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SportyBet · MySQL DBA

Sporty's sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa's list of top websites for the countries they operate in

Our DBA team's mission is to provide high availability, high performance, high quality, and secure 'Data & Intelligent Service' to our internal customers. We leverage the power of high quality data to strengthen and equip our enterprise. Our DBA engineers play a key role in ensuring the stability and quality of our infrastructure. With a key challenge being the stability of our database clusters under the heavy load of millions of users.

With plans for rapid growth, our DBAs are vital for cross-functional collaboration, and implementing the latest technologies to ensure a world-class user experience.

Who We Are

Sporty Group is a consumer internet and technology business with an unrivalled sports media, gaming, social and fintech platform which serves millions of daily active users across the globe via technology and operations hubs across an international scale.

The recipe for our success is to discover intelligent and energetic people, who are passionate about our products and serving our users, and attract and retain them with a dynamic and flexible work life which empowers them to create value and rewards them generously based upon their contribution.

We have already built a capable and proven team of 300+ high achievers from a diverse set of backgrounds and we are looking for more talented individuals to drive further growth and contribute to the innovation, creativity and hard work that currently serves our users further via their grit and innovation.

Our Stack


Database: MySQL, MongoDB

PaaS: AWS RDS, Redshift


Business Monitoring: PMM

Cloud Services: AWS EC2, Cloudwatch etc.

Server Operating System: CentOS

Programming: Python, Shell script


Database / table schemas deployment; Accounts, privileges management

Monitor and maintain the existing database infrastructure via autoscaling, automated alerts and CloudWatch dashboards

Take ownership and responsibility for our existing and new database infrastructure

Liaise with external security agencies for annual audits as well as perform our own internal security sweeps

Aid in reconfiguring existing architecture and database structure to allow for rapid deployment to new countries to allow for rapid deployments to new countries


Openminded and willing to take on new challenges, with the ability to collaborate in a distributed team environment

3+ years of specific experience with MySQL administration for large-scale systems

3+ years of experience with MongoDB shard cluster management

Hands on experience on PaaS, such as AWS RDS, GCP SQL, Atlas

Interview Process

  • HackerRank Test

  • Remote 90 Minute Video Interview with 3x Team Members (30 Minutes Each)

  • 24-72 hour feedback loops throughout process


Quarterly and flash bonuses

Flexible working hours

Top-of-the-line equipment

Education allowance

Referral bonuses

28 days paid annual leave

Annual company retreat - we all went to Dubai in 2022 and are planning 2 more retreats for 2023!

Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation

Payment via DEEL, a world class online wallet system 

We score 100% on The Joel Test

Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful

Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members

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