Senior Database Administrator

Shift Technology

Paris, FR
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 05/30/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 2-14 rue Gerty Archim├Ęde, Paris, 75012

About Shift Technology

Shift Technology provides insurance companies with an innovative SaaS solutions that leverage artificial intelligence and sectoral expertise to automate claims handling processes, notably within fraud detection.

Job Description

Shift Technology is reinventing insurance claims automation and fraud detection with AI.  We help insurers fully automate more claims, deliver a great customer experience while protecting against risk, and accurately identify suspected claims fraud, making investigative teams more effective and reducing fraud losses. 
Since our launch in 2014 in Paris, we've raised over $100M with Tier 1 investors, opened offices in Boston, Tokyo, Singapore, London, Madrid, Zurich, and Hong Kong, and currently work with more than 80 insurers globally. If you are excited about joining a fast-growing insurtech innovator with a passion for excellence and global culture, Shift is the place for you. 

Within the Infrastructure team, the DBA's mission is the maintenance in operational condition of the various database servers under his responsibility.


  • Manage SQL Server and ElasticSearch servers and instances
  • Automation of databases creation and configuration
  • Definition and implementation of technical standards for servers, instances and databases
  • Installation & Deployment of security patches
  • Databases and system resources monitoring
  • Performance monitoring and implementation of measures to improve quality and productivity
  • Manage backups and restore for SQL Server and ElasticSearch
  • Monitor the consistency and availability of backups
  • Documentation of databases architecture
  • Technical support on incidents: Infrastructure and business applications
  • Delivery and execution of scripts on environments
  • Query tuning
  • Manage statistics, indexes, and partitioning
  • Installation of monitoring tools and creates performance reports.
  • Work on the data model with the development team 


Qualifications / Skills:

  • Education: Master or equivalent
  • Microsoft SQLServer 2019
  • Microsoft Azure SQL
  • High Availability Microsoft SQL Always On
  • ElasticSearch
  • No-SQL databases knowledge appreciated :(MongoDB, Cassandra)
  • Knowledge of IT sécurity
  • Knowledge of IT Architecture
  • PowerShell Scripting
  • Langages: TSQL, C#
  • Fluent English, fluent French

Soft skills

  • Good relationship and team spirit
  • Autonomy
  • HR screening call 
  • Interview with manager
  • Interview with CTO


Since March 2020, we adapted our recruitment process and onboarding to be done from your home! If you join us and can’t go to the office, we’ll send your material and onboard you remotely!


EEO Statement
At Shift we strive to be a diverse and inclusive workforce. We hire and trust people without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other non-merit criteria.
Shift is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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