Senior Database Engineer (Remote)

  • New Relic
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

Your OpportunityDo you want to work on databases that process billions of transactions per day? Do you strive to build database systems that are highly reliable,performant,and easy to operate using the automation you write? If you find these challenges exciting,we encourage you to apply.As a part of the Database team,you'll be working with engineers who build and support our containerized database orchestration platform,Megabase,which hosts MySQL,Postgres,and Redis systems for internal teams. You'll help build automation to migrate our database platform to AWS and provide consulting to teams that are migrating workloads to AWS. We believe in using automation to increase reliability and reduce toil,so you'll have the opportunity to use your programming skills to create tools that automate provisioning,manage user access,and set up sophisticated database monitoring.Opportunity to work from a remote office may be available depending on applicant location.What You'll Do* Build systems that help teams migrate from our containerized database platform (Megabase) to new cloud environments.* Assist in the creation,administration,and monitoring of MySQL,Postgres,and Redis systems and infrastructure.* Develop tools in Go to automate the operation (server and database provisioning,backups,fail-overs,monitoring,etc.) of our database infrastructure to reduce possibilities for manual error and increase team efficiency.* Partner with internal development teams on datastore selection,schema design,query optimization,and monitor database capacity.* Investigate database tuning settings and query changes needed to improve performance,availability,and reliability.Your QualificationsMust-have:* 4+ years experience supporting database systems or in system administration roles.* Real-world experience administering MySQL,Postgres,and/or Redis in production.* Experience using and configuring AWS managed databases: RDS,AuroraNice-to-have:* Proficiency using Go,Python,or other programming languages to automate system-level tasks (the team has standardized on Go for tool development)* Experience with Docker container deployments and administration* Experience with Terraform,Ansible,Puppet,or other configuration management tools.* Experience using AWS ElastiCachePlease note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.About UsNew Relic (NYSE: NEWR) is a cloud-based platform that gives developers,engineers,operations,and management a clear view of what's happening in today's complex software environments. So they can find and fix problems faster,and deliver delightful experiences for their customers. That's why the world's best engineering teams rely on New Relic to visualize,analyze,and troubleshoot their software. It's the simplest,most powerful cloud-based observability platform,built to create more perfect software. All from one place.Founded in 2008,we're a global company passionate about building a culture where all employees feel a deep sense of belonging,where every 'Relic' can bring their whole self to work and feel supported and empowered to thrive. We're consistently recognized as a distinguished employer and are committed to building world-class products and an award-winning culture. For more information,visit newrelic.com.Our Hiring ProcessNew Relic takes seriously our stewardship of the data of our thousands of customers worldwide. In compliance with applicable law,all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work and to complete employment eligibility verification.We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records based on individual circumstances and in accordance with applicable law including,but not limited to,the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. https://sfgov.org/olse/sites/default/files/Document/FCO%20Poster%20Set%20All%20Languages%2010%2001%2018.pdfHeadhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. New Relic does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes,and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with New Relic.New Relic is an equal opportunity employer. We eagerly seek a diverse applicant pool and hire without regard to race,color,gender identity,religion,national origin,ancestry,citizenship,physical abilities (or disability),age,sexual orientation,veteran status,or any other characteristic protected by law.Interested in the details of our privacy policy? Read more here: https://newrelic.com/termsandconditions/applicant-privacy-policy#LI-PY1 AJE Ref Number: 592564499