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Junior Database Administrator (DBA)

Junior Database Administrator

Location: Marbella, Spain

At RavenPack, we are looking for a Database Administrator (DBA) to join our Development Team.

Join RavenPack and help us managing knowledge extracted from hundreds of thousands of documents each day, all in real time. You will load large datasets, design and maintain schemas, and help to optimize queries to help maintain our 99.99% uptime across a multi-terabyte system

As a DBA, you will be reporting directly to the Database Team Leader and will work with an international team of developers skilled in SQL, Python, Java, Common Lisp and Cloud technologies to ensure that all goals are accomplished in a cost-effective manner.

The ability to communicate effectively in English both in writing and verbally is a must. Knowledge of Spanish is not a business requirement. European Union legal working status is required. Competitive compensation and a fun working environment. Relocation assistance available, but working remotely is not possible for this position.

Responsibilities of a Database Administrator (DBA)

As a Database Administrator (DBA), you will:

  • Manage vast amounts of data
  • Troubleshoot the issues that might appear
  • Help to optimize queries
  • Create, automate and manage data backups
  • Script in Bash and Python for process automation
  • Administrate and maintain Linux systems

On-call rotation shifts will be one of your responsibilities.


It would be desirable that you have knowledge of:

  • Big Data technologies such as ElasticSearch, Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Spark
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform will be strongly considered
  • Professional experience as Linux Sys Admin
  • Demonstrable knowledge of network design and troubleshooting

About RavenPack

RavenPack is the leading big data analytics provider for financial services. Financial professionals rely on RavenPack for its speed and accuracy in analyzing large amounts of unstructured content. The company's products allow clients to enhance returns, reduce risk or increase efficiency by systematically incorporating the effects of public information in their models or workflows. RavenPack's clients include the most successful hedge funds, banks, and asset managers in the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.