Senior Database Engineer

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About the role:

Chariot is looking for a seasoned Database Engineer who has experience running and maintaining RDBMS and NoSQL databases and services around those databases in public cloud infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a mix of database and software engineering experience that helps them diagnose and resolve operational issues that can span from the database to stored procedures and/or client services. Experience building persistence services with modern APIs, in the agile development process, is essential.

Skills & Qualification:

● 5+ years of experience designing/administering RDBMS and NoSql databases, Redis.
● Significant experience with query optimization, performance analysis, schema design/review, data modeling, troubleshooting and recovery.
● Ability to automate every aspect of installations and repetitive tasks, metrics collection, monitoring.
● Comfortable writing Python code. Familiar with Git, Jenkins, and automation frameworks.
● Solid understanding of inner-workings of MySQL and NoSQL database servers impacting capacity, latency, throughput, scale, clustering.
● Familiar with data streaming, Change Data Capture, MySQL binlog processing, and integrating databases in data pipelines.


Job Responsibilities

● Take ownership of production databases: Operations, optimization, automation, data integrity, backup, HA, recovery.
● Manage databases and database servers in Docker containers, and hosted in AWS managed services.
● Work with various development and QA teams on design, sizing, capacity planning, picking the right SQL/NoSQL technology, troubleshooting.
● Work with development and production engineers to understand full scope of applications and participate in the big picture design.
● Scale databases, stay proactive about improving infrastructure and schema, turning metrics into meaningful data for decision making.
● Participate in on-call coverage for databases and database related outages.

About Us

Founded in 2014 in San Francisco, Chariot has expanded quickly across the U.S. into over 10 markets, providing tens of thousands of rides per week. As a cornerstone of Ford's urban mobility strategy, Chariot is an independently-run company that has the resources to scale its concept worldwide.

Our Vision:

Everyone lives in a city of their own. Chariot helps you get there, your way.

We partner with cities, each one unique. Together, we work to ease the pain points and plug gaps in public transit. Because we want to cut congestion, create real jobs, and bring a little humanity to the mayhem.

We’re Chariot. We’re here to create smart transit personalized for everyone.

Our Culture:

Together, we’re working to change the way people experience their cities. We’re creating an entirely new way to ride—and we’ve gathered the most talented, diverse, and spirited people from all over the world to make it happen.

Perks & Benefits:

Chariot rides

Unlimited rides on Chariots (enough said!).

Snacks & drinks

Healthy (and a few not-so-healthy) snacks and drinks to keep you energized.

Ford discounts

Generous discounts on eligible Ford vehicles.

Growth opportunities

Plenty of opportunities to develop your career at a fast-growth company.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Chariot is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Chariot considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Austin Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance, Seattle Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act, Chariot will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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