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Database Administrator III



Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024
At Kueski, we're dedicated to improving the financial lives of people in Mexico. Since 2012, we've been the leading buy now, pay later (BNPL) and online consumer credit platform in Latin America, known for our innovative financial services. Our flagship product, Kueski Pay, provides seamless payment solutions for both online and in-store transactions, establishing itself as the preferred option for a quarter of Mexico's top e-commerce merchants. Notably, we were the first to introduce BNPL on Amazon Mexico.
We're a tech company with a culture geared toward innovation, collaboration, and impact, fostering a strong, diverse, and inclusive company culture. In 2023, Kueski was recognized as the top BNPL platform by Fintech Breakthrough and earned the title of one of Mexico's most ethical companies from AMITAI. Additionally, we ranked as one of the Best Companies for Female Talent by EFY.
As a Database Administrator who is responsible for the integrity of the company’s databases. Including but not limited to upgrades, updates, patches, migrations, troubleshooting and performance monitoring, present information and respond to questions from different business areas. The DBA collaborates with cross-functional teams to ensure security compliance and performance optimizations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage, support and maintain database technology and infrastructure
  • Design Kueski’s best practices, architectural guidelines and policies regarding databases
  • Training eligible staffs on how to access and apply the database
  • Database modeling and designing database schemas
  • Develop and design stored procedures, routines, tables, and triggers.
  • Query tuning
  • Work with developers, product managers, and other team members to review the business requirements and translate them into database objects.
  • Creation of data and performance reports to support Kueski’s operational needs.
  • Implementation of databases, storage structures, high-availability solutions, replication, and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Identity and access management
  • Deal with constant optimization
  • Monitor deadlocks and concurrency issues
  • Help with changes and implement a version control system of the database
  • Interact with Platform on maintenance and upgrades
  • Implement release management for the DB
  • Provide reviewing capabilities for PRs related to DB usage
  • Design and implement DRP procedures

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
  • 3+ years of DBA experience implementing, managing, and administering enterprise databases
  • 3+ years of DBA experience engineering, administering, and managing Postgres databases
  • 3+ years of experience managing relational databases on cloud platforms (AWS)
  • Required experience administering Amazon RDS service:
  • PostgreSQL
  • MySQL
  • MariaDB
  • Experience supporting ETL and ETL processes
  • Experience with AWS cloud monitoring and alerting technologies such as Cloud Watch and Cloud Trail
  • Good understanding of storage architecture design techniques, theories, principles and practices
  • Demonstrated experience scaling database architectures considering high availability, performance and data availability requirements.
  • Experience designing, testing and executing Disaster Recovery Plans and Business Continuity Plans.
  • Evaluate each manual operation in the delivery pipeline for potential automation.
  • Experience automating tasks with configuration management or provisioning tools (Ansible, CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.)
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Experience with data governance principles, practices and frameworks.
  • Spanish conversational
  • English conversational
  • Experience with AWS services (at least AWS RDS, Elastic Compute, S3, IAM).

You’ll love working at Kueski because:

  • We have a mission-driven culture focused on customer value, teamwork, humility, and integrity.
  • Everyone is expected to have role clarity, career growth, and a personal development plan. Feedback and recognition is embedded in our company processes, systems, and practices.
  • We ensure competitive salary, medical insurance, and wellbeing through ample and flexible time off as well as mental healthcare benefits. Everyone is an owner and eligible for competitive stock options with a company poised for success.
  • We´re committed to building an inclusive and diverse team and we know this leads to incredible work.
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