Database Engineer

Los Angeles, CA 90064

Posted: 07/12/2019 Job Category: Software Engineer Job Number: 112558

Role: Database Engineer
Type: Full time, direct hire
Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Compensation: DOE (Salary, Bonus, Equity, 401k match, Unlimited PTO)

JBCConnect has a client  looking for a Database Engineer to join their West LA office. 

A big vision calls for a big job.   As our client grows, their  need for a Database Engineer grows with them.  You will work closely with DevOps, SysAdmins and Development teams.

You’ ll Report To: Manager, DevOps

A typical day as a Database Engineer might include:
  • Working with multiple business units on day-to-day operations.
  • Installing, monitoring, maintaining, upgrading, and tuning databases supporting a network of web sites/business units.
  • Performance optimization, rewriting queries, introducing indexes, tables partitioning and schema maintenance.
  • Implementations of backup and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Complete tasks required to maintain service levels of project delivery and ensure availability of all features and functions.

You’ ll be successful if you have a strong understanding of the UNIX systems programming and administration philosophy. We’ re looking for a team player who is proactive, collaborative, adaptable, and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

What You Have:
  • 2+ years of experience as a DBA and/or Systems Administrator.
  • Understanding of the UNIX systems programming and administration philosophy.
  • Proficiency in the following database technologies: MySQL and PostgreSQL.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Couchbase, Elasticsearch and Redis.
  • Experience designing and supporting development, testing. and production databases.
  • Experience setting up replication, sharding and other high availability solutions.
  • Working expertise with at least one scripting language: Python, Bash, and Perl.
  • Strong Linux working knowledge (preferably RedHat/CentOS family)
  • Proactive, collaborative, and a team player.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Not afraid to wear multiple hats - no job being too small or too large.
  • Our client is casual and informal but they work hard and work responsibly. A pleasant and supportive demeanor goes a long way.

Huge Pluses:
  • Ansible, Terraform or Puppet.
  • AWS (RDS/EC2/Redshift).
  • Docker containers, LXC, etc.
  • Kubernetes (or any other orchestration frameworks).
  • Percona Toolkit.

In 90 Days You Will Be Able To:
  • Have deep knowledge of infrastructure in our client' s Data center and AWS.
  • Apply performance optimization and profiling techniques in databases.
  • Support development teams during the application development lifecycle

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