Database Engineer Job Description

Skills, Responsibilities and Job Description Template for Database Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for a Database Administrator to join our top performing team. As the Database Administrator you’ll be responsible for working directly with the Engineering, Data and Platform teams to design, implement and maintain the data systems which support our product with a large user base.


  • Administer and maintain database security, integrity, and optimization
  • Develop and run periodic and requested reports
  • Develop new databases and applications
  • Identify and resolve performance and capacity issues
  • Establish and maintain backup and recovery processes
  • Maintain associated non-referential data
  • Manage user rights and permissions

Skills and Qualifications

  • BS, MS, and/or PhD degree in computer science, math or a related technical field
  • Thorough understanding of database performance monitoring and analysis tools
  • Expertise in database server specification, performance tuning, analysis and optimization
  • Experience with AWS/GCP/Azure desired
  • Strong Experience in database disaster recovery planning and recovery
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex database administration problems
  • Ability to work with database developers, engineers, and different operations and applications engineering teams to help them to identify, analyze, and resolve database performance issues
  • Experience with MySQL, Cassandra, Postgres and/or MongoDB desired
  • Team-player, flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment

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