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MySQL Database Administrator with AWS Description

Job #: 86181
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


We are looking for a DBA with abilities to help architect and maintain our database infrastructure and to assist our engineering teams to efficiently use our database layers. The database is hosted in AWS, and we use Aurora MySQL. Additionally, we use DocumentDB, and MS SQL.

This role is located in our Gdansk office. We offer flexible hybrid model and relocation possibilities within Poland.


Our client is a modern travel, corporate card, and expense management solution provider that combines powerful technology with high-end service. The single-platform solution seamlessly manages travel booking, itinerary management, corporate cards and expenses using the latest AI-driven technologies backed by unrivalled global inventory. Seasoned, local travel agents support each client with a mixture of experience and technology, and provide a superior grade of proactive, tailored service.


  • Participate in roadmap discussions and identify key areas for database improvements in the product and incorporate these goals into development initiatives. Implement, update, and improve our current database infrastructure typically using Terraform and AWS native tools
  • Monitor and examine query execution plans; tune queries, indexes, and stored procedures to ensure most effective use of resources
  • Review and recommend database physical structure and functional capabilities to development teams, and optimize database configuration parameters
  • Follow maintenance requirements and implement in a “no downtime” scenario
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Provide guidance and direction to other lower-level analysts and developers
  • Document processes and procedures when appropriate


  • 6+ years of overall database administration experience, 4+ years MySQL
  • Working knowledge of ANSI SQL and MySQL specific
  • Experience being part of a production, 24x7 environment
  • Strong technical and analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret written or verbal technical specifications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with teams throughout the organization
  • Ability to operate with ownership, be a self-starter, and have strong attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or other related discipline or equivalent experience

Nice to have

  • DocumentDB (or Mongo) administration
  • Liquibase
  • Programming languages and and commonly used frameworks (e.g. Python, Groovy, Java, Spring-boot, Hibernate ORM)
  • Experience with other SQL databases (e.g. MSSQL, Oracle, Postgres)

We offer

  • Team & working conditions:
    • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
    • Engineering community of industry’s professionals
    • Flexible schedule and opportunity to work remotely
    • Relocation within our offices
    • Corporate and social events
    • Benefits package (health insurance, multisport, shopping vouchers)
  • Stable income:
    • Employment Contract or B2B
    • Regular assessments and salary reviews
    • Participation in the Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Referral bonuses
  • Career development:
    • Innovative solutions delivery and engineering excellence
    • Outstanding career roadmap
    • Leadership development, career advising, soft skills and well-being programs
    • Certification (GCP, Azure, AWS)
    • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, Get Abstract, O’Reilly, Cloud Guru
    • Language classes on English and Polish for foreigners
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted


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