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Staff Database Reliability Engineering



Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2023

About AppDirect

Become a digital, global citizen and enable the new generation of digital entrepreneurs around the world. AppDirect offers a subscription commerce platform to sell any product, through any channel, on any device - as a service. We power millions of subscriptions worldwide for organizations. We do this by our values-driven culture—one that enables you to Be Seen, Be Yourself, and Do Your Best Work.

About You

We are seeking a skilled and ambitious Database Reliability Engineering Lead to join our dynamic team. If you are a highly technical leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and a data-as-a-service mindset, this opportunity is perfect for you. Your passion for efficiency through automation and continuous learning will make a significant impact on our organization.

As a Database Reliability Engineering Lead, you’ll have significant vertical growth opportunities within the team and the chance to make an impact in a cloud native environment. Join us and further develop your leadership skills while contributing to our company’s success and innovation

What You’ll Do and How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Lead and influence database migrations, blue/green deployments, and data archiving and partitioning strategies.
  • Improve our database security posture with least privilege principles, auditing capabilities, and facilitate database access and governance.
  • Mentor and guide engineers in delivering purpose-built database solutions (Relational, Key Value, Document) that fit requirements.
  • Accelerate operations and enhance our observability/alerting capabilities by designing and implementing self-healing and automated solutions.
  • Research solutions to complex problems and drive proof-of-concepts.
  • Develop and maintain a knowledge base through high-quality documentation.
  • Deliver quality solutions/processes through CI/CD and automation.

What You’ll Need

  • 3+ years of experience with both MySQL and MongoDB.
  • 2+ years of experience with AWS.
  • Solid understanding of Infrastructure as Code (Programmable Infrastructure) using tools like TerraForm, AWS CDK, etc.
  • Hands-on knowledge of software containerization platforms like Docker and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes.
  • Experience in scripting/automation tooling (bash/python or Ansible).
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of data structures and experience handling large data sets.
  • Excellent communication skills for conveying complex ideas to a technical audience..

AppDirect is the only end-to-end commerce platform for selling, distributing, and managing cloud-based products and services to succeed in the digital economy. The AppDirect ecosystem connects channels, developers, and customers through its platform to simplify the digital supply chain by enabling the onboarding and sale of products with third-party services, for any channel, on any device, with support. Powering millions of cloud subscriptions worldwide, AppDirect helps organizations, including Jaguar Land Rover, Comcast, ADP, and Deutsche Telekom connect their customers to the solutions they need to reach their full potential in the digital economy.