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Principal Cloud DB Engineer

Blip is a top-of-the-edge Portuguese IT company, focused on software engineering solutions for sports betting and gaming.  

As part of the Flutter Entertainment group, we are an essential piece of the business, delivering safe and entertaining websites, mobile apps, and retail systems for over 7.6 million monthly customers around the globe.   

Creating safe and fun software for sports betting and gaming it’s what we do. But the way we do it is what makes us one of the top options when it comes to choosing the best place to boost your career. Our Agile-oriented mindset, together with the most exciting technology and a team of 500 bold and inspiring people, will drive your star-quality skills to another level.  

We bet on people first. That’s why employer branding and flexible practices are cornerstones of our working culture. And our working culture is more than job benefits, it empowers you to come as you are and find the perfect balance between your life and your working challenges. We focus on autonomy, diversity, lifelong learning, and work-life balance.  

So… It’s not a job. It’s a way of being and it all starts here.  Are you in  ?   

The role

We are seeking an outstanding AWS MySQL Database Engineer to join our team. The role involves a combination of database administration, software engineering, architecture, cloud infrastructure, and database design, management, and optimization. The Cloud Database Engineer is critical for ensuring the reliability, performance, and security of cloud-based applications and services. 

What you’ll be doing…

  • Designing and developing MySQL databases and data models, including table relationships, primary keys, and optimized schema structures
  • Writing complex SQL queries with subqueries, joins, window functions, and aggregate functions to extract, manipulate, and analyze data for various business needs
  • Optimizing database performance through query tuning, index creation, execution plan analysis, and caching mechanisms
  • Troubleshooting and resolving database issues, such as slow queries, locking conflicts, and data inconsistencies
  • Creating and maintaining robust database backups and recovery plans to ensure data protection and continuity
  • Implementing security measures, including role-based access controls, encryption, and authentication mechanisms, to safeguard sensitive data
  • Developing stored procedures and functions to automate data processes, minimizing manual intervention, and enhancing efficiency
  • Providing technical support to database users and stakeholders, addressing queries, and collaborating on effective solutions
  • Collaborating with application developers to seamlessly integrate databases with applications, ensuring optimal data flow and usability
  • Staying updated with the latest MySQL developments and best practices to continually improve database infrastructure performance

To become one of us, you should have…

  • You have experience as a MySQL Developer and have expertise in designing and optimizing databases using the MySQL management system
  • You have hands-on proficiency in SQL and other related programming languages
  • You have experience with Amazon Web Services such as EKS, IAM, EC2, S3, CLI, SDK 
  • You have knowledge of Terraform or other infrastructure-as-code tools.
  • You have knowledge of CI/CD tools, Development lifecycle & best practices for coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • You have Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as Java or Python.
  • You have successfully developed and maintained database-driven applications and web services using MySQL
  • You have knowledge of database performance tuning and indexing strategies
  • You exhibit strong problem-solving skills
  • You communicate effectively, collaborating with cross-functional teams, including developers, QA engineers, and technical project managers

Principal Cloud DB Engineer

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