Database Reliability Engineer (DBRE)


Posted on Nov 21, 2022 by Careerwise

England, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Senior Database Reliability Engineer

Up to £100.000 + 10% bonus + benefits

Remote or Hybrid

We are working with a well-known global software provider who are looking for a Database Reliability Engineer (DBRE) to join their DevOps Centre of Excellence to help them build, support and drive the management of database technologies as well as leading automation and instrumentation efforts for their platforms and services utilizing DevOps/Reliability Engineering philosophies.

DBREs are a blend of database engineering and administration professionals and software developers that apply sound engineering principles, operational discipline and mature software development and automation, specializing in databases.

The Sr. DBRE will help create, architect and deliver new technologies and database platforms by using your in depth DevOps and database management skills. This will include consultation, designing, building, and supporting development pipelines, automating infrastructure as code and creating telemetry for monitoring, engineering high reliability and reinforcing best practices to secure our company and guest data.

Key responsibilities include DevOps/Reliability Engineering practices, DB design and application support, task automation and Scripting, best practice and standards development, capacity planning, optimization and tuning, system upgrades and migrations, performance management, monitoring, security, backup and recovery, issue troubleshooting, and documentation.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically 5-7 years of related work experience
  • 5 or more years of experience with relational database systems such as Oracle, Postgres, MariaDB, Dynamo, Aurora on AWS
  • Expertise in one or more programming languages (eg Go, Python, Ruby, Node, Java, others alike)
  • Strong Networking skills and protocols (eg HTTP, TLS, SSH, DNS)
  • Experience with Source Control Management systems (eg Git)
  • Expertise in public and private cloud hosting services (AWS, Azure)
  • Expertise with configuration management (eg Terraform, Chef)
  • Experience with Containers (eg Docker) and Container Orchestration technologies (Kubernetes, Mesos, DockerEE)
  • Effectively communicates technical actions and expectations to the appropriate audience
  • Demonstrated experience with Disaster Recovery planning and implementation
  • Experience with troubleshooting systems issues and effectively diagnosing problems
  • Expertise with Log management tools (Splunk) with the ability to load and query Implemented a HA DB platform.
  • Knowledge on DB security implementation using tools such as Imperva, Prisma.
  • Able to work on call rotation and in times of critical outages, focused on return to business resolution.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer science or related field

Reference: 1799614461

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