Ref#: R0007253

Date published: 5-Jun-2017

Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are builders, we are integrators. Tech Services creates and optimizes solutions for a rapidly growing business on a global scale. We work with distributed infrastructure, petabytes of data, and billions of transactions with no limitations on your creativity. You don’t have to wait for some architect or manager to tell you what you can work on - you decide the priorities. With tech hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

Your job.

Indeed's Data Architecture team is looking for top talent to help scale and improve the Indeed's database infrastructure and applications that depend on it. This Database Engineer will bring solid skills in MongoDB, educating the team on using these open source technologies while incorporating them into the infrastructure. Our geographically distributed servers support over 100 million unique visitors per month. Your top priority is ensuring that they remain stable, reliable, and recoverable as the database platform and applications evolve. 

If you are passionate about technology, love to learn, enjoy working with open source tools, and are interested in becoming a MongoDB expert and "go to" person on the team, this is a great opportunity to grow your skills and contribute to a top-tier website.

Responsibilities 
  • Configure and monitor numerous MongoDB instances and replica sets
  • Automate routine tasks with your own scripts and open-source tools
  • Solve production problems and participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation
  • Improve database backups and test recoverability regularly
  • Study the database needs of our applications and optimize them using MongoDB
  • Maintain database performance and capacity planning
  • Write documentation and collaborate with technical peers online

About you.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a similar field 
  • Coding skill with at least one of Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby or Java 
  • Solid knowledge of MongoDB and other NoSQL database concepts 
  • Minimum of 2 years of Linux proficiency (as a power user and administrator) 
  • Experience with modern 24x7 web production environments is a plus 
  • Experience with database replication and scaling issues is a big plus 
  • Willingness to work flexible / odd hours (as needed) 
  • Successful experience working in a team environment 
Indeed provides a variety of benefits that help us focus on our mission of helping people get jobs. View our bounty of perks: http://indeedhi.re/IndeedBenefits