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Senior Database DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Senior Database DevOps Engineer

  • Responsibility and accountability for the availability and reliability of our database services.
  • Perform complex root cause Analysis of service-related problems and subsequently, make and implement recommendations to prevent future occurrences or customer impact.
  • Author tools that reliably manage infrastructure. Responsible for developing and managing framework/tools to package and rollout infrastructure changes using a variety of languages including: PLSQL, Java and/or Python,Javascript
  • Designing, scaling out our services in a multi-tenant, multi-substrate infrastructures
  • Build, automate and deploy highly available, robust, resilient and secure database solutions.
  • You will actively participate and influence the roadmap of Database tier through automation on Capacity Planning, Database Performance, Monitoring, Scaling - and EVERYTHING else that enables our services to delight and deliver for our customers.
  • Provide technical and platform support to multiple customers and partners that have database replication and availability needs.
  • Document all operational processes and procedures to optimize support and management of deployed systems - show strength in establishing repeatable processes.


  • A related technical degree.
  • At least 5+ years professional development experience and capable of developing and implementing DevOps standard processes.
  • At least 5+ experience in working with RDBMS (Oracle, Postgres), NoSQL database infrastructures.
  • Experience working with 1 or more programming languages like PLSQL, Java, Python, C.
  • Experience with AWS or another cloud PaaS provider.
  • Strong experience in working in container databases.
  • Strong passion towards building and collaborating on tools and systems that empower our internal customers to achieve their organizational/mission goals.
  • Ability to learn quickly and deliver high-quality code in a fast-paced, agile team environment.
  • Excellent verbal communication and technical documentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment.

Preferred (but not required):

  • Experience or Knowledge in AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins Frameworks.
  • Developing APIs and/or Data Pipelines.
  • Multi-terabyte transactional databases.
  • Experience in writing unit and functional tests to build solid test coverage.
  • Agile development experience.
  • Experience providing Production Operations support 7x24x365.



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