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Lead Database Engineer (PostrgreSQL Engineer)

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Noida - India - India

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


We are seeking a highly skilled Lead Database Engineer to lead our team of database Engineers. As a Lead Database Engineer, you will be responsible for overseeing the design, implementation, and maintenance of our database systems, with a primary focus on PostgreSQL. You will also play a key role in driving database-related initiatives, mentoring junior team members, and collaborating with other teams to deliver high-quality solutions.

• Lead a team of database engineers in designing, implementing, and maintaining PostgreSQL databases.
Manage and maintain PostgreSQL databases on Unix systems, ensuring high availability and performance.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and design database solutions that meet business needs.
• Drive the adoption of automation tools and processes to streamline database operations.
• Monitor database performance and optimize queries for efficiency.
• Troubleshoot and resolve database-related issues in a timely manner.
• Automate database deployment, configuration, and management tasks using Ansible.
• Develop and maintain documentation related to database architecture, configurations, and procedures.
• Participate in on-call rotation and provide support for critical database issues outside of regular business hours.


• 5 to 7 years of experience in database administration, with a strong focus on PostgreSQL.
• Strong understanding of Unix/Linux operating systems and shell scripting.
• Experience with automation tools such as Ansible for infrastructure provisioning and configuration management.
• Proficiency in SQL and database performance tuning techniques.
• Experience with database replication and clustering technologies.
• Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
• Expert-level knowledge of database design principles, performance tuning, and optimization techniques.

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