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Database Administrator - Vertica


Job Description

About this Role:

We are looking for an experienced Database Engineer or Systems Engineer that wants to work in a complex and dynamic database environment. We are looking to add to a team that is laying the groundwork for our service to scale in a cost-effective and reliable way


You must be an experienced Database Administrator or Systems Engineer. You will work with other Senior and Junior DBAs, Site Reliability Engineers, and Product Engineers to investigate problems, implement solutions, achieve efficiency gains, and automate repetitive tasks. You will have a strong work ethic, the ability to keep complex tasks organized, and an amazing attention to detail. You must not have an itchy trigger-finger.

Successful candidates will have:

  • A strong analytical nature and at least mid-level database systems administration experience

  • A strong desire to learn how to administer large-scale Vertica clusters


  • Three or more years of hands-on experience in database / systems administration

  • Experience with Vertica, Oracle, MySQL or other database systems

  • Knowledge of SQL

  • Ability to write Bash, Perl, Python, and/or Ruby scripts for monitoring, regular maintenance, and automation of tasks


  • Knowledge of system tools such as netstat, lsof, iostat, vmstat, and others, and the ability to deploy that knowledge in production-critical investigations

  • Familiarity with systems-automation tools such as puppet or chef

  • Any level of JAVA, C or C++ programming experience

  • Experience with ETL and Data Warehouse systems

Interested in this position?
Job Location
1355 Market St, Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94103
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time