Database Administrator - Alternance (All Genders)

  • Intern
  • Type of Contract: Apprenticeship
  • Skills / Job Stream Ref: Software
  • Department: Operations

Company Description

Dailymotion is the leading video discovery destination & technology that learns about your tastes over time, constantly surfacing the best, most relevant content on the web. Our mission is to provide the best video user experience for consumers on the market, connecting publishers and advertisers to engaged viewers who turn to Dailymotion for their daily fix of the most compelling music,  entertainment, news and sports content around.

Through partnerships with the world’s leading publishers and content creators, A+E, Discovery, Hearst, Penske Media, Universal Music Group, Vogue, GQ, NASCAR, Sports Illustrated, VICE and more, Dailymotion commands 3 billion monthly pageviews across its mobile app, desktop and connected TV experiences. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, one of the largest mass-media corporations in the world.

At Dailymotion, we‘re storytellers. We build the best place for people to enjoy the videos that matter. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring discoverable stories to life through premium content from the world’s best publishers. We do this by helping these publishers grow their audiences and monetize their content, their way.

Dailymotion is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We value inclusion and we want you to help us thrive for a more diverse community.

Job Description

Dailymotion is seeking an apprentice to join the Database team. Our team is responsible for the databases at Dailymotion (principally MySQL). Your work will help ensure the platform performs well, remains secure and is up to date. 

In the team, you will be responsible for verifying the day-to-day operations, such as backup procedures and general maintenance.  

With guidance from the team, you will learn: 

  • how to install and maintain database instances 

  • how to make changes safely on the platform 

  • how to identify and solve issues in production (performance, failed backups, replication issues)


We are looking for someone who is finishing a degree or diploma in computing and seeking experience as a DBA. 

You should have knowledge of: 

  • SQL Language 

  • Linux (as a user) 

  • A scripting language (bash, python, …) 

Bonus knowledge: 

  • A relational database engine (MySQL, PostgreSQL, …) 

  • Git 

A good mastery of English is an advantage, as we work with teams in Asia and the US. 

Additional Information

At Dailymotion, we empower candidates to take action. If this job sounds like a great opportunity for you, be confident in your skills, we are always happy to meet you! If needed, we can accommodate our recruitment process for your special abilities.

Location: Paris
Start Date: ASAP

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🏡 Hybrid Work Framework (4 types of remote work : Full office /Flex office (1/2 days remote) / Flex remote (1/2 days at the office) / Full remote + ability to work 3 month abroad)
💰International Group Savings Plan offered through the Vivendi Group
🍼 8 weeks paid Paternity leave or Co-parental leave
🕶️ Excellent Employee Culture (Company Events / Trainings / Parties / All hands …) 
🚀 Career development support (training / career check-in with HR / internal mobility / compensation cycle / 360 quarter feedback review …)
🏥 Company-paid Health Insurance and Personal Services Vouchers (CESU)
🚆Commuter benefit coverage - Public Transport and Bike refund
⛱️ Paid Time off – RTT and Saving time plan (CET)
✅ Meal Vouchers 
🎡Workers representatives committee (sport membership/cinemas vouchers/gift vouchers/discount) 

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