Database Engineer
Zopa
London
1d ago

Our Story We’re empowering people to FeelGood about their money.Our journey’s always evolving, and we’ve just launched a bank.

But a different type of bank one that empowers its customers to take control of their finances and FeelGood about their money.

If you embrace being challenged beyond the norm, aren’t afraid to think differently and are motivated by working somewhere you can really make an impact, you’ll love life here at Zopa.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Database Engineer with administration and development skills to join in a friendly team of highly experienced DBAs responsible for managing business critical AWS Aurora PostgreSQL and SQL Server database estate.

The role involves working closely with Infrastructure and Development teams to make sure we get the best performance from our Database systems.

This role will require on-call participation on a rota basis.Here is some of the Tech Stack you will be working with : SQL Server Enterprise Edition, AWS Aurora Postgres, WSFC, AlwaysOn, SSIS, SSRS, Foglight, RedGate tools, Jira just to name a few.#LI-JF1

  • Microservices database design : you’ll be involved in variety of new development projects that will require database schema design
  • In-Memory OLTP : a development project demonstrating the performance benefits it can bring to Zopa.
  • In-memory Columnstore : you'll be involved in implementing solutions to reduce the storage footprint and improving query performance that allows running analytic queries concurrently with data loads.
  • AWS RDS related new features : you’ll be involved in researching and implementing the newest AWS features that will bring value to new development in Zopa.
  • Database performance tuning and optimization : utilising your skills in optimizing and improving the performance of our databases.
  • Monitoring tools : we use 3rd party monitoring tools as well as custom in-house alerting that you will help to improve and utilise to their full capacity.
  • Migrating database instances to new hardware and new versions of database software. We always look at upgrading to newer versions and using latest technology.
  • To thrive here, you’ll need to : Champion our customers . Whatever your role, you’ll be close to our customers. We care passionately about doing the best for them.

    Help us make fearless choices. Our environment is fast-paced, agile and open. You’ll solve interesting and challenging problems, and be trusted and empowered to bring your ideas to life.

    Walk the talk. Like us, you’ll be honest, stick to your promises and face the tough moments head-on. Be in it together. You’ll join an ambitious, diverse and all-round approachable team with a mix of ideas and talents who inspire each other to be better every day.

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