Junior Database Administrator (full-time, Wöllersdorf/Austria)

CYBERTEC is looking for a Junior PostgreSQL DBA/Support engineer! He/she will be responsible for managing and supporting customer database systems for high availability, performance and reliability. This is a full-time position.


  • Become an active DBA team member to jointly support database operations day to day.
  • Troubleshoot database incidents
  • Ensure databases are monitored and remain available and optimal
  • Database maintenance – backup & recovery, maintaining replication and hot standby clusters using Patroni
  • Database optimisation – indexing, analysing, bloat management, and vacuuming
  • Database monitoring – actively monitor and react.  Add new service checks
  • Ticketing – organise, prioritise and service DBA related tickets within SLA
  • Optimise existing queries, functions and enhance runtime performance
  • Provide support in and out of working hours as part of a formal on-call support rotation
  • Recommend improvements for existing operations with better tools and methodologies

Key requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years experience as PostgreSQL DBA
  • Experience with PostgreSQL HA, backup & recovery and replication methodologies & tools. (Experience with Patroni is a plus)
  • Must have good understanding & hands-on experience of Linux OS (Redhat, Debian & Ubuntu)
  • Must have Linux Shell scripting – ability to understand & write scripts in support of DBA related tasks. Python knowledge is a plus
  • Knowledge of Database security principles
  • Experience of performance tuning of host hardware & databases.
  • Ability to understand, write, diagnose, and optimise all qualities of SQL code
  • ANSI SQL knowledge.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Desired – Experience with Docker and Ansible
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

What we offer:

  • Flat hierarchies, a pleasant, familial working atmosphere, and a motivated team
  • Flexible working hours
  • All the hardware & software you need to get things done

We are searching for a competent colleague to work with us for the long term. The salary depends on professional experience. The collective minimum salary per year is €40,000 gross based on full-time employment.

If we have peaked your interest, we look forward to receiving your application to

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CYBERTEC PostgreSQL International GmbH
Römerstraße 19
2752 Wöllersdorf

+43 (0) 2622 93022-0

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