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2023-04-19 Spread Group Full-time Leipzig SN Gießerstraße 27 04229 Germany

(Senior) Database Administrator (f/m/d)

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Our Database Operations Team has responsibility for all databases, messaging and EleasticSearch live services. We administer our servers and services, expand the database landscape, and are responsible for optimization, performance tuning, monitoring, problem analysis, and troubleshooting. In addition, we plan the future development of the database and keep looking for services to be future-proof and reliable. It is our goal to meet all requirements of data preservation and security.

Your Tasks

  • As a fourth team member, you will be responsible for the management (installation, administration, monitoring) of the services we provide
  • 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

Your Profile

  • 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

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, colour, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital or disability status

We Offer

  • Flexible working times on a basis of trust with remote working options as well as part-time options
  • 30 days of holiday and family friendly working options
  • Regular GA’s to communicate future plans and company goals in a transparent manner
  • An in-depth onboarding program including the chance to visit production sites in the Czech Republic
  • German & English courses as well as interdisciplinary workshops and trainings
  • Options for using our company car, 50% discount off all our products and many more discount campaigns
  • Modern offices with a rooftop terrace and barbecue, large kitchens for breaks and after work events
  • Regular company events, like hiking days, summer and Christmas parties as well as drinks on Fridays and other “Feel Good” activities
  • Come as you are – there is no dress code & four-legged friends are welcome
  • Meet-a-Spreadster to find out more about the diverse world of Spread Group
  • For more impressions of working life at Spread Group, find us on Instagram

We look forward to receiving your application, preferably online via our career portal in German or English or as a PDF document to Please state reference number 1639 and don't forget to let us know about salary expectations and your earliest starting date.

P.S.: We love creative CVs, a can-do attitude, and fresh perspectives. We want characters full of ideas and drive – no matter how old you are, where you come from or what your background is. Show us what you're made of!

Nadine Brucker

Nadine Brucker

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist




We believe inclusivity is essential – and act on it. We celebrate coming from 43 different countries, are proud of having 52% women in leadership roles and are thankful for our shared experiences.
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Feel-Good Benefits

It’s not all fresh fruit and free drinks (but we have those too). Our feel-good efforts strengthen our culture and encourage networking and cross-departmental collaboration.
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Modern Work Life

Regardless of place or time zone – digital work is the standard. Our global productivity is fueled by OKRs, agile management and flat hierarchies.


We keep our employees in-the-know. We’re radically transparent about our growth, revenue (currently $146 million), profit, future plans and achievements.


We believe in respecting our planet, new ideas and each other. With leadership based on mutual respect: We want your input from day one, whatever your role.


Interested in remote or part-time work in a leadership role? Need to leave early to pick up your kids? We see you, let’s talk about it.