Senior SRE Database Engineer

Branch

Redwood City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 02/21/2021
  • Website: branch.io
  • Company Address: 1400 Seaport Blvd #B, Redwood City, CA, 94063

About Branch

At Branch, we’re transforming how brands and users interact across digital platforms. Our mobile marketing and deep linking solutions are trusted to deliver seamless experiences that increase ROI, decrease wasted spend, and eliminate siloed attribution. By integrating Branch technology into core marketing channels including apps, web, email, social media, search, and paid ads, leading brands are driving higher-value conversions than ever before.

Job Description

At Branch, we’re transforming how brands and users interact across digital platforms. Our mobile marketing and deep linking solutions are trusted to deliver seamless experiences that increase ROI, decrease wasted spend, and eliminate siloed attribution. Our team consists of smart, humble, and collaborative people who value ownership over all we do to create a product, team, and company that lives and breathes our motto: Build Together, Grow Together, Win Together.

If you're passionate about managing high volume databases at scale, we need your help! Our engineering team manages many different types of databases. We support dozens of db clusters and hundreds of systems.  Our data pipelines ingest tens of billions of events per day and tens of terabytes.

As a Senior SRE Database Engineer, you’ll get to:

  • Manage database operations for several different types of databases. FoundationDB, Aerospike, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Postgres.
  • Ensure production databases maintain availability and latency within SLAs.
  • Provide on call support to debug and resolve production database issues.
  • Work with application teams to manage DB provisioning, upgrades, and backups.
  • Plan capacity and manage growth of database clusters.
  • Design and implement monitoring and alert systems across multiple different types of databases.
  • Work with developers to help design schemas and optimize queries.

You’ll be a good fit if you have:

  • 4+ years of experience managing large scale production databases systems.
  • Strong understanding of distributed NoSQL databases, especially transactional NoSQL dbs like FoundationDB, Aerospike, or Cassandra.
  • Experience deploying and running a variety of different database-like systems, like Kafka ElasticSearch, Redis.
  • Experience managing databases on AWS (EC2 and RDS).
  • Experience in DB troubleshooting, tuning, optimization, scaling and capacity management.
  • Experience with provisioning and configuration management tools (SaltStack,Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Fabric, etc).
  • Worked with logging and monitoring tools such as Prometheus, ELK.
  • Experience developing automation tools in Python, Bash, Java.
  • Familiarity with Big Data systems, like Druid, HDFS, Spark, Flink, Presto.

A little bit about us: 

  • Branch has raised more than $330M from investors such as NEA, Founders Fund, and Playground Ventures. 
  • We are headquartered in Silicon Valley and have presence all over the world.
  • Diversity at Branch ranks in the top 10% for similarly sized companies (by Comparably).
  • In 2020, we are recognized as one of Forbes Best Startups, Great Places to Work, and Bay Area Best Places to Work.
  • We have more than 3 billion monthly users and are partnered with over 50,000 apps.

If you think you’d be a good fit for this role, we’d love for you to apply! At Branch, we strive to create an inclusive culture that encourages people from different backgrounds to bring their unique, diverse perspectives to work. We aim every day to build an environment that empowers us all to do the best work of our lives, and we can’t wait to show you what we have to offer!

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