Database Specialist



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The Database Specialist is a member of the Products team at Backbase. Products is a multidisciplinary team of experienced and highly skilled UX designers, software developers, test engineers, technical writers and support engineers. The team is responsible for the entire software development life cycle of the cutting-edge Backbase platform.

With your experience and skills, you will contribute to the quality of our software products, helping to realise successful customer implementations by our Professional Services consultants and partners. You will also benefit from the knowledge and experience of your Products colleagues. We work in Scrum teams in order to deliver new functionality in every release, closely cooperating with product managers and the Professional Services team. The complexity and nature of the product, combined with the latest technology trends, makes working in the Products department at Backbase a great and challenging experience.

As a Database Specialist, you will guide the development teams in their data design to make sure the microservices that comprise our product are consistent and highly performant. You will also run all these microservices in a production-like reference implementation, where performance of every release is measured and tuned. You will provide guidance to our professional services organisation, partners and customers on their database setup.

Your profile

A minimum of five years’ experience as a DBA is required.

The ideal candidate for this challenging and demanding job will fit the following profile:

  • Bachelor or Masters-level degree.
  • An excellent understanding of, and ability to communicate, in English.
  • You lead by example, and are passionate about database technology.
  • You have extensive hands-on experience with Oracle (MySQL, MSSQL and DB2 would be plus)
  • Experience in data modelling, data migration, and secure database setup.
  • Experience in tuning and optimising queries and database setup.
  • You’re a team player who takes pride in, and facilitates the sharing of, knowledge.
  • You are familiar with cloud technology, and aware of the pros and cons of global database solutions.

 About Backbase

Backbase creates the best digital banking solutions on the planet, enabling our clients to deliver superior online and mobile customer experiences. We are a global, young-spirited, diverse (45+ nationalities), fast-growing and leading fintech company. Agile is our middle name and we love pushing innovation in the digital banking world. We make it work.

And we’re not done innovating just yet. Our 600+ employees work together on better and more advanced products. As we are in scaleup phase, we don’t believe in simply “doing our jobs”. We’ve always got room for new, creative talent to push us further. What will you bring to make us stronger?

We are organized to support you. You will receive time to educate yourself and will work with some of the best specialists in the business. Having fun is allowed at Backbase :-). We are work and play. At Backbase, you can come as you are and say it like it is.

Join us for a journey instead of a job!

Why join us?

Are you up for the challenge?

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Zeynep Tunalioglu

Talent Scout

Zeynep Tunalioglu

Talent Scout