Senior Cloud Database Administrator - PostgreSQL



Software Engineering, IT
Germany · Remote
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024

We're Celonis, the global leader in Process Mining technology and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms. We believe there is a massive opportunity to unlock productivity by placing data and intelligence at the core of business processes - and for that, we need you to join us.

The Team:

Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Engineering!

The Role:

You’ll be part of a distributed team across the US and Europe and responsible for making sure Celonis developers and customers have a performant and stable database foundation. You will own database operations such as upgrades, vacuum tuning, database migrations with minimum downtime - Celonis is a 24x7 business. You will work closely with Java application engineers to optimize and debug SQL queries and schema. You will also contribute with your expertise to the future of databases across different regions and clusters.

You should have a minimum of 6 years of experience operating PostgreSQL at scale. Azure experience is strongly preferred.

The work you’ll do:

  • Enhance and perform monitoring for the fleet to ensure smooth operation
  • Work closely with Azure support
  • Perform debugging on PostgreSql system issues, for example, vacuum performance
  • Document processes related to database management, configuration and maintenance
  • Keep the fleet up to date with latest PostgreSql versions
  • Work closely with application developers to help shape schema and SQL queries

The qualifications you need:

  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, information technology, computer science, or similar
  • In-depth knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) and SQL statement performance tuning
  • A minimum of 6 years hands-on experience in PostgreSql database operations
  • Sound knowledge of best practices in database administration and modeling and data security
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Exceptional problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work with industry-leading process mining technology
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, L&D platform, mentorships, and more)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (equity (restricted stock units), life insurance, time off, generous leave for new parents from day one, and more)
  • Physical and mental well-being support (subsidized gym membership, access to counseling, virtual events on well-being topics, and more)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Business Resource Groups to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Black@Celonis, Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Since 2011, Celonis has helped thousands of the world's largest and most valued companies deliver immediate cash impact, radically improve customer experience and reduce carbon emissions. Its Process Intelligence platform uses industry-leading process mining technology and AI to present companies with a living digital twin of their end-to-end processes. For the first time, everyone in an organisation has a common language about how the business works, visibility into where value is hidden and the ability to capture it. Celonis is headquartered in Munich (Germany) and New York (USA) and has more than 20 offices worldwide.

Join us as we make processes work for people, companies and the planet.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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