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Database Administrator

Database Administrator

Type of work
Employment Type
Operating mode


Controlant is a leader in real-time supply chain monitoring and visibility for heavily regulated industries, such as pharmaceuticals & life sciences, and food & beverage sectors.

Company profile

Tech stack

    cloud-based solutions


    Database management


    Database services






Job description

Online interview
Friendly offer

About Controlant:  


Our mission is to deliver value across the end-to-end supply chain in pharma by dramatically increasing the visibility of product quality conditions and location while minimizing waste through a completely new category of automated Cold Chain as a Service® solution. With experience in monitoring safe COVID-19 vaccine distributions, Controlant empowers customers to achieve greater efficiency by automating business processes and optimizing communication and collaboration through technology. 


As a Database Administrator, you will be responsible for managing and optimizing database systems hosted on cloud platforms. This role involves designing, implementing, and maintaining database solutions in a cloud environment, ensuring data integrity, security, and performance. DBAs collaborate with other IT professionals to troubleshoot issues, implement backup and recovery strategies, and stay updated on emerging technologies to enhance database efficiency. Additionally, they may be involved in capacity planning, database migration, and implementing best practices for cloud database management.

What are the responsibilities? 

  • Deploy and configure database systems in cloud environments. 
  • Optimize database performance and ensure scalability. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and resolve system problems. 
  • Monitor database performance and proactively address bottlenecks. 
  • Recommend and implement performance optimization strategies. 
  • Collaborate with cloud service providers to optimize database functionality. 
  • Implement automation scripts and tools for routine database tasks. 
  • Streamline processes to enhance efficiency and reduce manual intervention. 
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation for database configurations and procedures. 
  • Work closely with development teams to understand database requirements. 
  • Provide support during application development and integration phases. 

What are the qualifications?

  • B.Sc. degree or higher in a relevant field, or 5-year equivalent work experience 
  • Proven experience as a Database Administrator, with a focus on cloud-based solutions 
  • Hands-on experience with major cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure) 
  • Proficient in database management systems (e.g., MySQL, MS-SQL). 
  • Strong understanding of cloud database services (e.g. Amazon RDS, Azure SQL Database). 
  • Scripting and automation skills (e.g., SQL, Python, PowerShell). 
  • Analytical mindset with excellent problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve database-related issues efficiently. 
  • Strong communication skills for effective collaboration with team members.
  • Ability to adapt to evolving technologies and industry best practices. 
  • Excellent written and speaking communication skills. 
  • Relevant certifications in cloud technologies (e.g., AWS Certified Database - Specialty, Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate) are a plus.

What do we offer?


  • Icelandic working environment is based on mutual trust, respect, and feedback culture.  
  • Emphasize work-life balance: flexible work schedule/ hybrid and remote work possibilities.  
  • Possibility to travel to Iceland (yearly strategy week, annual ball, onboarding etc.) 
  • The opportunity to work in a modern tech stack environment. 
  • Beautiful, new workspace in the heart of Wroclaw.  
  • Private health care via LuxMed.  
  • Vacation bonus – extra money for your holidays.  
  • MyBenefit platform for MultiSports card (180 points monthly.) 
  • Lunch card. 
  • Prescription glasses stipend. 


What does the recruitment process look like?


  • Application review - first week. 
  • Recruiter screening - first week. 
  • Tech interview/tech assignment to be sent - second week.  
  • Feedback meeting –second/ third week.