Database Architect - Customer Engagement

City Network is part of Iver AB ( and is a member of the ICG family.

City Network is one of the leading European providers of IT infrastructure services based on Open Source. Our company provides public, compliant, private and hybrid cloud solutions based on OpenStack and has data centers around the world. We are a fast-growing company & European leader in infrastructure as a service. We love having fun and working hard. We live to get that smile on our customers face when we solve a problem or simply provide something better than expected. That’s in fact why we go to work the next day.

City Network is part of Iver, meaning that we have more than 1400 colleagues to support us in reaching our goals of becoming the primary European IaaS alternative.

About the Role :

The role is based on you being a person who loves working with customers.It is driven by simplifying & automating installations in the customer's infrastructure and also ensuring that possible management of the customer's environment is taken care of through managed service commitments from City Network.
You are driven by automation and by delivering customer solutions that are scalable and with high availability.
You have a high level of competence in infrastructure as a code and above all in OpenSource.
This role also requires well-developed knowledge in various database engines, primarily on OpenSource DB solutions and preferably on MS SQL.

About the team :

You will work in our Customer Implementation team where we have architects with various competencies. We are a team driven by helping our customers with designing the solutions and installation for them. We work closely with our customers to contribute as much value as possible.


  • Own DBA solutions/services for City Network from design to production and then continuously improve them.
  • Building database systems of high availability and quality depending on customer's requirements.
  • Design, install & configure databases for our customers.
  • Troubleshooting and second or third line support.

Requirement/ Must have :

  • Passion to work with customers & help them develop best possible infrastructure.
  • Great understanding of different Database engines.
  • Scripting and automating Linux systems.
  • Understanding various delivery and governance models.
  • Ability to document and communicate architectural designs.
  • Experience in operations/deployment within cloud environments like AWS, Azure, GCP or OpenStack.
  • Ability to convert Business requirements into SLO and SLI.
  • Have worked in a CI/CD environment.
  • Demonstrate customer/ internal teams empathy.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional, concise and clear manner in English.

Good to have:

  • Understanding of platform automation with things like HeatTerraform, and Ansible.
  • Experience with CI/CD frameworks like ZuulJenkins or GitLab CI.
  • Experience of engaging within the OpenSource community.
  • Good knowledge in Swedish is a plus.

 Educational background:

Our selection process will consider prior experience and proven skills equal to a Master's degree.

Technical Certification in Cloud technology and Agile methodologies are beneficial.

Personal Qualities:

  • Genuinely interested in new technologies.
  • Well -organised and structured.
  • Accustomed to playing on a team.

What we offer: 

  • Full-time position with 6-months probationary period.
  • Leave Policy: 6 weeks vacation.
  • Remote work: We are an essentially remote company. While our headquarters are in Sweden (we have offices in Karlskrona and Stockholm), we are looking for engineers from anywhere in the EU.

I'm interested. What's next?

We'd like to hear from you! And we have a few additional questions we would like to ask you. You'll be able to apply for this position until 11th Nov 2021. We will start reviewing and inviting applications right away, so make sure you get yours in early. 

Type of Employment : Full-time position.

Location : Europe (Flexibility to work from home)

Start Date : Immediate/ at your earliest convenience

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Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Our workplace and culture

When you enter the door to our office you feel welcome. You will hopefully meet a inspiring atmosphere where people like to get to know you and be your friend. We do regular teambuildings with our teams in order to get to know each other and to be sure we are heading in the same direction. Both as a team and as a company.

We have four fundamental values which propagates through the entire organisation:

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