Database Engineer


United States Remote

Full time


Jan 17


Database Engineer/Sr. Database Engineer

PLEASE NOTE: U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) who does not hold dual citizenship. You agree to complete a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) for a Moderate Public Trust position with the U.S. federal government or other clearances as deemed appropriate for the role


Level: Based on level of experience. Database Engineering, Senior Database Engineering (L6 or L7)

Location: Ideal locations are Salesforce Security Hubs: Herndon, VA, Reston, VA and San Francisco, CA.

Are you a database authority, passionate about building technology that supports staggering growth and innovation? Join the teams that build the critical services that keep our databases and applications running smoothly. You will help deliver impactful technology that will enable capacity management through scalable, intelligent data migration and cloud infrastructure enhancement. We are looking for exceptional database automation engineers at all levels to begin big challenges and innovate on our database technology.

Your Impact:

  • Actively participate in database automation and feature enhancement on premise and in Public cloud platform.
  • Design and development of the core database infrastructure and functionalities
  • Come up with innovative ideas to improve performance, scalability and resilience in a large-scale platform
  • Implement comprehensive functional and system-test for your area of responsibility and for overall database quality
  • Debug, conduct root cause analysis, diagnose defects
  • Responsibility and accountability for the availability and reliability of all Production Databases.
  • Working with other Engineering teams to triage issues.
  • Perform sophisticated root cause Analysis of problems and subsequently, make and implement recommendations to prevent future occurrences or customer impact.
  • Define, develop and deploy system monitoring requirements/thresholds as well as corrective actions. Improve the system reliability via predictive analysis.
  • Design, develop, deploy, and enhance automation to optimally own the platform infrastructure.
  • Designing, scaling out services in our multi-tenant infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with and provide detailed feedback to internal/External Database cloud stakeholders on resiliency initiatives.
  • To participate in production Incident Management / Customer concern calls and be able to drive the incident to resolution.
  • Provides technical and platform support to multiple customers and partners that use the production systems.


  • U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) who does not hold dual citizenship. You agree to complete a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) for a Moderate Public Trust position with the U.S. federal government or other clearances as deemed appropriate for the role.
  • A related technical degree required
  • Experience with developing automation to serve database operation efficiency.
  • Experience developing database automation frameworks for sophisticated systems in AWS
  • Experience in scaling sophisticated relational database systems in AWS
  • Experience with developing database tooling, data pipeline and sophisticated database automation
  • Experience in High-performance, low-latency, high-availability (99.99%) and self-recoverable systems
  • Strong Programming Languages skill in one or more of the following: Ruby, Python, Java, Go, Shell, JavaScript
  • Experience supporting a high-performance large-scale platform in public cloud
  • Perform basic DBA tasks in Production and Staging environments.
  • Experience in a Linux cloud environment with fluency in command line interfaces and shell scripting Bash, Shell
  • Experience in PL/SQL development and optimization
  • Develop scalable, resilient and fault tolerant transactional and distributed systems
  • Ability to support/resolve production issue with excellent debugging and problem solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in working in a 24/7 team managing large cloud environments and willingness to participate in on-call rotation
  • Have a passion for working together as a team and ensuring team success
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment.
  • Strong ownership and Self-driven

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with building CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins and Kubernetes
  • Experience building a high-performance large-scale platform in public cloud
  • Prior experience Deploying database on EC2 in AWS
  • Experience with AWS SAM continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) tasks for serverless applications/infrastructure
  • Exposure to Oracle High Availability features such as RAC, Data guard.

Qualification for this job is contingent upon acceptable results from a background investigation as well as your obtaining and maintaining the specific level of U.S. Government security clearance required for this role. U.S. citizenship (U.S. born or naturalized) required.

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