We are looking for an experienced Database Engineer with a minimum of 5 years of hands-on expertise in database engineering, especially in managing and optimizing Cassandra, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Druid databases. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in database architecture, design, and performance tuning, and will work closely with our engineering and data teams to ensure the reliability, availability, and performance of our database infrastructure.
- Design, implement, and manage database schemas, indexes, and tuning configurations to ensure high performance and availability.
- Collaborate with development teams to optimize database interactions, queries, and stored procedures.
- Lead efforts in troubleshooting and resolving database issues, including performance, blocking, and deadlocking issues.
- Develop and maintain documentation for database architecture, data modeling, and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).
- Monitor and analyze database performance metrics, and make recommendations for improvements.
- Establish and implement database policies, procedures, and standards to ensure data integrity, security, and compliance.
- Lead initiatives for database optimization, scaling, and sharding.
- Provide mentorship and guidance to junior database engineers and administrators.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
- Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Database Engineer or similar role.
- Expertise in Cassandra, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Druid databases.
- Strong knowledge of SQL and NoSQL database principles, theories, and technologies.
- Familiarity with database design, documentation, and coding.
- Proficient in database migration, backup, and restore procedures.
- Familiarity with various operating systems (Linux, UNIX, Windows). Strong background in Linux required.
- Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical abilities, and attention to detail.
- Certifications like Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate, or similar are preferred.
- This position is based in the United States on the East Coast.
- Standard 40-hour work week with occasional weekend and evening work as needed.
Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and references via firstname.lastname@example.org
|Reports To||VP Engineering|