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Senior Database Engineer

Finland, Kainuu, TurkuA&I

Job description

Who we are

Verve Group’s omnichannel ad platform connects advertisers, agencies, brands, and publishers to people in real-time. With a privacy-first approach, Verve Group offers advertising innovation at scale with full-stack programmatic solutions in brand-safe environments. The global company is a trusted partner of 5,000+ advertisers and brands with direct connections to 4,000+ publishers and apps globally. Verve Group is part of Media and Games Invest (MGI) and has an international presence with over 350 employees in 20+ offices worldwide, spanning the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.

Our mobile monetization platform enables app publishers to execute and enhance their revenue strategy through flexible ad units. With its proprietary cross-format optimization technology and mobile header bidding solution, Verve enables mobile publishers to maximize their programmatic advertising revenue.

Verve Group is headquartered in Berlin with many satellite offices located worldwide.

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Our Platform

  • We create high-frequency (~2M QPS), low latency transactional systems that are the core of our open exchange.
  • We design, develop and maintain a complex stack of interdependencies as part of a 24/7 geographically distributed operation that handles real-time bidding for advertisements.
  • We are building the most reliable, flexible, cost-efficiency, and scalable real-time bidding platform in the industry.

This position is within our Audiences & Insights team, which works with amazing data projects that are at the heart of Verve. We process data from nearly one billion devices, analyzing tens of billions of requests every day. End user privacy is a cornerstone in our thinking, yet we are building incredible services to personalize content and advertising. We know where we are heading to with many phases in-between in which we need more professionals in our team.

Your Responsibilities

  • Administer and maintain database security, integrity, and optimization.

  • Develop and run periodic and requested reports.

  • Develop new databases and applications.

  • Identify and resolve performance and capacity issues.

  • Establish and maintain backup and recovery processes.

  • Maintain associated non-referential data.

  • Provide recommendations for configuration changes with impact assessment for users to help optimize cost.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 5+ years of relevant working experience.

  • Experience writing software in Java, C++, Python, Go, and/or JavaScript is a plus.

  • Experience with database technologies such as PostgreSQL, Redis, ElasticSearch.

  • Experience with database administration and scaling techniques.

  • Results oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor

  • Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible style

  • Exhibit intellectual curiosity and strive to continually learn

  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently.

Please try to avoid the confidence gap. You don't need to fill all the listed requirements to apply!

Why you should join us

  • Growth runs in our veins — learn and develop your skills with us
  • Diversity is what brings us together — 35 nationalities and growing
  • In autonomy we trust — make an impact from day one
  • We live and breathe innovation — bring your revolutionary ideas to life.