San Francisco, California, United States
We are looking for a passionate engineer with experience in SQL & NoSQL database technologies and cloud-native technologies. This position will be responsible for designing, developing, managing, and scaling enterprise-level database infrastructure in order to power high-impact initiatives across the broader organization. WHAT YOU’LL DO: Design, implement, and maintain complex relational database systems with Cloud Native principles and best practices to ensure highly available, secure, performant, and scalable database systems. Plan and deploy database infrastructure build-out, perform upgrades and migrations Resident expert in database performance, scalability, complex query tuning, monitoring, and incident response. Collaborate with multiple functional teams to coordinate database changes adhering to best practices in an agile development environment. Contribute to infrastructure changes in AWS with a deep understanding of AWS services. Manage complex data replication environments serving batch as well as real-time use cases. Engage in on-call for production systems and take action for incoming pagers and alerts. Independently troubleshoot incoming production and pre-production issues and provide timely resolution. Contribute to major system upgrades, deployment automation, monitoring enhancements, and Production changes. Create operational playbooks, contribute to how-to articles, and gain domain knowledge to drive changes in the team. Participate in developing monitoring dashboards and alerts, to improve our ability to proactively analyze and detect problems impacting the stability of the application. Responsible for tuning and configuring our databases as well as building tools and scripts to monitor, troubleshoot and automate our systems. Coordinate with customer success and developer teams to triage, escalate, and ensure timely resolution of any incidents. WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR: Bachelor or Master’s degree in computer science or a related technical field. 8+ years of solid hands-on database design, development & enterprise-class operational experience with one or more of the following database technologies: Aurora PostgreSQL/Aurora MySQL/PostgreSQL/MySQL 2+ years of deep experience in any one of the following cloud platforms: AWS/GCP/Azure Experience managing a highly reliable database platform with a focus on security, performance, and scale to meet the requirements of enterprise customers. Experience migrating mission-critical database applications from on-premise to cloud or managing a hybrid cloud environment for large enterprise applications. Experience with driving great cross-functional relationships with internal leadership, stakeholders, and partners to create relatably and scale database offerings for enterprise customers. Experience with AWS services and hands-on knowledge of hosting on the cloud. Experience with data modeling for OLTP and data warehousing including performance tuning. Experience with AWS DMS, Goldengate, and other replication technologies. Extensive performance monitoring, troubleshooting, and tuning experience. Experience with any one of the programming languages is highly desirable: Python or Ruby. Experience with any one of the monitoring tools is highly desirable: Sumo Logic, Splunk, Wavefront, SentryOne, Wavefront, Nagios, Datadog, AppDynamics Experience with influencing product roadmap and strategy, prioritizing pre-existing database initiatives to drive extraordinary business outcomes. NICE TO HAVE: Experience operating software as a service is a plus Experience working in FinTech is a plus Knowledge of Docker & Kubernetes is a plus. Knowledge of NoSQL & Big Data technologies is a plus. Familiarity with blockchain technology is a plus. Cloud certification is highly desirable. WHAT WE OFFER: The chance to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact Competitive salary and equity Health plans for employees and dependents Industry-leading parental leave policies A generous wellness reimbursement program Employee giving donation match Training in our Headquarters in San Francisco, CA, USA Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussions with our Leadership Team Ripple is flexible-first: Ripplers have the option to work remotely, from our offices, or a combination. WHO WE ARE: Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity, and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses, and consumers. Ripple has offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, São Paulo, Toronto, Reykjavík, Washington D.C., and Dubai.
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