Senior Software Engineer IV – Database – San Jose, CA

Senior Software Engineer IV – Database

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer IV – Database to help transform database layer of critical product line. This role involves working with other architects, engineering managers and technical leads to modernize database layer for a SAAS enterprise product. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a growing product line with wealth of history and excellent opportunity to transform the tech stack. If you have experience and passionate about data, transactional databases and cloud, we would love to hear from you.

What You Get To Do In This Role

  • Be part of a team of super-smart engineers building the next-gen database platform
  • Design and develop highly available database architecture and data models
  • Analyze use cases to optimize data model and data integrations for multiple products
  • Assist with on-premise legacy solutions as needed, refactor legacy solutions into cloud-based solutions, and manage data migrations
  • Proactively identify areas for optimization and troubleshoot application slowness and database performance issues to provide appropriate solution
  • Work closely with application development teams to ensure database changes adhere to best practices and are appropriately prioritized and scheduled.
  • Improve service availability, performance, and scalability through tuning, automation, tools, and process
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures, including those for database standards, database backup and recovery, disaster recovery, and service levels
  • Ensure that the platform meets business requirements and industry practices for data quality, security and privacy


Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 8+ years of experience in relational databases preferably PostgreSQL, data modeling and schema design
  • Strong technical skills with a proven record of architecture and design experience in building large scale distributed systems/databases
  • Hands-on experience in designing transactional databases, Cloud environments such as AWS, streaming data solutions like Kafka
  • Strong ability to analyze and optimize complex SQL queries
  • Hands-on experience with NoSQL databases like DynamoDB
  • Experience with software development methodologies and programming languages such as Java, RESTful API
  • Experience with migrating mission-critical database environments from one platform to another
  • Experience working with high availability, disaster recovery and server tuning strategies
  • Experience in Shell/Perl/Python Scripting

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