Database Administrator

App Annie

Remote / United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/15/2021
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  • Company Address: 23 Geary Street Suite 800, 23 Geary Street, Suite 800, San Francisco, CA, 94108

About App Annie

App Annie is the industry's most trusted mobile data and analytics platform. App Annie's mission is to help customers create winning mobile experiences and achieve excellence. Founded in 2010, the company launched the first mobile market data solution. In 2019, App Annie acquired Libring, an advertising monetization and spend offering. Together, these solutions comprise the industry's most complete mobile performance platform.

Job Description

App Annie is the industry’s most trusted mobile data and analytics platform. Our mission is to help customers create winning mobile experiences and achieve excellence. We created the mobile app data market and are committed to delivering the industry’s most complete mobile performance offering. More than 1,200 enterprise clients and 1 million registered users across the globe and spanning all industries rely on App Annie as the standard to revolutionize their mobile business. We are headquartered in San Francisco with 12 offices worldwide. 

Along with a market defining product, we take great pride in our culture and values and strive to embody them daily! We set a high bar for our success and have made Excellence as our standard, hold each other Accountable, continuously push Innovation and Win with Style.

What can you tell your friends when they ask you what you do? 

You will participate to the development that creates the world's #1 app stores analytics service. Together with the team you will build out new product features and applications using agile methodologies and hot open source technologies. 

As the database administrator you need to keep track of production database performance and ensure databases are running with high performance and availability. You are responsible for monitoring and fixing database problems while ensuring minimal impact on the business. You will be involved in all architecture review and manage the overall strategy and process related to RDBMS.

You will be responsible for and take pride in….

  • Build, deploy, configure and maintain PostgreSQL/Redis/ElasticSearch/AWS RDS/Snowflake databases
  • Provide the organization with clear, detailed and high value database solutions
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database performance and scalability issues
  • Design and implement deployment, backup and replication scenarios
  • Propose and implement high availability solutions
  • Becoming better at what you do every day

You should recognize yourself in the following…

  • At least 3 years experience as a PostgreSQL DBA or MySQL DBA
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL and pl/pgsql
  • Strong experience with backup and replication solutions such as streaming replication and logical replication
  • Good experience with NoSQL DB like Redis, ElasticSearch
  • Experience with distributed database is a big plus
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues quickly
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Accountable, self-starter, genuinely interested in all aspects of production DBA work
  • Good skills in scripting using Shell/Python/Ruby is plus
  • Experience in AWS Cloud Service is a big plus
  • Fluent in English written and spoken (International environment)
  • Energy and creativity are key characteristics that describe you and the projects you lead. You make it happen. Boom!
  • You’re an app fanatic, positively curious and a technology enthusiast

What we offer… 

  • We provide a  WFH allowance to set you up for remote work success
  • Internet allowance for stable internet connection, so your video does not freeze on Zoom
  • Flexible working days. We love to meet, but if you need to get your kids behind school-zoom, need to leave early to get to your band repetition or gym classes, do your thing
  • Paid leave, so long as you promise to come back!
  • Health and dental benefits
  • An international team of talented and engaged people from different cultural backgrounds and locations
  • Wellbeing allowance for any activity that matters to your wellbeing; (online) gym classes, fitness equipment, mindfulness apps or even childcare support!
  • Unlimited access to online learning platform Udemy to help you develop your skills
  • Virtual initiatives and events to keep you connected with your colleagues

Yes, I want this job!

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.