Who We Are

Spread Group is a renowned global provider of customized apparel and lifestyle products, distinguished by our commitment to made-to-order technology. Our core business model revolves around producing precisely what our customers desire, precisely when they desire it. As pioneers in this space, we combine sustainability with on-demand personalization, enabling individuals and businesses to express their unique identities through bespoke creations. Join us to be part of a global leader in the exciting world of personalized apparel and lifestyle products. Spread Group is revolutionizing the way we connect sustainability with cutting-edge customization, offering our customers and partners an unparalleled experience in the fashion industry.

As we continue to expand our horizons, we are seeking a talented and driven individual to join our dynamic team as the Senior Database Administrator (f/m/d) and drive innovation forward.  The role is full-time and offers the flexibility to work on-site at our Leipzig headquarters or remotely within Germany.

What Will Your Role Be

As Senior Database Administrator, you will be an integral part of our Database Operations Team. You'll play an important role in planning the future development of our database systems, ensuring they remain reliable and aligned with our objectives for data preservation and security.

What You’ll Do

  • You will be responsible for the management (installation, administration, monitoring) of the provided services in the area of databases and messaging.
  • You will get to know our deployed technologies and manage them with your team.
  • This includes e.g. MySQL/Percona XtraDB Cluster, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, Kafka, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ and Redis, ElasticSearch, Filebeat, Patroni, Zookeeper/KRaft etc.
  • You will specialize in one or two technologies and take responsibility for the corresponding services with another team member.
  • You will be the contact person for questions regarding performance, problem solving and scaling, as well as high availability.
  • You will support users in how to use our services, and also take care of special requests and requirements.
  • You will be in constant exchange with our system engineers of other teams.
  • You will evaluate new technologies and implement new ideas independently or with your colleagues.
  • You will organize your own work as well as the work of the team according to agile methods.

What You’ll Bring

  • You have gained several years of experience in the handling and administration of Linux systems and servers.
  • You have advanced knowledge in at least one area of the technology stack we use.
  • You ideally have additional experience with other technologies we use.
  • You are experienced in at least one scripting language like Python, Bash, Ruby, Go or similar.
  • You have already gotten in touch with configuration management tools such as Puppet (preferred), Ansible or Chef.
  • You have good analytical and logical thinking skills and are able to solve problems independently.
  • You are interested in further developing your knowledge in the field of database administration and other current technologies.
  • You are not afraid of assessing new database technologies, as well as evaluating searching and messaging to put them into operation.
  • You are an absolute team player and can pleasure in communicating with your colleagues
  • You have a good command of English.

Why Should You Join Us

  • Flexibility & Trust: Enjoy flexible working hours and remote work options, all based on mutual trust, ensuring a healthy work-life balance that suits your needs.
  • Time to Recharge: Take advantage of a generous 30 days of holiday, and relish family-friendly working policies that cherish your precious moments with loved ones.
  • Transparency & Growth: Attend regular General Assemblies (GAs) to be part of our vision, knowing you contribute to a bright future. Benefit from our in-depth onboarding program and visit production sites in the Czech Republic to deepen your understanding of our operations.
  • Learn & Excel: Elevate your skills with German and English language courses, interdisciplinary workshops, and training, empowering your professional growth.
  • Perks That Delight: Enjoy the convenience of using our company car, and revel in a remarkable 50% discount on all our products, along with exclusive access to irresistible discount campaigns.
  • Inspiring Spaces: Work in modern offices designed to inspire creativity, boasting a rooftop terrace and cozy kitchens for breaks and after-work events.
  • Celebrate Success: Join our lively company events, from invigorating hiking days to unforgettable summer and Christmas parties. Relish Fridays with refreshing drinks, making every moment memorable.
  • Be You & Belong: Embrace a warm and inclusive atmosphere where authenticity is celebrated, with no dress code to limit your self-expression. Bring your four-legged friends along for an uplifting work environment.
  • Discover Spreadster Life: Connect with team members through our unique "Meet-a-Spreadster" program, gaining insights into our diverse world.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We value diversity at Spread Group. We are proud of and continue to encourage the increasing diversity of our company culture and community. Your skills, talents, and experience are our focus no matter your age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital or disability status.

You can find our data protection information for applicants here / Unsere Datenschutzhinweise für Bewerber findest Du hier: https://www.spreadgroup.com/data-protection-applicants/

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