Senior Database Administrator

  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Office: Seattle (USA)

Company Description

At Infobip we dream big. We value creativity, persistence, and innovation, passionately believing that it is through teamwork that we can all reach greater heights. Since 2006, we have been innovating at the edge of technological possibilities and are now shaping global communications of the future. Through 60+ offices on six continents, Infobip’s platform is used by almost 70% of the population, making it the largest network of its kind and the only full-stack cloud communication platform (cPaaS) globally. Join us on our mission to create life-changing interactions between humans and online services with new and unseen solutions.

Job Description

Why is this role important at Infobip? 

We are looking for someone to join OpenMarket, an Infobip company as s Senior Database Administrator. Where gaps are found in process or infrastructure, you will take ownership to resolve them. When services are interrupted, you will be responsive and restore functionality in a timely and efficient manner. You will work closely with coworkers in other offices and time zones on the constantly evolving mission to achieve zero down time of services hosted by Operations. The team is constantly innovating new approaches to improve efficiency, automate repetitive work and reduce manual tasks.

What will you do at Infobip? 

  • You will be providing day-to-day support of global production and test database systems
  • You will be participating in projects to design and implement new technology solutions, meet specific business needs, solve problems, or improve the database team's offerings
  • You will participate in 24/7 team on-call responsibilities to respond to emergency situations and perform scheduled maintenance
  • You will work with other teams to resolve issues and determine solutions
  • You will be contributing to and maintaining documentation for databases processes and procedures
  • Explore new technologies (cloud and on-prem) to help drive innovation and modernization within our services
  • Providing guidance to development teams during design and optimization of new and key high volume systems

Qualifications

Required qualifications:  

  • Advanced level of experience configuring and deploying MySQL/MariaDB database in a critical production environment
  • Moderate level of experience working in a Linux environment
  • Proven scripting proficiency in Python and/or Bash
  • Well versed in planning, maintaining and execution of MySQL/MariaDB database failover and backup strategies
  • Experience deploying and maintaining both MySQL/MariaDB and Cassandra in production
  • Experience with performance optimization of high volume DB systems
  • Experience with change control processes, security reviews, and maintenance procedures
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of clients and staff
  • Ability to diagnose and remedy serious issues promptly and effectively
  • Strong analytical skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multitask and keep track of the various work you're doing with consideration to project deadlines
  • Ability to work independently but also be productive in a collaborative team setting

Nice to have qualifications:  

  • Knowledge and understanding of NoSQL database technologies such as Hive, Hadoop, HBase and Cassandra
  • Knowledge and understanding of PostgreSQL
  • Understanding of database containerization principals
  • Knowledge in AWS and cloud technologies: DynamoDB, S3, EC2, Amazon RDS and Redshift

Additional Information

Why our employees choose us (and stay)?

  • Awesome clients – We serve and partner with the majority of the leading mobile operators, OTTs, brands, banks, social networks, aggregators and many more. You can look forward to working with the likes of Zendesk, Uber, and WhatsApp. Seriously, our clients are really cool. Work with the world’s leading companies and impact how they communicate with their users!
  • Big and complex infrastructure – When we talk about a large system, we really mean it. Our platform generates traffic that measures in millions of messages every minute.
  • Opportunity knocks. Often. – Being a part of a growing company in a growing industry – we challenge you not to grow! Whether it’s horizontal, vertical, or angular, we want to support the path that you want to carve.
  • Learn as you grow – Starting from the Academy as an onboarding program, to internal education, education resources, e-learning to external educations, we invest heavily in employee learning and development.
  • Pay & Perks – Competitive salary, health benefits, travel allowance, a team taking care of all the equipment you need, team building and other organized activities, wellness budget... Talk about a balanced lifestyle!
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