At Modus Create we are looking for Sr Database Administrator . you will collaborate with a cross-functional Scrum team to deliver high quality innovative products in short sprint cycles.
You thrive in an independent, distributed environment. If you've got the chops and want to ditch the cubicle, apply to the best lean startup development team on the planet.
We are a Design Build agency that helps clients achieve their digital transformation goals. We accelerate business outcomes with our integrated product strategy, customer experience, agile, open source and emerging technology engagements.
Additionally, we are proud partners of Atlassian, Ionic Framework, GitHub, and AWS.
Note : Although this is a full-time, remote position, there will be a need to occasionally be in our office in San Jose.
Document all operational processes and procedures to optimize support and management of database clusters.
Ability to translate product objectives into an execution and delivery plan with milestones and resource needs.
Perform deep analysis of client and application problems / issues and document them in a detailed format so that they are easily reproducible and resolved
Generate customized reports on querying client databases
Produce documentation for internal best practices.
Consult to our end client regarding development best practices.
Proactively adopt new cloud infrastructure technologies and best practices to optimize management practices.
Use backup and recovery best practices to ensure systems are protected from data loss in compliance with established business continuity.
Responsible for space management, back-up, monitoring, costs and DB performance.
Responsible for deploying database objects across multiple environments.
Manage MySQL, PostgreSQL databases, analyze existing database schemas, tables, processes, issues and perform â€œunder the coverâ€ type SQL work that the product suite may currently lack.
Manage NOSQL databases like MongoDB, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch. Analyze existing data collections, data distribution, db replicas, processes, issues and perform â€œunder the coverâ€ required transformation.
Collaborate daily on a distributed, cross functional agile team.
Collaborate daily with Engineering, Product Owners and Devops to design and implement well structured database clusters to support highly scalable web applications and microservices.
Required Experience :
4+ years experience with database design and administration.
4+ years professional experience in database management, normalization and SQL optimization.
2+ years professional experience in NoSQL databases like MongoDB, DynamoDB.
1-4 years' experience working closely with other teams (i.e. Development, DBA, QA, Infrastructure) to liaise on client production issues and future improvements to the solution set.
Strong experience using MySQL, PostgreSQL, AWS Aurora, AWS RDS.
Experience managing key-value pair databases like Redis and Memcache (Desirable AWS Elasticache)
Database Administration of 20+ database instances in the cloud; MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, Memcache.
Previous experience performing hands on Data Engineering, Extract / Transform / Load processes and Database and Application Development.
Knowledge of product support principles, practices, techniques, and tools.
Proficient understanding of version control best practices using Git.
Demonstrated understanding of backup and recovery best practices to ensure systems are protected from data loss in compliance with established business continuity.
Current experience in the areas of Scalability, Performance and High Availability
3+ years of working with Unix systems
3+ years experience with Python
1+ years experience with an IT automation tool like Ansible, Chef and Puppet.
Nice to have experience AWS Cloudformation / Terraform.
Nice to have experience in full-text search engines like ElasticSearch, Lucene, etc.
Nice to have experience in Big Data, Hadoop, Data lakes, Data warehouse, Data marts.
Let's Talk about You
You value outcomes above all else : You have a proven track record supporting high scalable database clusters for high scalable web products and microservices.
By understanding the big picture, you articulate strategy and vision with strong written and verbal communication.
You Lead by Doing : You realize that the big picture is worthless without getting your hands dirty in the technical details for strategic and tactical problem solving.
You understand the value of situational leadership and can adapt to the needs and strengths of your team.
You Love Work, Growth and Learning : You dream of working in a culture that values hard work, continued learning and innovation with a commitment to building amazing products for clients and their end users.
You'll stop learning when you are dead, and until then you desire to gain deeper knowledge in technology and business.
Let's Talk About Us
Modus Create is a Product Studio offering consulting services and SaaS products for strategic planning, design and execution of web-
based and mobile products. We work across multiple industries with Fortune 1000, ISVs, and startups to validate, plan and launch new products.
Headquartered in Reston, VA, we are a global, bootstrapped team that has grown from 2 to 185+ people in 42+ countries in 8 years, committed to building the best product consulting firm on the planet.
We offer a highly collaborative, autonomous and effective working environment. We love and believe in what we do. This is your chance to be part of building something great.
Why Modus Create
Ability to work remotely / telecommute
Working side-by-side with thought leaders in emerging tech
Do you have what it takes to join the DC area's most awesome tech company? Let's start a conversation.