Senior DBA

Lisbon, Portugal Full-time

We are looking to hire an experienced DBA/Performance Engineer to lead an Continuous Integration initiative. You will lead deep knowledge of SQL Server and application performance best practices to ensure a solid foundation to support Wodify’s aggressive global growth strategy.

This is a “hands on” opportunity and a perfect fit for the candidate who enjoys monitoring and tuning application performance in a fast paced environment. You will be a fit if you have an natural attention to detail and are exceptional at developing test scenarios for edge cases.


A Day in the Life:


  • Collaborating with our internal Onboarding, Support and Engineering teams to uncover opportunities for improvement.
  • Monitoring infrastructure overall performance
  • Carry out analysis of performance reports and proactively identify expensive SQLs and other performance bottlenecks
  • Carry out root cause analysis of Database/SQL performance problems and recommend a solution for Production as well as other environments.
  • Communicate solution to the application developers and verify that it is implemented correctly. Work closely with our software Engineers in creating more efficient queries or fine-tuning existing ones
  • Participate in software design reviews with developers to ensure that the architecture is scalable to meet long-term performance goals.
  • Keep abreast of new, performance related DB features and evangelize their use across Engineering team.
  • Develop SQL Performance Coding standards and conduct training for Developers.
  • Document technical details of performance related issues resolved and assist the team with building and maintaining technical repositories.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • Ability to drive continuous processes of improvement and automation toward DevOps culture
  • Proven expertise in tuning high transactional SQL Server, multi-TB sized Databases infrastructures.
  • Proven expertise in creating and optimizing T-SQL Queries.
  • Thorough knowledge of SQL Server architecture.
  • Strong PowerShell knowledge.
  • Developing and maintain data flows in SSIS
  • Experience with NoSQL data systems (e.g. FireBase, MongoDB, Neo4j) is a plus
  • Developing and implementing database security policies
  • Knowledge of warehouses environments (is a plus)
  • Source code version systems (preferred GitHub)
  • 5+ years’ experience working within SQL Server and performance monitoring and tuning.
  • Agile knowledge and practice
  • Knowledge of AWS or cloud infrastructures
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)


Education & Training:


  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

The Application Process:


  • Fill out the online application form
  • Submit your video pre-screening answers and complete your Personality Assessment
  • You’ll come to our office for a personality/culture interview with HR
  • You’ll come to our office for an technical skills interview with our tech team
  • You’ll complete a leadership skills interview with our leadership team
  • If we think you're a fit, we'll make an offer


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