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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.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Base Salary Range: 96,000 - 116,000 USD per year

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 
  • Solid knowledge of MongoDB and other NoSQL database concepts
  • Coding skills with at least one of Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby or Java
  • Knowledge of additional NoSQL datastores such as Cassandra is a big plus.
  • Experience with Linux proficiency (as a power user and administrator)
  • Experience with modern 24x7 web production environments
  • Experience with database replication and scaling issues
  • Willingness to work flexible / odd hours (as needed)
  • Successful experience working in a team environment

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