Can you handle the responsibility for the integrity, performance and security of our databases? Become a Database Engineer at bol.com!
"Onze werkdag stopt nooit. En gek genoeg, ervaar ik dat als positief"
- Lead Shopping Experience
- Thomas de Jong
Can you handle the responsibility for the integrity,
performance and security of our databases? Become a Database
Engineer at bol.com!
Over 7 million Dutch and Belgian customers already know that bol.com
is a great place to shop. Because we offer over 15 million products,
which are easy to browse on any device. To let every visit be an
inspiring, ‘strictly personal’ customer journey, our IT landscape has
to meet the highest standards.
As a Database Engineer PostgreSQL you are part of a
multidisciplinary team and the projects you work on focus on our
Technical Platform Space. You guard and optimize the performance,
security and scalability of our databases and offer support to
engineers and Scrum teams. You provide tools and features to Scrum
teams so they can do their work independently. You are responsible for
automating DBA tasks and monitoring, provisioning and configuration
management, of our databases and linux servers. All the scrum teams
are responsible for their own deployments and part of your job is to
help the teams to be as autonomously as possible.
- You make sure we upgrade and patch on a regular base without, or
as less as possible, downtime for the development teams
- You have a constant focus on improving performance and
troubleshooting performance issues.
- Setting up new database servers/clusters and keep improving the
setup for the scale we are using, including backups and restores of course.
- Monitoring targets e.g. linuxservers, PostgreSQL and Oracle Databases
Who you are
As a Database Engineer, you stay on top of developments in your field
and apply them to lift yourself and bol.com to the next level. You are
a teamplayer and not afraid to innovate and experiment with the latest
tools and techniques. Being on standby is not a problem. But you also
appreciate a good night’s sleep and false positives are not conductive.
- Experience in a similar Database Engineering position;
- Experience with open source or cloud databases such as PostgreSQL
- Constantly trying to automate yourself out of work. We mainly use
Python, Ruby and Ansible/Puppet
- Preferably you have experience with Nagios, Graphite, Consul and Keepalived
- You don’t just talk about the best solutions, you build and
Why work at bol.com?
Bol.com has one of the best work environments you’ll ever encounter.
From the casual atmosphere, to the invigorating energy of the building
with its open spaces, to the overall high standard of professionalism.
Our Scrum teams are autonomous and fully in charge of everything they
deliver. We embrace innovation and new technologies. If you want to
investigate and implement new techniques, go for it. And of course we
have a Choose Your Own Device program. We’re also interested in what
makes you tick as a person, in your desires and ambitions, and what
projects suit you best. And then there are all of the