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Practice Fusion

Senior Database Administrator - (Mongo) (remote) Practice Fusion
San Francisco, CA

Practice Fusion provides a free, web-based Electronic Health Record (EMR) system and medical practice management technology to physicians.

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About Practice Fusion

Job Description

Practice Fusion is looking to expand our Database Operations team. We are looking for a passionate Mongo DBA who can bring strong expertise to help support our on-premise/Amazon EC2 database platforms and relational database technologies (MongoDB/SQL Server/RedShift/PostgreSQL).

The position requires a team player for a small elite DB Ops group responsible for designing, building, scaling and supporting Practice Fusion's NoSQL and RDBMS platforms. You will collaborate with the broader SaaS Ops, Data Architecture and Engineering/DevOps teams to deliver solutions in support of our mission of "Connecting doctors, patients, and data to drive better health and save lives".

This role can be based REMOTELY.


Bring both relational and non-relational chops to help us build and maintain our SaaS data stores both on-premises and in the cloud (AWS).

Ensure the continuous availability of our mission critical systems.

Help manage all aspects of our AWS instances and EBS storage backing our cloud platforms.

Conquer the day-to-day operational aspects of our systems:

* Code reviews and database deployments
* Launch new AWS infrastructure via CloudFormation
* Migrate existing MongoDB clusters to new AWS infrastructure
* Deploy Linux and MongoDB patches
* Refine existing MongoDB build and DR documentation
* Deploy new databases on existing infrastructure
* Performance monitoring/tuning
* Backup strategies for sharded clusters
* HA/DR strategies
* AWS multi-region replica set replication
* Query tuning
* AWS instance/storage design, provisioning and performance monitoring

Automate routine tasks with your own scripts and open-source tools


3+ years of solid experience with scaling at MongoDB

Experience with additional database technologies

* SQL Server
* PostgreSQL
* AWS PaaS DB services:

o RedShift

o Aurora

o Etc.

Amazon EC2/RDS proficiency

Scripting abilities

Strong Linux system administration proficiency.

Experience with large, high volume, mission critical environments SaaS environments

Passionate about solving business data problems

Someone who thrives in a rapid paced environment and loves new challenges

Incredibly detail oriented and thorough

Experience in an Agile or Scrum Environment


Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related discipline

About Practice Fusion

Practice Fusion provides a free, web-based Electronic Health Record (EMR) system and medical practice management technology to physicians.

500 employees
Practice Fusion

731 market street, suite 400

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