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Sr. DBA Guadalajara, Mexico

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Sr. DBA Description

Job #: 72055
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Senior DBA . Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.


  • 2+ years hands-on database experience on AWS using RDS and/or Aurora MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Understanding of relational and non-relational database concepts
  • Good knowledge of linux
  • Good understanding of Mysql Architecture (processes, how does Mysql work with memory and hard drive structures, transactions including transaction isolations, stages for query execution and how to tune it, cursors, multiclient connections and ways for re-using clients connections, tablespaces, roles and privileges and so on)
  • Experience with monitoring and troubleshooting We have different Mysql installations, mostly on top of bare metal and AWS (Aurora engine). But pure Mysql installations are also present
  • Good communication skills and decent spoken and written English

Nice to have

  • Experience with Python, at least basic/core library part
  • Hands-on experience with scalability, high-availability, RBAC models on top of Mysql
  • DevOps techniques (either Terraform or CloudFormation), CI/CD concepts and tools like Jenkins, Gitlab ci, Team City, etc
  • Experience with AWS services (at least Elastic Compute, S3, IAM)
  • Experience with Galera cluster is a plus
  • We are responsible for different Mysql installations and therefore have some on-call duties (usually 1 week per month). We also actively communicate directly with developers, product managers and everybody who relies on our Mysql databases, that’s why we should be open to communication and be ready for rapid changes

We offer

  • Career plan and real growth opportunities
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • International Mobility Plan within 25 countries
  • Constant training, mentoring, online corporate courses, eLearning and more
  • English classes with a certified teacher
  • Support for employee’s initiatives (Algorithms club, toastmasters, agile club and more)
  • Enjoyable working environment (Gaming room, napping area, amenities, events, sport teams and more.)
  • Flexible work schedule and dress code
  • Collaborate in a multicultural environment and share best practices from around the globe
  • Hired directly by EPAM & 100% under payroll
  • Law benefits (IMSS, INFONAVIT, 25% vacation bonus)
  • Major medical expenses insurance: Life, Major medical expenses with dental & visual coverage. (For the employee and direct family members)
  • 13 % employee savings fund, capped to the law limit
  • Grocery coupons
  • 10 vacations days plus 2 floating days
  • Official Mexican holidays, plus two extra holidays (December 24th & 31st)
  • Relocation bonus: transportation, 2 weeks of accommodation for you and your family and more
  • 30 days of salary End of Year bonus
  • Monthly non-taxable amount for the electricity and internet bills


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