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Lead Database Engineer Greece or Remote

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Lead Database Engineer Description

We are seeking a highly skilled Lead Database Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for the migration of our Oracle RDBMS to Oracle Cloud, as well as the development and maintenance of Infrastructure as Code using Terraform.

In this role, you will lead a team of DBAs and Cloud Engineers to ensure smooth and efficient migration of our databases to the cloud, while ensuring data security and integrity. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining Infrastructure as Code, ensuring that our cloud infrastructure is scalable, maintainable, and cost-effective.

The remote option applies only to the Candidates who will be working from any location in Greece.



  • Drive automation of Cloud infrastructure provisioning and configuration management, self-service, Infrastructure-as-Code services, Auto Scale initiatives, and DevOps deployment
  • Contribute to infrastructure improvements, architecture, development, and deployment
  • Provide guidance, advice to team using your strong understanding of Oracle Cloud services
  • Implement security baselines and standards for resources including Network access, restriction of internet-facing resource provision and configuration within the Azure and Oracle Cloud environment
  • Work with and support application teams in their digital transformation goals
  • Create observability strategies with focus on self-healing mechanisms
  • Collaborate with data engineering, product, and design teams to ensure that releases, internal and external, can be done easily (and retracted easily if need be)
  • Define and develop architectural standards that promote DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)


  • 5+ years of Oracle database administration (DBA) experience
  • 1+ year of relevant leadership experience
  • Oracle Cloud database Migrations experience
  • Proficiency with Oracle Cloud Exadata CS setup and automation
  • Experience writing reusable IaC for multi (stateful) environments (e.g., dev, uat, prod)
  • Scripting language (e.g. Ansible, Shell, Python, PowerShell, etc...) knowledge
  • Familiarity with SaaS based Observability solutions
  • Advise application teams on performance optimization experience 
  • Knowledge of OCI resources and services
  • Cloud knowledge (Certifications from OCI and Azure side)
  • Proven ability to implement secure and highly available infrastructure services
  • Proven experience in Oracle Cloud security tools such as Oracle Cloud Guard, Oracle data safe and Azure security tools such as Azure Security Center, Azure Key Vault and Azure Policies
  • Additional database technology (eg. Microsoft sql server, Azure SQL)
  • Experience with Terraform
  • B2+ English level proficiency

We offer

  • For you:
    • Paid annual vacation
    • Paid sick leave days
    • Private health insurance
    • Stable income
    • Meal and home office compensation
  • For your comfortable work:
    • Remote and hybrid work opportunities
    • Corporate laptop
    • Possibility to work on your own device
    • Free licensed software
    • Relocation opportunities
    • Free wellbeing activities
  • For your growth:
    • Possibility to create a Personal Development Plan from the first day in the company
    • Free trainings for technical and soft skills
    • Free access to LinkedIn Learning platform
    • Free access to internal and external e-Libraries
    • Certification opportunities
    • Language courses
    • Internal technical and non-technical communities
    • Possibility to contribute in internal, opensource products

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to positively impacting our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to learn and grow continuously. You will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 52,800+ EPAMers with inspiring careers. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success, and we value collaboration, try always to understand our customers' business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence.