Database Reliability Engineer (DevOps Engineer - DWH)

Ferratum IT (Global IT Services s.r.o. part of Ferratum Group)

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia
Contract type
Start date
By agreement
Wage (gross)
2 000 - 3 100 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

• Work on database reliability and performance aspects within the SRE team
• Analyze solutions and implement best practices for our database clusters and its components.
• Work on observability of relevant database metrics and make sure we reach our database objectives.
• Work with peer SREs to roll out changes to our production environment and help mitigate database-related production incidents.
• OnCall support on rotation with the team.
• Provide database expertise to engineering teams (for example through reviews of database migrations, queries and performance optimizations).
• Implement rigorous backup and recovery processes which are regularly tested, reviewed and improved
• Work on automation of database infrastructure and help engineering succeed by providing self-service tools.
• Support and debug database production issues across services and levels of the stack.
• Make monitoring and alerting alert on symptoms and not on outages.
• Document every action so your learnings turn into repeatable actions and then into automation.

Employee perks, benefits

• As we, Ferratum, are fast growing company we provide you with opportunity to grow with us. You will have an opportunity to attend conferences, certifications, technical workshops, trainings, and meetups.
• We are proud to offer environment not jammed with bureaucracy and old technologies where innovative ideas are supported and highly appreciated. Also comfortable and modern office together with appropriate working tools is for us standard.
• Our culture is oriented towards productivity and working in flexible hours. Working from home is not issue for us and you will have this opportunity. We like to work together and it is easier to share experience with team, but if you like and helps your performance to work from home we can discuss.
• We go beyond and offer comfortable office fun-zone with football table, PS4 and other games or darts just for you to “unload”. We organize football tournaments, game nights etc.. We celebrate birthdays with pizza lunches and enjoy Friday breakfasts and other team-building activities. If you are not joining, then you can just enjoy fresh fruits, juices, snacks and tea or coffee available 24/7 in our offices.
• Competitive salary package and bonuses depending on relevant knowledge and experience.

Information about the selection process

More on the company you can find here

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• 3+ years of experience running PostgreSQL or MySQL in large production environments
• 1+ years of experience with infrastructure automation and configuration management (Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Terraform…)
• Have strong programming skills and understanding of OO programming principles
• Have solid understanding of SQL
• Have experience working in a distributed production environment
• A self-starter who takes pride in job ownership and creates ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness
• Have a proactive, go-for-it attitude. When you see something broken, you can't help but fix it.
• Have an urge for delivering quickly and iterating fast.
• Know your way around Linux and the Unix Shell.
• Passion for stable and secure systems management practices
• Strong data modeling and data structure design skills


Brief description of the company

Ferratum is a pioneer in the field of financial technology and mobile consumer lending. Since 2005, the company has expanded its operations into more than 20 countries across Europe, North America and the APAC region. Ferratum Group’s headquarters are in Helsinki, Finland and the company is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

With our EU banking licence and our established Big Data technology, we are poised to establish ourselves as a leading mobile bank at the cutting edge of the digital revolution in the banking sector. Our aim is to be at the forefront of the mobile revolution in banking. Our main focus is on simple mobile solutions that satisfy every expectation of our customers. With Ferratum Group, your smartphone becomes a mobile bank.

Number of employees

500-999 employees

Company address

Global IT Services s.r.o.
Prievozská 4
821 09 Bratislava
ID: 3686700  Datum zveřejnění: 4.6.2019  Základní složka mzdy (brutto) a další odměny: 2 000 - 3 100 EUR/month