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Database Engineer
Ref No.: 17-02679
Location: Santa Monica, California
Pay Rate : $ 100,000.00 - 115,000.00 /Year
Database Engineer

Location: Greater Los Angeles Area, CA

Duration: Direct

Compensation: Up to $115,000/year DOE

We are searching for a strong Database Engineer to work on a direct basis for a client of ours in the Greater Los Angeles – Silicon Beach, CA area. In this position you will be responsible for installing, monitoring, maintaining, upgrading, and tuning databases supporting a network of websites/business units. You will be handling performance optimization, rewriting queries, introducing indexes, tables partitioning and schema maintenance. Additionally, you will be implementing secure database installations with least privilege access, and doing implementations of backup and disaster recovery solutions. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an awesome company in the internet space. Excellent benefits and a cool office environment with additional perks included!!

Required:
  • Understanding of the UNIX systems programming and administration philosophy
  • 3+ years' work experience as a DBA and/or Systems Administrator
  • Proficiency in at least two of the following database technologies: MongoDB, PostreSQL, MySQL, Couchbase and Redis
  • Experience designing and supporting development, testing, and production databases
  • Experience setting up replication and other high availability solutions
  • Working expertise with at least one scripting language: Python, Bash, and Perl
  • Strong technical skills in Linux platforms
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive, collaborative, and a team player
Desired:
  • Ansible, Terraform or Puppet
  • AWS (RDS/EC2)
  • Docker containers, LXC, etc.
  • Percona Toolkit
  • Kubernetes (or any other orchestration frameworks)
  • Microservices
Ideal candidates for this position will have a strong understanding of the UNIX systems programming and administration philosophy. Must be proactive, collaborative, adaptable, and able to multitask in a fast paced environment!!