Database Engineer

Database Engineer

Job Title: Database Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Reference: 111_1627293475
Contact Name: Ria Verma
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2021 10:57

Job Description

Database Engineer


Fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing and international Fintech business. They are an innovative and forward-thinking business based in London, looking for a Database Engineer to join their large Engineering team and work closely with software Engineers. You will be working on data models in an AWS environment and migrating from existing legacy systems to AWS. They primarily use AWS RDS/Aurora MySQL


  • Working with engineering team to improve current data models in AWS
  • Participate in code reviews and establish best practices
  • Enhance the database and continually assess it's health using CloudWatch/DataDog
  • Debugging
  • Database migrations from existing legacy systems to AWS

Requirements and skills:

  • AWS RDS/Aurora or MySQL (or Maria DB)
  • Planning and executing schema and data migrations (MySQL and AWS)
  • Detecting, diagnosing and resolving database performance issues
  • Database scalability
  • Ability to assess health of database - using tools like AWS Performance Insights, AWS CloudWatch or DataDog

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