactively and regularly making recommendations for database improvements (policies, procedures & standards)
  • Monitoring system performance and identifying problems that arise
  • Responding in a timely manner to user-reported errors
  • Protecting the database against threats or unauthorized access by establishing and maintaining security and integrity controls
  • Ensuring that the database is adequately backed up and able to be recovered in the event of disaster
  • Reporting on metrics regarding usage and performance
  • Suggesting changes and improvements for database maintenance, performance, reliability, and protection
  • Regularly liaising with IT project teams including database programmers
  • Maintain detailed documentation of database design/architecture & configuration

Work outside of business hours is sometimes required as launches in production are generally carried out after 5PM or on Saturday as well as watch duty at nights and weekends. (24/7 on call for a total of about 7 to 10 days per month).

Database Administrator requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in MongoDB database administration
  • Hands on experience in the LifeCycle Management of MongoDB (installation, migration, upgrade, patching)
  • Hands on experience with building and maintaining MongoDB replica sets and sharded cluster
  • Good understanding in Performance Tuning and Query Optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Experience on MongoDB scaling across data centres with MongoDB HA strategies, including replica sets
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Experience in automating database administration tasks
  • Hands on experience with hardening a database
  • Experience in Privileged Access Management – authentication mechanisms like LDAP, Kerberos, Active Directory
  • Experience in Python, shell scripting, Ansible playbooks and MongoDB tooling like Mongo Shell, Compass and OpsManager
  • Experience working with Linux servers, including proper disk configurations
  • Analytical mindset in troubleshooting and resolving database problems
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and documentation skills in English
  • Team player highly organized with a sense of ownership
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to handle complex situations

Preferred candidates would also meet the following criteria:

  • Mongo Certified DBA
  • Experience with ServiceNow & Azure DevOps
  • Experience with Ansible playbooks
  • Experience with other database systems like MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL & Oracle will be considered as an asset

Please do send across to me the most up to date CV to eobiechefu@welovesalt.com

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2210-327987
Salary: €400 - €600 per day
Salary per: day
Job Duration: 1 year contract
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Cloud Infrastructure & EUC
Job Locations: Europe
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: ansible, Hands on, Installation, MongoDB, upgrade

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