Senior DBA

Schibsted, Stockholm

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Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with +7000 employees in +30 countries. From Norway to Malaysia, from Brazil to Sweden – millions of people around the world interact with Schibsted’s popular digital services every day. In Scandinavia, our media houses such as VG, Aftenposten, Bergens Tidende, Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet keep people informed and updated on important issues in society. Our digital marketplaces such as Finn.no, Blocket.se and Leboncoin.fr help people buy and sell new and old things. In addition, our growth companies such as Shpock, Let’s Deal and Compricer provide our users with popular, digital consumer services that make their everyday life a bit easier. Together, this fulfills Schibsted Media Group’s mission of  ‘Empowering people in their daily life’. Learn more at www.schibsted.com.

Two things are crucial for current and future success: The right people and the best business ideas. Schibsted is proud to have a proven track record of success with both. Our philosophy is built on keeping an open mind and challenging ourselves and the status quo. The goal is to shape the future of our industry. To achieve this we recruit attitude.

As a Senior MySQL/MariaDB/MSSQL administrator, you are responsible for the database service including capacity planning, service optimization, backup and schema restoration.

The role also includes tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests, fulfilling requests and resolving incidents within SLAs. You will also review service related reports (database backups, maintenance, monitoring etc.) on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved promptly. It also includes responding to database related alerts and escalations.

As part of a dynamic and exciting IT Operations environment, you will support some of the most prominent Internet based services and media houses in Sweden and Europe. You will get the opportunity to work in a strong and experienced IT Operations department based in central Stockholm, with colleagues in the server-, network-, storage- and client areas.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Daily operations of our 100+ databases
  • Perform tuning and query optimization
  • Monitor and uphold database health
  • Patch, update and deploy databases
  • Ensure highest security on database installations
  • Work with issues

Skills and expertise:

  • 5+ years of MySQL and MariaDB experience
  • Experience in MSSQL
  • Experience in Amazon RDS, RedShift, PostgreSQL and Oracle is meriting
  • Linux and Windows server administration skills
  • In depth system ­knowledge, architecturally driven, strongly focused on monitoring and operation of the applications and systems
  • Proficiency in the English language

We offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a modern IT environment with a strong drive to innovate technologically
  • An exciting position in the heart of one of the biggest media and technology companies in Sweden
  • Amazing colleagues
  • Plenty of challenges and opportunities
  • Personal development plan

About Schibsted

About us SHAPING THE MEDIA OF TOMORROW. TODAY. Schibsted is an international media group with 7,300 employees in 22 countries.Our strategy to become a global leader within our fields is bold. It consists of three elements that work seamlessly together: Classifieds, Growth and Media Houses. We aim to be a global leader in online classified marketplaces and offer the best solutions and services for our users. We invest in great entrepreneurs and help scale their businesses locally and internationally by leveraging the Schibsted ecosystem. We are building world class digital media houses that will shape the media landscape for years to come. Schibsted Media Group has a global reach with both global challenges and global opportunities. We are constantly looking for great talents to help us challenge the present: Developers in Paris, UX-designers in Stockholm, sales people in Sao Paulo and key account managers in Madrid. Why don't you check out the opportunities we are currently offering? We want to hear from you!

Want to learn more about Schibsted? Visit Schibsted's website.