Database Administrator Database Administrator …

Q2 Software, Inc
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Q2 Software, Inc
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Database Administrator
Open Source Database Administrator Austin, TX/en-US/Q2/job/Austin-TX/SQL-Database-Administrator_REQ-2741/apply

Named one of Austins fastest-growing companies and one of the best places to work, Q2 offers our employees a culture fueled by engaged, motivated, and dedicated team members. Were dedicated to our mission: to strengthen communities by strengthening the financial institutions that serve them. We do it with our purpose-driven culture, and by helping banks and credit unions stand apart in their communities.

Q2 Software is seeking an Open Source DBA to join the team! This person will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical MySQL and PostgresSQL Database environments to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our customer-facing applications. This is a hands-on position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to automate routine maintenance tasks and write custom solutions to problems will be critical to the success of this role. If you enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment and approach every day with a burning passion to build highly scalable, resilient, and secure systems, then Q2 wants you!


  • Perform monitoring, administration, repair and maintenance of the MySQL and PostGres databases within the customer hosted environments
  • Actively contribute to the configuration, layout and performance tuning of the production infrastructure
  • Respond to service requests and troubleshoot issues as needed
  • Tuning queries for performance improvement using various tool
  • Support requests for unscheduled database backups and restores
  • Attend and actively participate in daily scrum meetings
  • Participate in rotating 24x7 on call support coverage for data center related issues with other DBAs.
  • Perform maintenance related activities during scheduled weekend maintenance windows.
  • Create and update existing documentation of processes and procedures in support of administration tasks
  • Responsible for ensuring that all security, availability, confidentiality and privacy policies and controls are adhered to
  • Participate in capacity management, expansion and growth planning
  • Configuring monitoring and setting up alerts for various PostgreSQL/MySQL systems.
  • Provisioning the access for users in of PostgreSQL/MySQL.


  • 3 5 years experience as a DBA in a MySQL or Postgres in a 24/7 production environment including backup recovery, replication, high availability, designing and managing schema, monitoring diagnosing and optimizing database performance
  • Ability to detect and troubleshoot database-related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space, and other resource contention issues
  • Excellent working knowledge of Linux.
  • Ansible Experience is a must.
  • Expert in performance tuning of PostgreSQL/MySQL database.
  • Must be able to exercise judgment within defined procedures to determine appropriate action
  • Understanding of GTID replication setup for MySQL and streaming replication of PostgreSQL
  • Must have strong organizational and multi-tasking skills to prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with Agile Development Practices
  • Knowledge of high availability, disaster recovery and replication solutions and best practices
  • Federating PostgreSQL/MySQL with SSL and LDAP
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Certifications or an interest in pursuing certification is a plus

Posted YesterdayFull timeREQ-2741

Q2 is a financial experience company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Driven by a mission to build stronger communities by strengthening the financial institutions that serve them, we empower banks, credit unions, and other financial services providers to be an ever-present companion on an account holders financial journey. Combining the leading features, integrations, and operations capabilities in the market with data-driven insights, open technology, and a unique problem-solving process to drive emotions and outcomes, Q2 helps our customers unlock new opportunities, grow faster, and improve efficiencies.


To build stronger communities by strengthening their financial institutions. We do it with our purpose-driven culture, and by helping banks and credit unions stand apart in their communities. Were a growing team of high-performing self-starters who are passionate about creativity and exploration in every challenge.


To ensure that our nations financial institutions are equipped to provide for their communities financial needs, today and tomorrow.


To empower financial institutions to be the ever-present companion on their account holders financial journey. We do this by using data-driven insights, open technology, and unique problem-solving approaches to help FIs deliver exceptional experiences for their account holders.