Cloud DBA in Barcelona or Remote

Webfleet Solutions

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Job Description

Cloud DBA Engineer (Remote-first)
For the “Webfleet Solutions Cloud Service Platform”

The Cloud DBA will have full life cycle responsibilities for multiple database technologies. In this role, the person performing the role will demonstrate technical expertise while exhibiting outstanding customer service skills. This individual is a critical partner to the cloud migration project of the company, infrastructure, and future developments.

The Cloud DBA will work closely with the development and DevOps enablement teams to support various design, automation, performance tuning, and cloud migration initiatives. He/She will also have the responsibility of driving standard processes, troubleshooting methodologies, and setting the tone for quality and highly available cloud systems.

The person performing the role will also assist project teams in all phases of a project life cycle, including providing technical analysis/design services to projects through the delivery of recommended design. Paying special attention to the cloud migration phase. Strong knowledge of automated provisioning and management of Cloud-hosted databases, indexes, index management, statistics, integrity checks, configuration, patching, performance, replication, connectivity, backup and restore, networking, and security.

We have started the migration to cloud infrastructure. There is a lot to do, a lot to learn and a big topic to contribute to. Join our cloud professionals and shape the future of the platform operations and infrastructure.

Need some more detail about your Day-to-Day?
  • Implement database solutions that are scalable and architected for high availability

  • Work with development and engineering teams for short- and long-term database planning, technology roadmap creation and operational improvements in the cloud databases.

  • Work together with the architecture team to align the cloud database roadmap with the on-premise systems.

  • Provide security audit reporting for compliance with GDPR and potentially ISO 27001 certification as required by the specific applications under scope.

  • Develop and adapt the processes needed to support changes in the different cloud platforms over time.

  • Demonstrable experience with automation technologies such as shell scripts, Ansible, or Terraform and creation of Jenkins pipelines for Cloud environments (i.e. Azure, AWS, OCI) applied to the DB paradigm.

  • Establish health checks to ensure optimal operation of IT systems.

  • Share knowledge and experience working directly with developers and DevOps to support escalation and technology advancement.

  • Optimize cloud environments to minimize cost and find synergies among the different components and systems.

  • Plan and support the transition to cloud hosted databases (Cloud native DBs, DBaaS or Containerized DBs), support evaluation whether managed or self-managed databased are the better choice, perform cost planning for database operation in cloud infrastructure

  • Ensure cloud databases software is updated and have the correct data protection backup and recovery plans and that these plans are exercised on a regular basis for local restoration needs.

  • Perform performance analysis that ensure the capacity of the system against the platform demand. Define the metrics that help the teams to make the correct decisions to mitigate issues in the cloud databases.

  • Execute and support cloning and capacity management for cloud databases to ensure maintainability and scalability of the whole system.

It will help you to be successful if you …
  • have a degree in computer science, or a similar background, or you just have enough professional experience to blow right through all your challenges.

  • are a great communicator, analytic, goal-oriented, quality-focused, yet still agile person who likes to work with software engineers; you will interact a lot with architects, developers from other teams, component owners and system engineers.

  • have experience with leading cloud database technologies (specially with Oracle).

  • have relevant certifications. They are not mandatory, but a plus.

  • are open to pick-up innovative technologies as needed by the teams.

  • speak English fluently.

Engineering Culture, Values and What to Expect from Us
  • As a successful candidate, you will join an international team of technically highly skilled and engaged engineers. They went through the same selection process as you did, so you can expect to join a high-caliber team.

  • You will embark on an adventure in product engineering within a growing and changing business. Our product and engineering teams are based in five different European locations, and our standard business language is English.

  • You will (have to) learn a lot about our business, our technology stack, and the service platform. You will learn from the formal training we provide for new joiners, your co-workers, and from our documentation and wiki. If your needs are more around general technical skills training, you will be able to participate in training courses according to need.

  • Our engineering culture is built upon the values of the agile manifesto. We strive to enable our teams to become highly productive and autonomous and empower individuals to become their own best selves.

  • For us, engineering has a lot to do with ingenuity. We see engineers as creative problem solvers who enjoy going full-cycle: from problem definition through problem-solving and implementation to solution validation and delivery to users.

  • We value attitudes as proactive problem solving, open-mindedness, a good balance of long-term and short-term thinking, friendly professionalism, walking the talk, taking ownership, and leading your topic or domain.

  • We value steady professionals who are looking to build their careers with us. We prefer to develop and promote our leaders from within, creating various opportunities for professional development and career advancement. We provide a technical and a more organizational career track and opportunities to try both if you are not sure.

  • Expect projects and topics you work on to change fast at times. Expect to be fully responsible for your work and products. This includes all functional and non-functional aspects. Our product engineering teams perform necessary maintenance and technology upgrades for their products and components and are expected to contribute to our scalability and technology roadmap.

Practically Speaking, What’s in It for You?
  • A fully remote position in a fully remote team. We can currently contract fully remote workers in Spain, Italy, Poland, UK, Hungary and South Africa. If you live in another European country, feel free to apply. We will have a look at whether we have an option for you or not.

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible working hours

  • Birthday off

  • Almost no dress code (the only existing restriction is that you are required to be dressed decently and wear shoes on your feet)Plenty of formal training for new joiners + access to LinkedIn Learning

  • There will be opportunity to attend trainings and conferences on company budget.

  • Annual performance reviews, personal development plans, and as much feedback as you want and can handle through regular 1:1 meetings.

Benefits package in addition to the salary:

  • Private health insurance (including children and partners)

  • Pension Plan

  • Lunch vouchers + free coffee and fruit at the office

Who We Are

Webfleet Solutions, known as TomTom Telematics until October 1st, 2019, is one of the world’s leading telematics solution providers, dedicated to fleet management and connected car services. With our Software-as-a-Service solution WEBFLEET we are helping more than 50,000 customers worldwide to increase their fleet efficiency by improving vehicle and fleet performance, saving fuel and reducing CO2 emissions.

As of April 1st, 2019, we are a part of Bridgestone Europe NV/SA (“Bridgestone”), a subsidiary of Bridgestone corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company and we are becoming the digital core that is driving the transformation of Bridgestone from a tire company to a mobility solutions provider.

Together with our team of 700 employees in 15 countries we make a difference in the telematics industry while influencing tomorrow’s mobility by developing state-of-the-art-technology and delivering world-class services to our customers. Besides, offering multiple benefits to our employees, we have created an environment that combines a variety of exciting challenges with an international and informal work atmosphere that makes Webfleet Solutions a great place to work.
For further information, please visit

Do You Want to Join Us?

If that’s a yes, then please apply to say hi. Complete the online form and attachments in English, please. You can also send your CV and the reference of the position you are applying to us in an email to
Do note that online technical evaluation and pre-employment screening are part of the selection process.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

  • Logistics

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 500-1000

  • 2004


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