Senior DBA Engineer in Softserve


  Remote (Chile) | Senior | Full time | SysAdmin / DevOps / QA

Gross salary $5000 - 6500 USD/month

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SoftServe is a leading technology solutions company specializing in software development and consultancy services. With over 13,000 associates currently working on more than 1,100 projects, we serve clients in the USA, Europe, and the APAC region. We are passionate about people who create bold things, make a difference, have fun, and love their work.

Our client is one of the top-ranked higher education institutions in the United States as well as internationally. Being an Ivy League member, our customer provides state-of-the-art education to over 25 thousand students within the US and abroad. Moreover, they conduct cutting-edge research in the field of science, technology, and engineering.


  • Performing day to day operational administrative tasks for Oracle and MySQL in AWS RDS environment
  • Performing Database Backups and Restores via native and RDS tools
  • Configuring resource settings such as RAM, CPU, Storage, Alerts
  • Monitoring performance and alerts through 3rd party tools, AWS tools and native tools
  • Creating and Configurating MySQL / Oracle RDS / AWS Aurora Clustering
  • Configuring MySQL replication between on-prem to AWS
  • Be able to scale out databases according to department needs
  • Making suggestions to assist Cloud Engineers with RDS / EC2 database creations
  • Performing data migrations between Database Systems (on prem or AWS)
  • Being available for urgent calls and possible evening work or Disaster Recovery (emergency downtime)
  • Tracking work through Service Now ticket system
  • Collaborating with other Team DBAs and team members
  • Being able to document or store meta data about the databases (service accounts, passwords, necessary dictionaries...etc)
  • Interface with clients in regards to department requests for special needs


  • Modern technologies popular on the market.
  • Interesting customers from different countries.
  • Challenging projects either alone on a subproject or in a team.
  • Both developing new functionality and improving the existing ones.
  • Familiar with writing SQL, stored procedures, functions, triggers and ad-hoc queries
  • Experienced making optimizations in regards to SQL code, system settings, engine performance, indexes
  • AWS
  • Familiar with Linux, Unix and scripting


  • Develop projects for the renowned IVY League, a prestigious university, by using cutting-edge technologies
  • Join an international team spread around different countries


Pet-friendly Pets are welcome at the premises.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Life insurance Softserve pays or copays life insurance for employees.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Health coverage Softserve pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Dental insurance Softserve pays or copays dental insurance for employees.
Fitness subsidies Softserve offers stipends for sports or fitness programs.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Softserve gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Beverages and snacks Softserve offers beverages and snacks for free consumption.
Vacation on birthday Your birthday counts as an extra day of vacation.

Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in Chile.

About Softserve

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