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Senior Database Specialist (R&D)

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.4 billion in FY 2020, Landis+Gyr employees approximately 5,000 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at Landis+Gyr website


We are looking to welcome a Senior Database Specialist to apply relation and timeseries database design theories and principles, perform complex work in research, design and development of new or existing producs as well as turn existing database structures to fit unique customer needsa and configurations.


Key Performance Indicators:
Delivery of the product roadmap and SW releases (on time / quality / defined content) according to the designed solutions 
Competitiveness of the products and solutions
Solution performance, specifically in terms of time to find and fix issue and database quality (prevention of bugs etc.)


Areas of responsibility/accountability:

Develop and improve application database scripts, related tools and configurations of the head-end-system for advance metering solutions (Landis+Gyr Converge) by means of mainly Oracle Database, PostgreSQL and TimescaleDB for multiplatform environment based on described tasks.
Work with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended
Understand and write technical documentation


An ideal candidate will bring:

Solid experience in SW or solutions database design with focus on technology industry (metering, utility, telco)
Minimum 3 years of experience in Oracle Database running in both Windows and Linux based environments in a senior capacity.
Experience with Oracle PL/SQL
Knowledge of key features and problems in Oracle Database since Oracle 12 benefitial.
Experience with PostgreSQL deployments and language specifics
Experience with time-series database design, ideally Timescale DB
Experience in GitLab CI/CD processes benefitial



University degree in IT / software engineering or equivalent
B2B utility market knowledge and understanding desired (of a big advantage)
Strong inter-personal skills and communications, high level of accountability 
Ability and willingness to learn new things, a quick learner
Ability to work under pressure

You can see it! More challenging work. A more interesting work environment. The opportunity to use your finely honed skills to make a real difference. If this is what you see for yourself, you need to talk to Landis+Gyr. 
Through our reach and resources, Landis+Gyr brings you career options you couldn’t find anywhere else with its strong brand and 125 years of market history; We offer high level of work flexibility and room for self-development; cooperation with local and regional experts in the field; attractive benefits package; team spirit, and contribution to sustainable development in the energy sector.


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If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.


Job Title:  Senior Database Specialist (R&D)

Requisition ID:  8862

Prague, CZ

Workplace Type: 
Career Level:  Experienced
Date Posted:  Jul 30, 2022

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