Senior Database Automation Engineer

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

Why We Need You

  • Are you a savvy developer with strong automation experience who is passionate about database administration, performance tuning, backup and recovery, and scalability?
  • Do you have a knack for teaching, mentoring others, and sharing your knowledge?
  • Do you love Linux systems?
  • If you answered “yes” to most of the questions above, you may be interested in applying for the Senior Database Engineer position. You will find all the information you need below.
  • How You Contribute to Our Vision: Key Responsibilities
  • You will build out automation to address database problems like failovers, backups, restores, schema changes, and performance tuning.
  • You will also be responsible for guiding your fellow engineers so they can be their own Database Administrators.
  • You will take part in your team’s on-call rotation, triaging and addressing production issues as they arise.

Skill Requirements

About You: Skills and Attributes

  • Passion for databases and their maintenance, management, and scalability challenges. Deeply interested in databases and wish to become a database specialist.
  • You believe automation is the most appropriate way to address problems at scale.
  • You are a learner. You love learning new things every day and you get ecstatic when you can apply new knowledge to build new solutions to old problems.

Minimum Requirements

  • You have an interest in data and databases, and are willing to learn and grow a career in this field.
  • You have at least two years of experience as a developer. You can write proper code in at least one scripting language, such as Perl, Python, or Ruby. Bonus points if you have used Bash, and even more if you know a bit of SQL.
  • You have experience with a configuration management or orchestration system. More points if you've (ab)used Chef before.
  • You have some Linux knowledge and maybe some previous experience with Ubuntu or Debian.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ElasticSearch, and Kafka.
  • Experience with Object Relational Mappers (ActiveRecord, SQLalchemy, Hibernate, etc).

About the Company

At PagerDuty, we believe that people do their best in a culture that fosters inclusion, innovation, and success. Our values – Community, Growth, Passion, Team and Trust – serve as the foundation of our collaborative and dynamic culture. Whether it’s conducting a retrospective, participating in our monthly Hackdays, cranking out a new product feature, supporting our two PagerDuty bands, or doing our day to day work, Dutonians live and breathe these five values every day. Together, we solve real customer issues and fulfill our mission of connecting teams to real-time opportunities and elevate work to the outcomes that matter.

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