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PostgreSQL Database Administrator Wroclaw, Poland

PostgreSQL Database Administrator Description

Job #: 65606
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


Currently we are looking for a PostgreSQL Database Administrator for our Wroclaw office.

We are looking for a hands-on DBA, technologist and architect who has experience in PostgreSQL implementation to focus on building the PostgreSQL Databases and administer them. This may also include migration of DBs and post migration support from other RDBMS like Oracle etc.


Our client is one of the largest investment banks in the world. You’ll be working in the Regional Level 3/SME team with Project Managers, SMEs, Database Engineering and Operations support dedicated to this function.

Project technologies and tools

  • PostgreSQL 11,12
  • Replication and Disaster Recovery tools like Patroni
  • Backups management using pg_basebackup, pg_dump etc
  • SSL / Non-SSL based connections
  • LDAP / Kerberos based user authentications
  • Utilities like pgadmin, pg_badger
  • Automation experience using shell scripts, iPSoft, Python, etc is a plus


  • Day to day administration of PostgreSQL Databases
  • Monitor and optimize the performance of the database
  • Implemented and Configured Postgresql Replication for more than one hot Standby and also handled concepts like transferring WAL to standby machines to make sure zero percent data loss
  • Troubleshoot end user queries related to connectivity, performance, space etc
  • Create Clone Database for Development/Testing Environments
  • Upgrade PostgreSQL Databases and migrate from other RDBMS
  • Install and work on tools & clients like pgadmin
  • Automate and perform regular database maintenance (e.g., Vacuum, Reindexing, Archiving, Connection pooling)
  • Ensure compliance with operational / change management guidelines
  • Support for application and infrastructure BCM tests


  • 5+ years of experience in providing DBA support for medium/large number of databases in PostgreSQL. Experience in any other RDBMS technology will be a plus
  • Knowledge of supporting Databases on cloud would be advantage
  • Experience in PostgreSQL Installation 11,12 Production support
  • Experience in Backup & Recovery using native Backup utilities and logical / physical backups
  • Experience in user management and authentication methods
  • Well versed with Vacuuming concepts
  • Out of hours rota and weekend working as required

Nice to have

  • A good working knowledge of Redhat Linux
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good troubleshooting skills with an attention to detail and an ability to follow process
  • Ability to work and remain calm in a high pressure environment
  • Good team working skills but equally has to be capable of working alone
  • Knowledge on Automation tools and processes will be advantage
  • A university bachelor's degree in professional courses

We offer

  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online courses and library, experience exchange with colleagues around the world, partial grant of certification
  • English language classes
  • Polish language classes for Foreigners
  • Career development center
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects (ex. to USA or Switzerland)
  • Benefit package (private insurance, health care, multisport, lunch tickets, and shopping vouchers, etc.)
  • Possibility to be involved in an international project
  • Remote work options
  • Mentoring programs with experts that will help you to grow
  • Discount on Apple products up to 10%
  • Relocation package for foreign applicants as well as for people relocating within Poland
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted

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