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Database Platform Reliability Engineer

Company: G-research
Location: Dallas
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Do you want to tackle the biggest questions in finance with near infinite compute power at your fingertips?G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology firm, with offices in London and Dallas. We are proud to employ some of the best people in their field and to nurture their talent in a dynamic, flexible and highly stimulating culture where world-beating ideas are cultivated and rewarded.This is a hybrid role based in our new Dallas infrastructure hub where we work on the latest technologies in a cutting-edge environment.The roleThe Database Platform Engineering team is seeking an experienced Database Engineer with a DBRE-focused background to join its expanding team, which utilizes DevOps/Reliability Engineering philosophies.As a Database Platform Reliability Engineer, you will help us deliver automation, feature enhancements and best practice security on our existing hybrid cloud platforms. Youll also explore new technologies and integration with other Open Source products within our ecosystem.We maintain a number of RDBMS, NOSQL database platforms, such as Cassandra, PostgreSQL, SQL Server and Aerospike, in a mix of Linux and Containerised environments. There is a desire to explore other offerings such as Graph, CockroachDB, MongoDB, and deployment onto Kubernetes as our systems evolve and scale in line with the companys future plans.There is a significant focus on database as a service DBAAS, configuration management, container orchestration, Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and CI/CD. In return, you will gain exposure to the latest hardware and software technologies.Key responsibilities of the role include:Delivering engineering solutions aligned to key business initiatives, ensuring they are scalable, stable, performant, and operationally efficientProviding metrics, documentation, and self-service infrastructure to help our customers work at pace and get the most out of the platformsConfiguring and maintaining geo-located estates utilizing technologies such as Clustering, Availability Groups and PatroniExploring new tooling and automation to enhance both the customer and operational user experienceUsing advanced troubleshooting skills to diagnose and fix problemsParticipating in the out of hours rota, providing support and maintenance for our critical systemsWho are we looking for?The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:Database administration or engineering on any platformOracle, SQLServer, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Informix, Couchbase, CockroachDB, Yogabyte, ScyllaDB, MongoDB, Datastax, RDS, Aurora, Dynamo, Azure SQL, CosmoDBThe ability to code/script in any language, preferably Ansible and Python/GoLangCloud technology knowledge and experience, such as Terraform, TFE, AWS, Azure, GCS, OCI or OpenStackCICD pipeline and orchestration, for example JenkinsKnowledge of tooling to facilitate monitoring, metrics and alerting, for example with Prometheus or GrafanaReliability and Resiliency experience, HA/DR, Backup solution (Rubrick)DB Security and Compliance, with platforms like Imperva, Prisma or SailpointWorking knowledge of storage solutions, such as VAST, Isilon or PortworxExperience with container infrastructure, Kubernetes, Portworx storage and Open Source databases such as. Cassandra or PostgreSQL, is highly desirable.Why should you apply?Market-leading compensation plus annual discretionary bonusInformal dress code and excellent work/life balanceExcellent paid time off allowance of 25 daysSick days, military leave, and family and medical leaveGenerous 401(k) plan16-weeks' fully paid parental leaveMedical and Prescription, Dental, and Vision insuranceLife and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insuranceEmployee Assistance and Wellness programsGenerous relocation allowance and supportGreat selection of office snacks, and hot and cold drinksOn-site gym and car parkingby Jobble

Keywords: G-research, Dallas , Database Platform Reliability Engineer, Engineering , Dallas, Texas

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