PostgreSQL DBA

Lausanne (VD) or Le Noirmont (JU)


GEOSATIS is the world’s leading maker of end-to-end electronic monitoring and predictive analytics solution for the criminal justice system. The company offers a secure, reliable, convenient and cost-effective complete solution (ankle bracelet, indoor base station, victim protection device, monitoring software & mobile app) for enhanced public safety, successful offender rehabilitation and reduced recidivism – using Swiss precision, quality and innovation.

The company was founded in 2011 as a spin-off from the renowned technical university of EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland – and has been focusing ever since at revolutionizing the electronic monitoring industry through in-depth customer understanding and breakthrough innovations that challenge the status quo and deliver radically better products and services.

Our young and dynamic team operates from our Head office in Le Noirmont (JU), and from our Lab office at the EPFL Innovation Park in Lausanne (VD) – and is currently experiencing a strong growth on both the R&D and business side of things.

Job description

We are looking for a person (M/F) to join the Ops team dedicated to the deployment and support of the company’s products. For this position, the company is looking for a PostgreSQL DBA.


  • Design and implement database systems of high availability and quality
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data
  • Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses (indexes)
  • Participate in the design and modeling of the various schemas
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
  • Setup and management of clustering and replication
  • Forensic investigation in to database anomalies
  • Migration between database environments
  • Data security and encryption methodologies
  • Report writing and working with data scientists
  • Understanding of underlying computing and storage


  • MSc or BSc from a leading university or institute of technology
  • PostgreSQL training and certifications including PostGIS
  • Experience of SQL – Postgres migration
  • Linux training and certifications.
  • Workable knowledge of Linux and bash
  • English written and oral skills (other languages a plus)
  • Ability to work in fast-paced agile environment with a cross-functional team
  • Team spirit, strong motivation, ability to deliver consistently, result-oriented
  • Some experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Hibernate a plus


  • Expected start date: As soon as possible
  • Place of work: Lausanne (VD) or Le Noirmont (JU)
  • Contract type: Permanent