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Database Administrator [UPlayPC] (f/m/d)


Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH


Dusseldorf, Germany


Programming and Development




Permanent | Full Time


Company Description

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege", "Far Cry", "James Cameron's Avatar", "Beyond Good & Evil 2", "Ubisoft Escape Games", "The Settlers", "Anno" and many more.
Due to continued sustainable growth, Ubisoft Düsseldorf are now accepting applications for a suitably qualified and motivated Database Administrator (f/m/d).Job Description

At Ubisoft Düsseldorf we are looking for a Database Administrator to join the Uplay infrastructure team. Uplay is Ubisoft's gaming platform with player-facing client applications, but also provides SDKs and tools used by Ubisoft game production teams all over the world to deliver their amazing content to the players. Uplay creates, grows, and maintains Ubisoft's digital PC business and is the main distribution channel as the Ubisoft first party PC destination.

As a Database Administrator in Uplay you will use your knowledge and experience to improve and expand the platform to achieve a true always online platform, minimize interruptions, and help enabling developers to work more efficiently with our infrastructure with a strong focus on automation, reliability and performance.

Join us in creating a great experience for game makers and gamers! 
This is a permanent position based in Düsseldorf, Germany and requires working onsite.


  • Oversee Database servers
  •  Alert management
  •  Troubleshooting issues in both Linux and Windows systems
  •  Participate in patching activities
  •  Grant/Revoke access to database systems
  •  Setup, configure and fix replicas
  •  Develop scripts to automate database tasks
  •  Work with DBaaS in AWS/GCP/Kubernetes

We want you to be a collaborative problem solver who can communicate about problems and solutions both with your team and stakeholders.  
Besides the above we're looking for someone aligned with our core values and the following skills and experience:
  • SQL Tuning knowledge
  • Database migration procedures and tools experience
  • Database service monitoring and troubleshooting experience
  • ETL procedures and tools (Extraction - Transformation - Load)
  • Cloud-based Database as a Service (DBaaS)
  • Python, Shellscript or similar coding experience

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