Senior Database Engineer

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We have been migrating to a

  • Business Service-oriented,
  • API and Event-driven,
  • AWS cloud-hosted,
  • Microservice-based platform,


for the past two years, so you have the chance to come in and help us build new products in a small, structured and performant Agility-oriented team.


Your major challenge now is to help us to migrate and evolve from our on-premises (legacy) system to our new cloud based microservices one. We want you to take up the migration of the data services to the Cloud within the highly motivated Infrastructure team.


Your main tasks will be:

  • To design, set up, manage, and improve the AWS cloud-based data services
  • To maintain MS SQL databases on premise (optimization, DRP…)
  • To choose the right data model and Database engine for the right purpose (OLAP / OLTP)
  • To analyze and propose solutions to help the IT team to achieve its goals

Day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Design, setup, configuration, support, and maintenance of database services in the AWS environment (including but not limited to DynamoDB, DocumentDB, Redshift, Aurora, ElasticSearch)
  • MS SQL optimization and maintenance. (DRP, Restore…)
  • Automation of AWS environment deployment via scripting (Infra as a code) using version-control
  • Creation and update accurate system documentation
  • Follow-up of technical problems with our business units, developers, external partners, and providers


  • 8+ years of experience as a DBA hands-on. (Design, model, Implementation)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English (required) and either Dutch or French.
  • Strong technical writing skills in English to provide the teams with clear and efficient documentation
  • Willingness to work as a team member with a flexible attitude and in an organized way
  • Respecting and following procedures
  • Strong focus on delivering projects on time
  • Ability to organize your work among several priorities
  • Willingness to work outside business hours on some occasions
  • High affinity with public cloud environments (Certifications on AWS is a plus)
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and to face challenges



Technical Skills

  • Expert in configuring and managing Relational Database Management Systems (MS SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL): Trigger, Stored Procedure...
  • Strong experience with AWS data cloud services (DynamoDB, Redshift, ElasticSearch, Glue)
  • Good experience with the GIT version-control system
  • Experience with analysis of Data Modeling using Merise, UML
  • Experience in teaching DB related topics is a plus
  • Experience in High Load and Database Reliability is a plus
  • Knowledge of SSIS and ETL tools is a plus
Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving

My client is a leading website in his area and because he is continuously transforming itself, we are looking for a solid Cloud-oriented Database Engineer to join our Infrastructure team and help us shape our products, design & build Immoweb’s future.


A professional and stimulating working environment where TRUST is the key value

Top of class Digital expertise

Chances to deploy yourself (yearly training budget, University Days)

Autonomy, responsibility and challenging work

A dynamic, open and collaborative culture

Awesome teams and people

Work-life balance ; Homeworking , flexible hours

Well-being : Showers, fruit, fun room, …

Company events : Teambuilding, Year-End Diner, Happy Hours, Happy Monday Breakfast

A socially responsible company with a true impact on society ( Green team, charity support, digital accessibility for all)

And of course an attractive remuneration!

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