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Database Administrator (MongoDB)

InstaShop Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 17 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Apply from abroad


  • Experience: Senior


About the job

As a MongoDB Database Administrator, you will be responsible for managing our database operations ensuring database performance, integrity, and security. A casual day includes performing MongoDB administration activities, including the design of the authentication and access policies and implementation of predictive analysis. Designing, monitoring, and maintaining production MongoDB databases while ensuring the highest levels of data availability. Contributing to the development and implementation of database policies and procedures, including crucial software updates, to maintain data integrity and availability. Collaborating regularly with the development team, business, and operations teams to ensure the security and confidentiality of data. Taking ownership of the availability, reliability, and integrity of mission-critical business data stored in production databases.

What you will need

  • Proven work experience as a MongoDB Database Administrator or similar role, with a focus on setting up and managing large-scale MongoDB databases and replica sets.
  • Strong understanding of MongoDB architecture, including replica sets, sharded clusters, and data distribution.
  • Proficiency in MongoDB database performance tuning and optimization techniques.
  • Experience with MongoDB backup and recovery strategies, including point-in-time recovery and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Knowledge of MongoDB security features and best practices for securing MongoDB databases.
  • Familiarity with MongoDB monitoring and diagnostic tools, such as MongoDB Cloud Manager, Ops Manager, or third-party solutions like Keyhole or Hatchet.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to identify and resolve complex database issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • MongoDB certifications (e.g., MongoDB Certified DBA) are highly desirable.
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About InstaShop

InstaShop is the leading online local marketplace in the UAE and Egypt, delivering everyday essentials from trusted stores such as supermarkets, pharmacies, pet shops, and more. Our dynamic team operates in innovative offices inspired by the vibrant startup culture of San Francisco. At InstaShop, we value passion, innovation, and the drive to make a tangible impact in a fast-growing tech company. Our platform simplifies shopping by enabling customers to order daily necessities with just a few clicks. We're dedicated not only to delivering convenience but also to supporting local businesses in the UAE and Egypt, helping you save time while enjoying a seamless shopping experience 🚀