Opera Software is looking for a database administrator to join the growing Opera Fintech Engineering Team located in Tallinn, Estonia or Gothenburg, Sweden.

With a global user base of over 350 million, Opera is an international internet company that has expanded into product areas beyond our popular browsers. Our product portfolio includes web browsers, fintech solutions, news aggregation services, as well as data compression and privacy software.

The teams in our Tallinn and Gothenburg offices are focusing on a new European fintech product and for this reason we need to grow our team with smart and lively colleagues. On our team you will work surrounded by supportive, experienced team members that have a curiosity for both technology and the product domain we work in. Our team enjoys a lot of independence building products that address the real needs of millions of people.


Our offices are all about creating an environment that is not only suited for working in comfort, but also values helping employees continuously develop their professional skills. It is hard to imagine life in our office without pub nights, board game evenings and laughs around the kitchen table.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, install and maintain PostgreSQL databases
  • Ensure that the databases meet the performance, capacity and availability requirements of the application
  • Ensure that the databases meet the security policies
  • Monitor/tune database resources as necessary
  • Be part of the on-duty operations group to react to incidents

Requirements

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • A good understanding of, and hands-on experience with, PostgreSQL databases (minimum of 3 years equivalent working experience)
  • Experience with cloud platforms
  • SQL query optimisation skills
  • Self-motivated, structured and able to take initiative, as well as being creative and curious
  • Autonomous working style, with an eagerness to improve systems, processes, and yourself
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken, and good communication skills