MS SQL Database Administrator

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a MS SQL Database Administrator for our Almaty office to make the team even stronger.

We believe that the team you build is the company you build. Our offices are digital laboratories. Our clients are major global brands. We’re always looking for talented teammates. Think you’ve got what it takes?


  • Design, develop and maintain our database management infrastructure distributed throughout our private data centers and AWS around the world;
  • Set up and support MySQL/MariaDB replication (master/master, master/slave);
  • Analyze and optimize the performance of our MariaDB databases;
  • Build monitoring and metrics/dashboards to ensure the reliability of the systems;
  • Build strategies for backup/recovery, replication, failover, disaster recovery;
  • Write Chef cookbooks for managing the database infrastructure;
  • Mentor developers on effectively making use of MySQL/MariaDB including query analysis and optimization, data modeling, etc;
  • Implement best practices around security, reliability, and performance of our databases;
  • Participate in on-call rotation supporting company's production infrastructure;
  • Work with a great team of other motivated and experienced SRES to accomplish all of this.


  • B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience;
  • 5+ years’ experience with MySQL or MariaDB, as a DBA;
  • Competency in at least one programming language (Ruby preferred but not required);
  • Some experience working with and in virtual (AWS, OpenStack, Azure, etc.) environments;
  • Experience in other data store technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, etc.) is a plus.

We offer

  • Experience exchange with colleagues all around the world;
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • English classes with certified English teachers;
  • Opportunity for self-realization;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Corporate and social events (parties, tennis, etc.).