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Database Administrator (DBA)


DBA, Data and Analytics


Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Optimally managing data is an essential part of the service we provide to our customers. To that end, our DBA team designs and maintains database structures used by our entire engineering area, defining policies and procedures to ensure data is kept secure and reliable. As Database Administrator, you’ll join a collaborative, flexible environment to take on the challenges of managing a sophisticated structure of ever-expanding data.

Your challenges and objectives

  • Identify opportunities to improve our databases for: security, performance, scalability, reliability.
  • Gain a strong understanding of solid database design.
  • Develop a capacity to detect and diagnose situations with databases in critical productive environments, look for the proper solution and understand when action is warranted.
  • Stay up-to-date on possible technologies and tools we could use to improve our data architecture, structures and processes.
  • Become familiarized with our policies and the needs of our various development teams to propose effective and compliant data solutions.
  • Design and foresee solutions and optimizations for an ever-growing enterprise application.

Your day-to-day activities

  • Design, write, and improve scripts to automate database administration and operate database tasks.
  • Support other teams by advising them on writing queries and creating, optimizing, and implementing structures for application development or any other DB-related decision.
  • Perform database tuning and performance monitoring.
  • Work with MySQL features to find the best configuration for our project.
  • Set and monitor policies, procedures, and standards of database management, access, and security.
  • Iterate on procedures to make them more robust, automatic, and reliable. 

About you

  • Strong analytical skills and detail-oriented.
  • Mature knowledge of databases concepts, relational databases theory, and their mechanisms and internals. 
  • MySQL, MariaDB, Percona Server, PostgreSql or Oracle experience is desirable.
  • Knowledge of database tools, utilities, and physical database design.
  • Knowledge of underlying operating systems.
  • Scripting skills (preferably Bash and/or Python). 
  • Familiar with industry best practices in system administration and willingness to support a 24/7 production environment (one week on call every 2 months).
  • Experience with configuration management solutions such as puppet is a plus.
  • Knowledge with virtualization and/or containers concepts and technologies such as docker (desirable).

We’re a market leader enterprise that makes its own product: A highly flexible enterprise SaaS platform used for global talent acquisition and talent management. We currently work with over 650 companies worldwide.

We choose to work in a relaxed, energetic and creative environment, where everyone can make the most of their skills and preferences, and boost their individual capabilities through collaboration and team work.

Due to COVID 19, all Avaturians are working from home for the moment. More information will be provided during the interview process.

  • A fast-paced, energetic, and engaging environment.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Four salary reviews per year.
  • Option to earn 20% of your salary in US dollars.
  • Three weeks vacations from the first year.
  • Four weeks paternity leave.
  • OSDE 310 health coverage (family plan).
  • Four days a year to attend events related to professional development.
  • Internet service expenses.
  • An office located in a centric and attractive location (Palermo).
  • Fully equipped kitchen, pastries every Monday, fruits and cereals every day.
  • Access to rotational parking space.
An organizational culture that empowers everyone to be themselves is key to thrive in business, but more importantly, it’s a pathway for creating a more equal society. Avature fosters a diverse and inclusive environment, and celebrates that each unique person brings something different to our team. We are committed to considering all qualified applicants equally and to promote equal opportunities within our organization.