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Progress Database Administrator

Are you a Progress OpenEdge Database Administrator or Developer who has experience working with Progress OpenEdge? syncreon has an exciting opportunity to expand our existing Database Administration team based out of Dublin, Ireland. This person will be joining an experienced team of DBAs who primarily support Progress OpenEdge along with Oracle, PostgreSQL and SQL Server environments for our Tech and Auto customers. The successful applicant will increase the ability of the team to rapidly build and deploy new environments, enhance monitoring capabilities and help design and implement new technology and standards. Let us know if you are interested by applying for the role of Database Administrator.


About the Role
How you will contribute

  • Create, configure and deploy new Progress OpenEdge environments.
  • Perform schema changes following syncreon’s change management process.
  • Monitor production and replication using tools like OpenEdge Monitor and Graylog for all Progress databases and implement automated notification for failures as well as perform routine maintenance on databases as required such as re-indexing, integrity checks, dump/loading, index rebuilds, patching, etc.
  • Install, configure and manage Progress OpenEdge 11 & 12 on RHEL 7/8, HP-UX and Windows.
  • Set up internal Dev, QA, UAT, sandbox and production environments.
  • Work with the Linux team when setting up systems and troubleshooting performance.
  • Perform benchmark comparisons of databases, monitor key metrics and perform trend analysis as needed.
  • Keep current on emerging technologies – DB versions, operating systems, scripting and failover methods.
  • Evaluate and recommend new database technologies.
  • Seek opportunities for automation at every stage.
  • Install and configure Apache HTTPD & Apache Tomcat.
  • Create and document all repeatable processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Your Key Qualifications

  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Strong background in relational databases.
  • A Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science OR a combination of equivalent professional training and certifications, combined with a minimum of four years working with Progress as a DBA or Developer. Requires experience with Progress OpenEdge 10+.
  • Knowledge of Web Speed/PASSOE, Progress Advanced Server, TDE, multi-tenancy.
  • Not required but advantage, PostgreSQL version 11, 12, 13, 14.
  • Very Good Knowledge of Unix and Linux Variants i.e. RHEL, HP-UX and strong shell scripting ability.
  • Good understanding of DR/HA.
  • Strong written and verbal skills in English.


At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.


syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon
At syncreon, we partner with customers, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon to provide specialized logistics, operational excellence and value added solutions in: Fulfillment, eCommerce & Value-Add Solutions, Manufacturing Support & Assembly Services, Export Packing, Transportation Management and Reverse, Repair & Service Parts.

We specialize in the design and operation of supply chain solutions for Automotive, Technology, Consumer Home Products, Industrial, Healthcare & MedTech companies. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities.


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

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