Cloud Database Engineer Jobs at Fortude in Colombo, Western Province

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Fortude company opens jobs for Cloud Database Engineer positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Information Technology skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around රු. 10,000 - රු. 40,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in IT Services and IT Consulting, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:Cloud Database Engineer
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Job Function:Information Technology
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:IT Services and IT Consulting and Software Development

Job Description

Primary job role

The Cloud-focused Database Engineer will contribute to database administration, deployment, monitoring, and continuous compliance with the database platform.

Main duties/responsibilities

  • Hands-on expertise in cloud Architecture (Amazon AWS)
  • Migration, planning, and execution of in-house databases (MariaDB/MySQL) to Amazon Cloud (Aurora)
  • Experience in AWS cloud for various database platforms, including MongoDB, Redis (ElastiCache), PostgreSQL, and RDS expertise in database tuning, including parameter setting, query tuning, computing, etc.
  • Manage on-premises and cloud databases ranging from 200GB to 30TB in size
  • Experience in advanced database troubleshooting and tuning (MariaDB, MongoDB, Redis (ElastiCache), PostgreSQL, and RDS)
  • Manage (install, configure, upgrade, maintain) production and non-production databases in cloud environments
  • Experience with monitoring solutions (Cloud) and Backup/Restore tools or solutions
  • Build and support configurations leveraging High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Experience in cost analysis for database migration to the cloud or for new implementation
  • Design, implement, test, document, and maintain backup, restore, and recovery protocols
  • Design and implement High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions to meet distinct application requirements
  • Elevate stability and performance of production environments by implementing best practices
  • Provide 24×7 support for any incidents impacting application availability within production environments
  • Troubleshoot issues and provide RCA reports
  • Implement and maintain database security
  • Tune the performance of databases and applications and perform investigations
  • Perform CI/CD automation tasks and other related duties


  • 3 to 6 years of experience working with cloud databases

Technical knowledge

  • Experience in MariaDB, AWS Aurora MySQL, Redis (ElastiCache), Document DB (MongoDB), PostgreSQL
  • Experience in Monitoring and Backup tools
  • Exposure to AWS technologies
  • Exposure to DevOps or ITIL


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field
  • Database certification preferred

Behavioral competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to present analytic results and findings
  • Ability to develop custom solutions to support business requirements
  • Production mindset
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships with multiple stakeholders across the organization
  • Experience working with and guiding offshore resources

Equal Opportunity Employer

Everyone can grow at Fortude; regardless of their identity. Join us and be a part of an organization where we’re all proud to belong.


  • Comfortable environment
  • Taught when starting work
  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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Company Information


Fortude is a globally recognized technology, engineering, and consulting firm. We specialize in helping businesses by providing innovative solutions and excellent service. Our team of experienced professionals apply our expertise and diverse capabilities to create successful, sustainable outcomes. We have expertise in developing software, engineering products, designing machines, and managing complex projects. We strive to stay ahead of cutting-edge technologies and make use of advanced data science and machine learning algorithms. Fortude’s commitment to quality service and dedication to our clients is what sets us apart. With over 20 years of experience, our wide range of experience and expertise mean that we are able to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions for any business challenge.

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