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Employer: EEU Software
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 03.12.2016
    Short company description

    EEU Software is a fast growing software development company. We started in early 2000 and specialised in Java projects. The 80 programmers in EEU are all together a young, dynamic and highly professional team. We have implemented various applications in Europe and overseas, in countries like Spain, UK, Argentina, USA, Germany, Finland, Switzerland, France and more. EEU Software is Microsoft Partner, IBM Core Partner and Oracle Gold Partner. Our company uses the highest quality standards being ISO 9001 certified by a well-known austrian company, TUV.


    Strong Linux / Unix skills (at least level 4/5);
    Experience with DB2 Database Server in production environments –Database Administration /​Implementation /​Support / Monitoring /​Optimization;
    Experience with DB2 HADR (High Availability Disaster Recovery) –Replication /​Configuration /​Support;
    Experience with SQL;
    Experience in writing stored procedures and functions;
    Experience (from a database perspective) dealing with Application Severs, HTTP Servers;
    Scripting experience (Bash/Ksh, Perl, Python);
    Very good communication skills in English, both written and spoken (at least level 4/5);

    It would be excellent to have also:

    Experience with middleware products (e.g. application servers);
    Experience with Oracle DB;


    The candidate will be part of a global support team providing steady state support and production operations for a major enterprise cloud offering (Infrastructure-as-a-Service). Candidates must be available to perform planned off-hours changes per approved change/maintenance windows, as well as on-call support by rotation (scheduled) and off-hours interventions for high severity incidents as needed.


    Identify, troubleshoot and resolve production incidents related to database servers;
    Perform database tuning as needed (e.​g.​performance ratios, I/​O load balancing, and memory buffers);
    Review and provide database performance and tuning recommendations;
    Participate in and perform major database upgrades (e.g. DB2 V9 to DB2 V10);
    Implementation of database related security policies and procedures;
    Perform database recovery;​
    Perform Disaster Recovery testing;​
    Support for database refresh activities and migrations;​
    Review technical change requests commenting on potential risks or issues;
    Troubleshoot complex systems identifying and solving bottlenecks;

    Other info

    - Reimbursement of agreed certifications
    - Private medical subscription
    - Motivating salary
    - Performance bonuses
    - Career path based on continuous learning and development. Internal courses and workshops.
    - Multiple ongoing projects thus possibility to change projects/ teams
    - Professional environment, access to leading-edge technologies
    - Premium customers
    - Stability