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Database Administrator

Database Administrator

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
High School or equivalent
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Nov 15, 2023
Last Date
Dec 15, 2023

Job Description

We currently have a vacancy for a Database Administrator fluent in English, to offer his/her services as an expert who will be based in The Hague, the Netherlands. The work will be carried out either on the company’s premises or on-site at customer premises. In the context of the first assignment, the successful candidate will be integrated and closely cooperate with a major client’s IT team, on-site.

Your tasks:

  • Performing day-to-day Database Administration tasks for Database Management Systems including MariaDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, Neo4J, SQL Server;
  • Installing, configuring, patching, and upgrading Database servers, Database Management systems, and Databases;
  • Configuring, patching, and upgrading virtual Servers and operating systems underlying the DBMSs, including Linux RedHat, CentOS, and Windows Server;
  • Checking error logs, system events, database events, disk space, and storage events use monitoring tools including SCOM to identify, prevent, and resolve issues;
  • Enforce data security and data protection policies by managing security and database access, identifying and auditing user access of sensitive databases in compliance with procedures and regulations;
  • Define, create, and schedule database backup plans and strategy, ensure restorability, integrate Database-level backups with Operating System-level backup systems like NetBackup, and manage Data Retention;
  • Define and gather critical performance metrics for DBMSs and OSs to ensure fast database performance using tools like SolarWinds DPA;
  • Define, implement, schedule, and monitor scripts for automation of repetitive, recurring tasks using Bash, Puppet, Python, and PowerShell;
  • Define, create, and implement DevOps pipelines for deploying database changes into production using Puppet, Azure DevOps, and FlyWay.


  • University degree combined with at least 7 years of experience as an ICT Consultant in large-scale enterprise environments, tasked with systems administration of mission-critical production systems;
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Database Administration with sensitive data in complex high-security environments;
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in Database Administration with the following tools and technologies: Maria DB, MySQL, MySQL Workbench, Mariabackup as well as MySQLbinlog, PostgreSQL, pgAdmin, pgBackRest, and Patroni;
  • Knowledge of Conceptual data modelling, Physical data modelling, Data model normalization, and Entity-Attribute-Relationship diagramming;
  • Knowledge of complex enterprise architectures and advanced ICT Solution designs, including Micro Services as well as ITIL processes for systematic management of complex IT environments;
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.


If you are seeking a career in an exciting and dynamic company, where you will offer your services as part of a team of a major European Institution, operating in an international, multilingual and multicultural environment where you can expect real chances to make a difference, please send us your detailed CV in English, quoting reference: (16175/11/2023)

We offer a competitive remuneration (either on contract basis or remuneration with full benefits package), based on qualifications and experience. All applications will be treated as confidential.

EUROPEAN DYNAMICS ( a leading Software, Information and Communication Technologies company, operating internationally (Athens, Brussels, Luxembourg, Copenhagen, Stockholm, London, Nicosia, Hong-Kong, Valetta, etc). The company employs over 600 engineers, IT experts and consultants (around 3% PhD, 36% MSc and 53% BSc or equivalent). We design and develop software applications using state-of-the-art technology. The group generates annual revenues in the range of EURO 40 million, with an EBITDA in the range of 20%. The value of our contract portfolio exceeds EURO 250 million. EUROPEAN DYNAMICS is a renowned supplier of IT services to government institutions, multinational corporations, public administrations and multinational companies, research and academic institutes.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion.

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