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PostgreSQL Principal Engineer

Are you an expert in PostgreSQL? 

Are you a database engineer looking for a new challenge? 

Reqiva are partnered with a global fintech client, who are seeking a 
PostgreSQL Principal Engineer to take ownership over their global database projects. 

Key requirements include:
  • Tackle a fast-paced, technically demanding environment, showing initiative and taking charge of resolving the companies most intricate challenges.
  • Work closely with the database engineers and other cross-functional teams to implement important initiatives, such as migrating our database clusters to Kubernetes and evaluating database architecture,
  • Explore and assess the evolving database and tech landscape, ensuring they remain at the forefront of fintech innovation.
  • Drive improvements in database management to meet rising demands in volume, performance, security, and availability, keeping our platforms optimised and ahead of challenges.
  • Investigate and integrate new data platforms, ensuring they align with our growth trajectory and technical aspirations.
  • Act as a mentor and guide to team members, helping their growth and strengthening the collective capabilities of your team.
Experience required: 

● Excellent software development and code review skills with PostgreSQL (recent experience).
● Excellent system administration skills using Linux on AWS/GCP.
● Extensive experience working with large, distributed, high-performance, high availability databases with 24/7 uptime.
● Occasional travel between office locations across the Globe.
● A university degree in software engineering, computer science, or a related field.
● A desire to continue learn and keep up to date with the Postgres & Linux communities and best practices.

It will beneficial if you have the following: 

● Work experience in the fintech and/or trading industries advantageous.
● Experience with Kubernetes, Terraform and database as a service advantageous.
● Experience with database CI/CD tools and implementation advantageous.
● Experience with SQL Server, MySQL and Redis advantageous.

This is an opportunity for an experienced PostgreSQL DBA and Database specialist to join a growing, leading brand. You will be collaborating with colleagues on a similar level, working with senior stakeholders and steering technical direction in a greenfield environment. 

The company operate on a hybrid basis out of their Reading office. 

If you feel this is the role for you, then please apply with your full CV and references. 

PostgreSQL Principal Engineer
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Ref#:

1425699

Date posted:

Jul 10, 2024

Category:

DevOps, Reliability & System Engineering

County:

Berkshire

Town:

Reading

Salary:

£100000 - £120000 Per Annum

Contract type:

permanent

Consultant Name:

Emma Harmer

Consultant Email address:

a.redmond@reqiva.com

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