Why Entersekt


Founded over 16 years ago, with more recent investments from Accel-KKR, Entersekt is a leader in mobile authentication, mobile app security, and payments enablement technology, offering highly scalable products with a track record of success across multiple continents.


Entersekt enables secure digital transactions for leading financial institutions globally. We exist to create a world where everyone can transact digitally without fear or compromise. Currently, we protect the digital transactions of over 210 million active users on our platform and hold 120 active patents that recognize innovation in digital security, payments, and user experience. Entersekt offers their customers secure authentication and digital payments experiences that remove unnecessary friction. Entersekt has invested in, and created, a diverse product portfolio that positions the company well to execute on its expansion in North America and European markets.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is a highly competent Database Administrator, for both on-prem and AWS Cloud. The successful candidate has considerable hands-on experience managing multi-node, multi-TB, high-load clusters, has worked in high pressure environments interacting with Production, Development and Infrastructure teams to identify, chaperone and resolve issues in development and production. A deep understanding of Galera Cluster, MySQL or MariaDB and extensive work experience with at least one of them is key.

The Role

As a MySQL Database Administrator (DBA) at Entersekt, you will be part of a company that provides 24/7 support for mission-critical database systems for financial authentication solutions in the market. You will be responsible for performing daily database administration, database design and troubleshooting, replication and performance tuning tasks for multiple MySQL Clusters in production and development.


Database Management:

  • Design, implement, and maintain MySQL database Clusters
  • Ensure the availability and performance of databases
  • Perform regular database capacity planning and ensure proper storage management
  • Replication between databases for high availability

Database Security:

  • Implement and maintain database security measures to protect sensitive data
  • Manage user access and permissions

Backup And Recovery:

  • Develop and implement backup/recovery strategies
  • Regularly test and verify backups to ensure data integrity
  • Plan and execute database recovery procedures in case of failures

Performance Tuning:

  • Monitor and optimize database performance
  • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks
  • Collaborate with team to improve query performance

Database Upgrades And Patching:

  • Plan and execute database upgrades
  • Apply patches and updates to ensure database security and stability


  • Diagnose and resolve database-related issues
  • Provide support to development teams in debugging database-related problems.

Skills and Experience

Successful candidates for this role will generally possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven 3+ years’ experience as a MySQL Database Administrator (DBA) in a production environment.
  • Deep understanding of MySQL database architecture, administration, and performance tuning.
  • Hands-on experience with Galera Cluster, MySQL or MariaDB.
  • Data migration, backup, restore and recovery, resolving performance issues, blocking and deadlocks.
  • Experience in implementing and monitoring MySQL Cluster to provide high availability for mission critical events, database mirroring, replication and log shipping.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or Perl for automation tasks.
  • Experience with database security, backup and recovery, and disaster recovery planning.
  • Familiarity with version control systems, such as Git for managing database configurations and scripts.
  • Exposure to the following would be advantageous:
    • Experience in FinTech or financial services industry.
    • Familiarity with other cloud database technologies such as Aurora DB and Global Databases.

Personality Attributes

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex database issues.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Flexible, team player, goal-driven personality.
  • Willing to take ownership of and proactively seek to improve on existing systems.
  • Adaptability and self-motivation to excel in a mobile/remote-first team or company, demonstrating the capability to thrive in a distributed work environment while maintaining high productivity and communication standards.


We place a lot of value on how we treat prospective employees and appreciate the time and effort that goes into job hunting. That is why we aim to keep the hiring process as quick and seamless as possible while ensuring the best possible fit for both you and the company.

Working at Entersekt is truly a dream. You get exposed to cutting-edge technology, colleagues who are leaders in their fields, and an awesome working environment that includes flexible hours, remote work, and plenty of growth opportunities.

Apply for this position by following the "apply now" tab and or viewing our other roles at Entersekt Careers page.



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