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Database Engineer

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Xogito is a global citizen company operating worldwide in a virtual environment. We are industry leaders in remote work. Every day we help our clients exceed their business goals and gain invaluable experience of it. 

For our Infrastructure Operations Team, we are looking for 

Database Engineer

Full time, permanent, remote

Work hours: 7am to 3pm EST (US time)

Salary range mentioned is an estimation, this is discussed based on experience

Purpose of the Role

The Database Engineer is responsible for continuously pushing the boundaries of our data infrastructure capabilities through the development of tools to improve infrastructure leverage, collaborating with engineers across various teams to on-board and support new products, and continuing to drive improvements to the resiliency and availability of database platforms.

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Monitoring and ensuring the availability of highly transactional production on premise databases as well as Azure SQL Database and AWS RDS.
  • Responsible for HA and DR of the RDBMS
  • Supporting developers with T-SQL and handling data manipulation, performance tuning and indexing
  • Providing input for technical analysis
  • Automate manual processes using a scripting language (powershell, python)
  • Ensure the performance of SQL Server databases is stable and optimal
  • Occasionally ensure the performance of MySQL and PostgreSQL databases is stable and optimal
  • Occasionally ensure the replication of MySQL databases is working properly
  • Set up additional alerts to monitor the on-premise and cloud environments

Required Experience & Knowledge


  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014/2016
  • Advanced SQL scripting experience
  • Experience with cloud environments like Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience of deploying SQL Server in a virtualized environment
  • Thorough knowledge of SSRS and SSIS
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting and performance tuning


  • Experience with database modeling tools
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL databases
  • Good knowledge of MySQL environments
  • Knowledge of InnoDB clusters
  • Experience with clustering, Always ON availability groups and partitioning

Skills and Attributes

  • Analytical skills necessary to perform troubleshooting of errors and performance issues
  • Experience with activities for business-critical systems
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills
  • Customer-oriented attitude with good prioritization skills
  • Excellent teamwork ability

Required Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related degree
  • Any IT certifications will be considered as a big advantage
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) 

Benefits of winning a career at Xogito

  • Reward and recognition, a long-term commitment to excel in your career
  • Remote work model supporting the value of family time and work-life balance
  • Career development path, respecting both your professional interests and the company's strategic goals
  • Access and support for good training and certification programs as needed
  • Engagement within the global IT society, adding value to the remote work community
  • Regular company off-sites and co-working days
  • Top of the scale remuneration and KPI based performance bonuses
  • Vacation days, paid sick leave and personal days off
  • Eastern Time work schedule perfect for someone who enjoys personal time in the morning

As an employer Xogito stands for bringing together and nurturing top digital talent. Our team consists of seasoned IT Professionals who solve with ingenuity and excellence extreme technical challenges. We believe that the Agile SWD, TDD, cloud computing and open source technologies are the present and the future of technology. In our day-to-day activities we adhere to best industry practices and enjoy it.

Please apply by sending an updated version of your CV/LinkedIn profile in English. All applications will be reviewed, only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Perks & Benefits

  • Paid vacation
  • Bonuses
  • Recurring pay raises
  • Company holidays/retreats
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