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Senior Cloud Database Administrator - Digital Markets

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What makes Gartner Digital Markets a GREAT fit for you?

Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner.  Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology choices and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do.  The business comprises three top brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp.  For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.

What we are looking for:


Gartner Digital Markets’ is looking for a Senior Cloud Database Administrator that will work closely with architects, software engineers and systems Engineers to design, build, deploy, manage, tune and operate our development, test and production databases and data warehouse. You will build and maintain databases for our applications to meet our stringent SLA's in a fast-paced culture, with a passion to learn and contribute. We are looking for a strong engineer with a can-do attitude.

Why you’ll want to come to work:

  • Provision and maintain a stable environment for the operation of the company's business applications using Microsoft and Open Source/other database technology.

  • Assist with capacity planning and load testing of our applications and meet SLAs for Database Systems Uptime & Database Systems Performance .

  • Facilitate development, implementation, maintenance, tuning and continuance of databases within the current infrastructure.

  • Establish and implement database policies, procedures and standards, and ensures their conformance

  • Work with various Engineering teams to outline the DevOps execution strategy for different projects.

  • Assist with organization wide security considerations. Find the best ways to identify security risks and incidents and suggest improvements and create process/automation as needed to detect and mitigate those risks.

  • Support development teams for their data source needs.

  • Provide production support for all the data sources.

  • Partner with business stakeholders, peers, IT groups and communicate effectively.

  • Conduct Proof of Concepts for various activities that involve data sources.

  • Follow Agile methodologies.

  • Proactively monitor the production environment and continuously improve the existing monitoring setup.

  • Write and maintain clear documentation and standards for cloud operations.

  • Attend daily stand ups and regular scrum meetings.

  • Respond to monitoring alerts in a timely manner.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems is a plus.

  • 5 years’ experience as an operational DBA using PostgreSQL/MySQL database work and 2 years of which needs to AWS RDS Aurora related.

  • Expert skills in database administration, SQL and Performance tuning.

  • Working knowledge of infrastructure as code using Terraform.

  • Experience creating shell scripts is needed.

  • Any experience with AWS DMS, Oracle, No-SQL databases (DynamoDB), graph databases and columnar databases is a plus.

  • Prior exposure to continuous integration/delivery tools like Jenkins.

  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, DNS and other Networking technologies.

  • Exposure to ITIL Practices & Agile methodologies.

  • Good combination of technical and interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication; detail-oriented with the ability to work independently.

  • Verbal English skills (we work in English!)

  • Excellent Communication and Prioritization skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the IT organization (infrastructure/test/back office groups).

  • Ability to work independently or within a team, proactively, in a fast-paced AGILE-SCRUM environment.

  • Owns success – Takes responsibility for successful delivery of the solutions.

  • Strong desire to improve upon their skills in software development, frameworks and technologies.

Check out our video to learn about who we are, and what we do:

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What you´ll find:

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  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.

  • A chance to make an impact - your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

  • Frequent social activities such as movie night, laser tag, bowling, escape room, summer beach party, hiking & bbq, and more!

  • Hybrid, virtual-first, environment with flexibility, remote work, Friday afternoons free, and more.

  • New offices close to Glòries and the beach in the fantastic, “innovation and tech” 22@ district of sunny Barcelona.

  • Fresh fruit, snacks, selection of teas, fair trade organic coffee and a fridge full of beer for our Beer O’Clock on Friday afternoons.

What you´ll receive:

  • Competitive compensation.

  • 23 days annual holiday, and additional days off for your birthday, 24th & 31st of December.

  • Private Medical and Dental Care.

  • Life and Disability Insurance.

  • Public Transport Subsidy.

  • Ticket Restaurant Card.

  • Childcare Vouchers (Ticket Guarderia).

  • IncentiFit - annual reimbursement for health-and-wellness-related activities.

  • Pension Scheme.

  • Tuition Reimbursement.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.

  • Relocation Assistance - a specialist to help you with all the appointments and paperwork.

Who you are:

  • Action Oriented - Deliver fast, get great results. We embrace the vision, roadmap to success and the action it takes to make it happen. 

  • Intellectually Curious - Seek to learn, love to teach. We’re humble and embrace respectful, radical candor with a mindset of ongoing professional and personal development.

  • Collaborative - One team, shared mission. We welcome feedback and understand the value of working together to accomplish more than what is possible individually.

Web: gartner.com/en/digital-markets
Careers: jobs.gartner.com/teams/digital-markets  

PLEASE NOTE:

- Applications must be submitted in English.

- A valid EU visa/passport is required for this position.

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Who are we?

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What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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