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Senior DevOps Database Engineer Ziprecruiter
Santa Monica, CA

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Job Description


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

ZipRecruiter is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V). All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. This organization uses E-Verify.

Category: Computer/Software

About Ziprecruiter

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