Database Administrator

  • Degiro
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 18, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Job Description


DEGIRO is an online pan-European securities broker that serves both individual and professional investors. DEGIRO offers market access through a fast, high-performance online platform. Founded in 2008 to serve institutional investors, and headquartered in Amsterdam, DEGIRO launched its retail trading platform in 2013. DEGIRO is now active across 18 countries and is the fastest growing broker in Europe.

We’re increasing in business scale and organizational size at a blisteringly fast rate, and we now have a local presence in 3 cities: Amsterdam, Sofia, and Hong Kong. If you want to make a difference, have a thrilling experience and you’re passionate about trading/investing, come on board and join the ride.

As a Database Administrator you will be responsible for a distributed setup of mysql instances. We seek for a proactive, independent and responsible candidate, taking ownership of our dba infrastructure. You will be driving new technologies, making changes, deciding what is best suited to satisfy business demands. This position means tight collaboration with many departments inside the company.


  • Supporting stability and performance of production databases. Including replications, audit and hot backup tasks.
  • Resolving technical issues related to database functionality. Optimizing database operations together with Sysadmin and Dev department.
  • Providing expert support in database design and architecture.
  • Query tuning, writing stored procedures etc. for new and current services and applications.
  • Automation of daily routines. Automation of new databases deployments and DR procedures.
  • Writing technical documentation and sharing knowledge within the IT department.


  • Minimum of 3 years experience with operating MySQL databases under Linux.
  • Broad experience with SQL, query tuning, stored procedures writing.
  • Experience with data replication and performance tuning.
  • Interest in making systems more reliable and stable.
  • Sufficient knowledge of any scripting language to make life easier (bash/python/perl etc).
  • Proactive thinking. Good communication skills.

We value motivation and a positive attitude

Our offer
DEGIRO offers you an exciting job and great development opportunities within Europe’s fastest growing online broker. You will get a market-conform remuneration with additional package consisting of relevant training and the possibility to earn a performance based bonus. Optional apartment sharing with colleagues in Amsterdam. You will work in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in a modern work environment (Rembrandt Tower).

This position is open to worldwide candidates and in the case of relocation, we will assist you with ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam. We have successfully relocated 50+ professionals to our offices in the last year!