Operations Engineer – DB Focus

Here at goTransverse we don’t want to have a big team of Systems Administrators, Database Administrators, and Network Administrators.  We have built and continue to focus on the Service Reliability Engineering concepts – where we have amazing Engineers, capable of software, network, data, and systems ENGINEERING.  Designing, managing, and maintaining services that don’t NEED administration.  We believe in all of our Operational components being managed in the same way as software components.  We believe in the principles and methodologies of DevOps, and we strive to empower engineers – whether systems or feature focused, to build and deploy the most amazing, scalable, and effective solutions.  Right now, we want to add another engineer to our Operations team – with a specific set of background in database and overall data management.  This engineer will eventually join our on-call rotation and be capable of, and responsible for all-around service delivery and reliability with the rest of the goTransverse service delivery team members.

Responsibilities:

  • Play a key role in the development of DB service standards, including the selection, design, and management of new systems and procedures
  • Help create and define systems and processes to support and guide all developers with database changes (e.g. schema, stored procedure, etc.), and SQL tuning/optimization
  • Educate the team, and both enhance and simplify the team’s ability to support troubleshooting and problem solving of database related issues
  • Participate and potentially lead the defining of standards for, help create, and maintain documentation necessary for all systems and procedures
  • Participate in or lead the team through improving, managing, and monitoring both new and existing database modules and features (e.g. replication, clustering, partitioning, backups, recovery, etc.)
  • Provide technical leadership and recommendation for our existing/future database infrastructure
  • Provide 24×7 on-call support for our service infrastructure, as part of a weekly rotation
  • Mentor and educate new employees and/or interns

Experience/Skills Required:

  • 3+ years experience designing, developing, tuning, optimizing, deploying and updating SQL based DB technologies (MySQL and/or PostgreSQL as a focus)
  • Experience with high volume transactional environment, critical uptime requirements, and cloud deployment and technologies
  • Configured and managed online backup technologies in MySQL or Postgres to ensure disaster recovery and data retention protocols
  • Experience with NoSQL technologies like Cassandra, Mongo, Couchbase, etc.
  • Proficiency in systems administration on Linux/UNIX-based operating systems
  • Experience with high-availability database solutions and architectures
  • Performance troubleshooting and knowledge interpreting Database events and logs
  • Solid SQL and PL/SQL skills
  • Experience with Enterprise monitoring and management frameworks
  • Strong shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting experience will be a big plus.
  • Familiarity with the concepts and methodologies of DevOps

Experience/Skills Desired:

  • Experience with terabyte-sized OLTP environment preferred
  • Prior experience in a Java-driven environment, or in Java programming, considered a plus
  • Data and Systems Security experience (including experience working in highly secure enterprise database environments, etc.) considered a plus

To Apply:

Please send your resume to careers@gotransverse.com. Resume submission is required for consideration. Only candidates already eligible to work in the United States will be considered.

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