We're looking for an experienced engineer to help us increase the scalability, reliability and change velocity of our current database fleet. We use MySQL technologies on AWS (RDS, Aurora) in a critical high- volume, low- latency environment (We use many others as well¦) We are moving from a world of large numbers of individualized servers to a standardized fleet that is deployed and supported via automation. You will play a critical role in helping us accomplish this goal, as well as helping us revamp our disaster recovery, on call and future technology direction.
* Managing and deploying high volume/high transactional MySQL systems * Helping us scale by standardizing our fleet of mysql instances and automating their deployment/maintenance * Automation/Configuration Management - Terraform, Cloud Formation, etc * Lead database upgrade efforts in AWS environment * Disaster Recovery planning and Implementation * Define actionable KPIs and configure monitoring/alerting * Contributing to process improvement * Document administration and response procedures through runbooks & playbooks
* 5+ years experience with managing high transaction volume MySQL systems * Strong aptitude for building robust, automated processes and tools * Amazon AWS experience, particularly RDS, Aurora * Experience in a Linux environment, and familiarity writing shell scripts * Able to troubleshoot and manage production issues * Ability to code via shell or scripting language such as Python or Perl * NoSQL databases experience - Dynamo * Experience with Python or other scripting language * Amazon RedShift experience - Nice to have * Experience with Grafana & Graphite * Experience with DynamoDB, Git, RedShift, Athena, Spark, CloudFormation, Terraform, Perl, Python or Go
Benefits & Perks:
* A fun environment where work-life balance is valued * Opportunities for advancement as our young startup grows * Very competitive salary * Generous bonus plan * Employer-matched 401(k) plan * Competitive benefits package * Healthy snacks * Local gym discount * Attractive paid time off policy - Open/Flexible vacation policy
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