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Database Engineer – Full-Time Job in Bucharest

Database Engineer – Full-Time Job in Bucharest

  • Full-time
  • 23 March 2020
  • 1 position

Aktana is looking for a talented Database Engineer to help develop and administer large-scale data integration, data processing and data analytics database and platform.

Database Engineer - Full-Time Job in Bucharest


  • Architect, design, and implement large scale data management and business analytics solutions at a detailed level by applying industry knowledge, best practices, and architectural guidance to ensure system functionality, performance, and cost efficiencies.
  • Create packages, procedures, functions, triggers, and views to implement business logics.
  • Analyze and understand data sources and end-user requirements to deliver data integration solutions for managing Aktana data.
  • Design, build, test, implement, and support ETL/Data Integration solutions that meet defined requirements.
  • Formulate and implement monitoring, security, and availability policies, procedures and standards relating to server and storage management.
  • Manage database updates to production using SQL scripts or other automation technology.
  • Script and/or develop in-depth application and database monitoring tools and recovery mechanisms.
  • Background in tuning and optimizing of MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, or PostgreSQL environments as well as diagnosing and solving performance issues.


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related fields and/or equivalent work experience.
  • People and Project Management Skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to lead and mentor heterogeneous engineering teams in complex projects.
  • Incredible work ethic that thrives in fast paced, collaborative, dynamic team work environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, meeting different schedules and deadlines.
  • Proven ability and desire to deliver projects on time, on quality.
  • Able to cope with and thrive in uncertain and changing project requirements.
  • Ability to lead technical projects and code at the same time.
  • Experience with/understanding of Agile development processes.
  • Technology Skills and Experience.
  • 2+ years database development and architecture experience in a production environment supporting large data platforms.
  • Strong experience of data modeling, schema design, and stored procedures.
  • Strong experience on SQL, Procedural SQL including programming and ways to optimize SQL code in one of RDBMS environments.
  • 2+ years of ETL Development experience with strong ETL and SQL programming skills (required); MySQL experience (required).
  • Experience with ETL (required), Pentaho (preferred), Informatica or similar tools.
  • Working experience with both high volume OLTP and high volume batch processing.
  • Tuning experience with high volume OLTP and high volume batch processing.
  • Strong scripting and automation skills with bash, perl, python, java, or ruby on Linux and Windows environments.
  • Demonstrated understanding of RDBMS clusters and replication with one of RDBMS systems: MySQL , SQL Server, or Oracle.
  • Extensive experience on system and database monitoring.
  • MySQL , SQL Server, or Oracle certification required.
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and a personal track record of life-long learning.


  • Understanding differences in setup/tuning strategy for different OS platforms: especially Linux vs. Windows.
  • DNS Services.
  • Experience with NoSQL data management and analysis technologies such as Cassandra, MongoDB, Hadoop, HDFS, HBase, Pig, Hive, Redis, MemcacheD, Redshift.