Database administrator

Madrid, Atocha


GeoMAD is a Software Development branch, based in Madrid, of GEOSATIS, the world’s leading maker of end-to-end electronic monitoring solutions for the criminal justice system. The company offers a secure,reliable, convenient and cost-effective complete solution (ankle bracelet, indoor beacon, victim protection device, monitoring software & mobile apps) for enhanced public safety, successful offender rehabilitation and reduced recidivism – using precision, quality and innovation.

GEOSATIS is a dynamic company with offices in Switzerland, United States and Brazil. You will be joining an innovative team of international highly skilled and experienced engineers.

Job description

We are looking for a Database administrator (M/F) to join our R&D department. As a member of the Software Engineering team in Madrid, you would have the responsibility for databases’ design, maintenance, performance, integrity and security.


  • Take part in the decision-making process for technical choices
  • Performances monitoring and fine-tuning the DB
  • Refine design to meet DB requirements
  • Prepare for and maintain standards (i.e. GDPR)
  • Control access permissions and privileges
  • Work closely with the development teams
  • Make DB architectural choices
  • Lead the data management transformation


  • At least 5 years of experience in database administration
  • Strong experience in PostgreSQL database
  • Advanced knowledge in SQL with experience in optimizing SQL queries
  • Experience with PostGIS is an asset
  • Experience with hibernate (caching data, performance optimization) is an asset
  • Team spirit
  • Ability to work in fast-paced agile environment
  • Well organized, able to produce clean, concise code and/or documentation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills in English • French, Spanish or Portuguese are an asset


Expected start date: April 2023
Place of work: Madrid, Atocha
Contract type: Permanent (100%)
Salary range: 45’000€ to 50’000€ /year
Home office: Up to 20%