PostgreSQL Database Administrator


The Database Administrator is responsible for the configuration, performance, integrity, security, and high availability of our databases. He collaborates with the software architect to design the database strategies. He works in a team of DevOps engineers and is involved in planning, developing, and troubleshooting databases.

Job Description

  • Configure highly available database clusters in a Kubernetes environment. Evaluate application workloads and assess configuration fitness.
  • Monitor database health & performance.
  • Anticipate future database issues and plan automated tasks to minimize risks.
  • Coach development teams on database-related topics. Help with design issues, document good practices, provide advice and recommendations.
  • Support development and test teams with database-related performance issues.
  • Create or maintain technical documentation
  • Make work estimates for the tasks assigned to you
  • Plan, track and report your daily work and your assigned tasks to your direct manager
  • Follow the EVS software development process (Source Control Management, Defect Tracking, Coding Rules, Continuous Integration)
  • Coach and guide junior team members


  • Engineer, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science (high school or university)
    At least 5 years of experience

Technical skills :

  • Very good knowledge of PostgreSQL:
    • streaming replication
    • performance analysis and troubleshooting
    • common tools and extensions
    • failover managers : repmgr, Patroni, etc.
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery principles and practices, including planning, testing, backup/restore
  • Very good knowledge of Linux systems, including performance analysis
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and Docker is a plus, specifically the Zalando Postgres operator
  • Knowledge of the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a plus
  • Knowledge of Apache Cassandra is a plus
  • Good knowledge of common development tools (Git, TeamCity, etc)
  • Experience in Agile Application Development & Scrum methodologies is a plus
Soft skills :
  • Focus on quality, detail-minded, willing to take care of customer point of view
  • A critical but constructive mindset focused on delivery constraints and pragmatism
  • Open for changes and continuous learning
  • Capable of executing tasks autonomously, of planning and communicating planning and progress, of getting help where needed
  • Shows initiative, is curious and communicates well about initiatives
  • Good written and verbal communication skills share information actively; respond properly, reports on time; accept criticism and other opinions, addresses criticism constructively
  • Excellent team player
  • High-stress resistance; does not give up in crisis; does not lose control under pressure
Languages :
  • Fluent in French or English
  • Working knowledge of English


You will benefit from working in a friendly, lively environment having ambitious commercial objectives. Our dynamic and young team brings the best out of motivated potentials. In addition, you will receive a competitive salary and a range of other employee benefits.

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At the core of every successful business lies a solid and reliable foundation to build upon. In the new world of digital broadcast television and motion pictures, EVS Broadcast Equipment offers solutions (hardware & software devices), for life, near-live and playout of broadcast sports, news and entertainment aiming to improve the value of viewing experience and the customer productivity. With its roots in sports television, EVS redefined live broadcasting with tapeless solutions.

After several generations of development originally started in Liège, Belgium, the core EVS server has evolved into the fastest, most reliable, and most utilized broadcast tool for live production and now completely dominates the sports production marketplace. The intimate partnership initiated between the EVS team across the globe (with offices now in Belgium, France, Italy, UK, Hong Kong, US, UAE and Spain) and the world leading broadcasters have led to significant development around its core foundation.