PostgreSQL Database Programmer and Administrator (DBA) - Malta

  • Binary (Europe) Ltd
  • Birkirkara, Malta
  • Mar 23, 2020
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Job Description

The team

We are the Database Team at We are custodians of the company’s data; our databases are critical to the company’s daily operations. We turn raw data into actionable intelligence, ensure data integrity, implement security controls, monitor data traffic, troubleshoot issues, and plan for expansion as the company grows. We ensure our databases are tough enough to withstand the threat of cybersecurity breaches.

About Binary

Founded in 1999, is a pioneer in online trading. We enable our customers to trade in world markets. Focused on customer-centric solutions, we aspire to be the world’s leading online trading service provider.

A career at offers you the opportunity to make an impact in a fast-growing organisation that’s at the cutting edge of online trading technology. 

About the role

As a PostgreSQL Database Programmer and Administrator at, you will plan, install, and maintain database systems to ensure the security, integrity, and seamless flow of information for our high-traffic online trading platform.


● Plan, install and configure world-class database systems that meet business objectives and the needs of end-users.

● Assist Back-end developers in writing production-ready SQL code.

● Plan and carry out the upgrade and migration of databases.

● Develop, implement, and test database backup and recovery plans.

● Manage database and data security by controlling access to data through authentication, authorisation, and auditing.

● Perform tests to ensure database performance and security, as well as data integrity.

● Document and administer database policies, procedures, and standards.

● Plan and execute data extraction for efficient loading in our data warehouse, and ensure extracted data is useful and properly formatted.

● Troubleshoot and debug problems in existing database systems, and find new ways to improve their speed, functionality, and scalability. Minimum qualifications

● Experience as a Postgres DBA, with advanced hands-on knowledge of:

  • Database
  • Setup Security
  • Replication
  • Performance Tuning
  • Disaster Recovery
  • SQL
  • Stored Procedures

● Experience with database testing tools such as pgTAP

● Experience with data extraction and reporting for data warehouse/cube

● Knowledge of Linux system administration, including configuration and automation tools such as Chef as well as Shell scripting is preferred

● Knowledge of Perl and other scripting languages is a plus

● Experience with Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) is an advantage

Perks and benefits

● Market-based salary

● Annual performance bonus

● Health benefits

● Casual dress code

● Flexible working hours

● Travel and internet allowances


Birkirkara, Malta

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