Data Layer Architect, Infrastructure (m/f)

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Data Layer Architect, Infrastructure who wants to make a difference.

Berlin, Germany


Online since May 19, 2017

We are looking for a Data Layer Architect, Infrastructure (m/f) in our great office in Berlin

Your opportunity...

As a Data Layer Architect, you'll be offered a unique opportunity to become a part of an international team of top engineers learning from one another and contributing to the global OLX Group success, based in Berlin - one of the most vibrant European capitals, while working with and impacting all Classifieds websites around the world. OLX

OLX is one of the largest e-commerce sites worldwide. OLX is designed to enable people to connect through buying and selling goods and services quickly, easily and for free. We try to create a richer world by bringing people together for win-win exchanges. Sellers win. Buyers win. Communities win. Earth wins. OLX wins. And most of all, you win. Being part of something special. In an open culture that encourages own initiatives, growth and entrepreneurial spirit. Sharing the same values. 

At OLX we have a clear ambition - to create a richer world. We empower people to make the difference and we’re always looking for great people to help us do just that.


Why OLX?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 40 markets, including the brands OLX, Avito, letgo and dubizzle.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.7 billion monthly visits, 35 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.


What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Work with internal Technical Operations Teams to define problems, data collection, synthesize relevant data, build analytical models and forecasts
  • Build and maintain complex Optimization and Capacity constraint Models
  • Combine data and Business Principles to recommend solutions for large Web Infrastructure Problems
  • Troubleshoot Performance, Optimize Resources and recommend Fault Tolerance Solutions
  • Define Best Practices Guidelines on SQL DML and DDL Definitions
  • Define and Implement robust Backup & Disaster Recovery Layouts to support Business Continuity


What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years experience on SQL Engines, MySQL/MariaDB/Percona
  • Deep understanding of Relational Database Schema Design and Performance Tuning
  • Good background on NoSQL Technologies like MongoDB, Riak, Redis or Cassandra
  • Familiarity with data transfer protocols HTTP(s), REST, SOAP, JSON
  • Solid knowledge of Linux/Unix systems (especially Ubuntu)
  • Strong knowledge of Perl, PHP, Bash or Python
  • Good understanding of Statistics and Optimization Techniques
  • Hands-on Data Mining / Analytics Experience with large datasets
  • Excellent Problem Solving, Critical Thinking and Communication skills
  • Good verbal and written English


What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Contributing to the global OLX Group success
  • International career and travel opportunities
  • Work with an international team of top engineers learning from one another
  • A budget for conference and education
  • Competitive salary and great benefits
  • Home Office possibilities
  • Company Mobile phone for business use
  • Any tool you might need MacBook Pro, Notebook, PC
  • Great office location around the corner from Berlin Hauptbahnhof


Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
It’s great that you want to apply for the role of Data Layer Architect (m/f)! Thank you for taking the time. Below, you will find our standard application form that we would like you to use. Once you hit the submit button, your application will be stored in our talent database. Once we’ve taken a look, we will get back to you. You can expect our feedback within the next one to two weeks. Sometimes it can take a bit longer but you can be assured that we will get back to you no matter what.

Empower yourself.
Improve the world.

Join OLX.

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