Vacancy Type:
03 (Bwin)
About The Role
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.
The role in a nutshell 
You will operate the complete bwin Oracle and Mysql DB estates for both internal and external customers, ensuring optimal performance and availability.
In this position you will be able to move “things” forward, make a positive impact on the performance of the proprietary platform DB and implicitly on company’s success.

What you'll be doing 

  • Proactive monitoring of Entain database services in order to prevent, wherever possible, incidents from occurring and thereby maximizing service availability and performance
  • Ensure Operational Incidents and Change Requests are resolved within defined SLAs
  • Ensure Disaster Recovery readiness for all applicable database services to minimize RTO (recovery time objective)
  • Maintain regular backups of supported database services to minimize data loss in case of a critical failure
  • Maintain and update where applicable the database standards in line with Oracle Database Engineering’s guidelines and ensure that these standards are implemented and adhered to during maintenance and new implementations
  • Implement, maintain, operate and support all internal and external customer facing database services
  • Contribute to the 24/7 on-call cover provided to critical services
  • Support the software development lifecycle process and assist in the deployment of new releases into the database environment and ensure these are performed within agreed service levels
  • Monitoring of all Systems in the portfolio of Oracle DBA TEAM using Cloud Control
  • Proactive Incident management: evaluate and provide solutions for warning alerts before they move to critical state
  • Reactive Incident Management: evaluate critical alerts, provide fixes and workarounds as appropriate
  • Support adjacent teams (engineering groups) on software releases
  • Perform Database Upgrades in conjunction with the Tech Leads
What we need from you: 

  • 3+ years of relevant Oracle database administration experience
  • Experience in operating Oracle RAC DBs on Solaris or Linux
  • Experience in Oracle database maintenance in a high data volume and high security environments
  • Affinity towards Troubleshooting
  • Good Solaris/Linux Shell Scripting skills
  • Good PL/SQL programming skills
  • Proficient in SQL Performance tuning
  • Excellent English, German is a plus
  • Good communicator and listener, or willingness to expand these skills
  • Strong service focus
  • Driven, robust, self-motivated, delivery focused and able to withstand 24/7 pressure


  • Experience with any of the following Technologies:
  • Oracle Super Cluster, Oracle Exadata, Oracle ZFS Appliance, Oracle Storage Cells
What we offer:
  •    Competitive remuneration package; 
  •    25 days annual leave;
  •    Social benefits: personal health insurance, dental allowance, sport activities, food vouchers;
  •    Probono activities;
  •    Opportunity to join a team of great professionals;
  •    Dynamic and friendly work environment;
  •    Team building activities.
Ready to get involved?
Bring your energy to Entain and you’ll be in the mix from the start.
For the good of entertainment.

Apply now! 
About The Company

We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experiences for our customers, revolutionising the space as we go. We’re specialists in safer gambling and the company that is at the forefront of responsibility.

Combining technology and entertainment to build products that push the boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands – names such as bwin, Ladbrokes, Coral, Gala, Betdaq, and many more. With a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.

Diversity and inclusion at Entain

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference, all for the good of entertainment.

Wellbeing at Entain

We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That's why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Our Culture As real as it gets

At Entain we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success.

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and benefits package that we're extremely proud of.