Databases Engineer

Do you want to be in charge of constant improvement of database solution which is one of key components enabling Adform to process milions of requests per second in proffesional fashion? 

Implement newest functionality and scale clusters arround the globe? 

We offer you an amazing opportunity to contribute to IT data strategy execution and participate in shaping, developing and maintaining technical excellence of our services. You will also act as one of core voices on our MS SQL services strategy and executing it via collaboration with your team, IT Service Delivery Managers and Architects. 

With data centers across the globe, millions of transactions per second and petabytes of historical records, numerous CI/CD tools, large DevOps and fully private cloud native stack with security guidelines you would see a unique place where we are experts of redundant delivery of high load systems, scalability and low latencies. We make sure that solutions’ technical design and its implementation are executed within the best practices – You would be trusted player in this. 

You will also be responsible for following the agreed team’s roadmap priorities, depending on MS SQL, as we are proud to deliver constant improvements to our Client! 

The team: 

Team Data Services is a part of Adform‘s IT area with Cloud Services, Data Centers & Network, DevOps and Cyber Security teams which are located in Kaunas, Vilnius and Warsaw. Together we ensure, that our global infrastructure is operating at highest availability, is scalable, reliable, secure and our provided services for our clients and stakeholders ensure stable Adform platform as well as continuously improved infrastructure to achieve Adform product development goals. 

Main impact the team makes: 

  • provides Database as a Service for Microsoft SQL, Vertica, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Aerospike, Redis, Elastic Search 
  • ensures the availability and maintenance of data stream-processing and message-broker technologies, like Kafka & RabbitMQ 
  • supervises big data processing and storage platforms on Apache Hadoop and its multiple related tools 

Your tasks: 

  • Collaborate with your team, stakeholders and management to be always up to date on what is the most valuable way you can contribute towards Adform's goals 
  • Build, develop and maintain Database as a Service platform and managed services for team supported technologies in a rapid growth and geo-expansion environment 
  • Helping Development teams with their SQL deployments 
  • Automate everything what needs to be done more than once 
  • Perform databases administration routine tasks to keep the service up to date and performing to the highest standards and Adform technology stack requirements: 
    • Performance tuning 
    • Transactional replication administration 
    • SQL broker management and monitoring 
    • HA management 
    • Setup, updates, patches, version upgrades 
    • Security improvements 
    • Backup and recovery 
    • Logging, monitoring and alerting 
  • Solve incidents, consult stakeholders on improvements, cooperate with vendors' technical support  
  • Share knowledge and consult stakeholders on architecture and usage of databases 
  • Continuously develop your personal, interpersonal, and technical competencies 

About You: 

  • Have expert knowledge of Microsoft SQL database management with tangible & proven deliverables in your career for more than 5 years 
  • Feel an irresistible desire to learn and get deeper into other database technologies (PostgreSQL and/or MongoDB and/or even Vertica) 
  • Are experienced in Microsoft operating systems. Experience in Linux operating systems would be an advantage. 
  • Have some programming/scripting experience, i.e. PowerShell, etc. 
  • Have experience with SQL Server performance management and tuning, troubleshooting long-running queries and transaction logs 
  • Have experience with review, test, and troubleshoot database structures and code. Develop strategies for data acquisitions, archive, recovery, and implementation 
  • Are good with any of monitoring tools, i.e. Prometheus, Zabbix, Grafana, etc. 
  • Demonstrate high integrity, energy and optimism, are knowledge seeking, self-directed and motivated 
  • Curious, informal and treat others with respect 
  • Open personality who loves to work with professionals like yourself and help to grow colleagues interested in your service 

Our Promise:  

  • Experienced and professional team 
  • Challenging and unique tasks on Adform platform which handles millions of requests every second 
  • Dynamic, inspiring and international environment 
  • Creative approach 
  • Informal style of leadership and communication 
  • Possibilities to learn and work with experts from different countries (offices around the world) 
  • And some other standard benefits: company offsite events, team buildings, game rooms and other fun office activities which we want to discuss with you in person 

About us: 

Adform provides an integrated Software as a Service platform for the buying, managing and serving of digital advertising. The company’s software consists of an Ad Serving Platform, Dynamic Creative Optimization solutions, Data Management Platform, a Demand Side Platform with advanced analytics, reporting and creative tools that drive high impact digital advertising campaigns globally. Founded in Denmark in 2002, Adform is a global business servicing a client portfolio that includes the world’s leading agencies, advertisers, consultancies, and brands. 

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