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IT Database Administrator MySQL (f/m/d)

Purpose of position

We are looking for a talented, motivated MySQL Database Administrator for our Berlin-based Database Administration team. As member of this team, you will be responsible for the administration of over a hundred relational MySQL/MariaDB databases within our Linux based infrastructure.


Key Tasks

  • Being responsible for the administration of relational MySQL/MariaDB databases within our Linux based infrastructure
  • Taking care of the installation, maintenance and operation of the databases
  • Planning and implementing database updates and upgrades
  • Analysing database related incidents and finding long-term solutions and strategies
  • Supporting and advising our developers with SQL query analysis and performance optimisations
  • Taking on your own projects for further improvement and automation in the company


Skills & Expertise

  • Several years’ experience and good knowledge in the field of MySQL Database Administration, especially in Performance Tuning, Backup and Recovery, High Availability Architectures and SQL optimization
  • High affinity for Linux (Debian) and Open Source
  • Scripting experience in bash, python and experience with configuration tools such as Chef
  • Cloud Experience (AWS) would be ideal
  • Analytical thinking and a structured, goal-oriented way of working
  • Fluency in either English or German, speaking both would be a plus

What can we offer you?

  • Flexible working hours – no more wasting a vacation day for an administrative appointment
  • Excellent work-life balance and a family-first mindset
  • Home-office days
  • A beautiful office in the heart of Berlin
  • Open Fridge Friday as well as company events to celebrate our employees and their successes
  • Numerous training opportunities to nurture self-development
  • Fresh fruit and a selection of hot and cold beverages


We at Awin have closed our offices to minimise the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. However, this will not stop us from recruiting the best talent from all across the globe such as yourself. To ensure your and our safety, all of our interviews will be conducted via phone and video calls. As a global business with offices all around the globe and a product offering that is fully digital, conducting meetings and interviews virtually has become second nature to us.

Apply now and you could be our next successful virtual hire.