Senior Database Engineer Tumblr
An engineering leader who understands storage, scaling, and performance. Someone who lives and breathes data and data problems.
What You'll Do:
Design, build, and maintain databases used by millions of users every day.
Manage the hundreds of servers and instances that make up our existing infrastructure.
Automate away problems using tools such as Puppet and Jetpants.
Improve monitoring of our systems.
Ongoing benchmarking in support of data-driven decision making.
Optimize OLTP and OLAP loads in a high-availability, high-scalability environment.
Design, create, and improve the tools that enable the creation, maintenance, and presentation of over 130 million blogs of incredible content.
Collaborate and mentor on talented team of designers and fellow engineers.
Challenge yourself and grow.
What We're Looking For:
A DBA with at least 5 years of experience managing large MySQL/InnoDB installations on Linux.
Experience with automation tools.
Scripting expertise with Ruby, Python, etc.
Strong skill in data modeling, SQL, and loosely structured data stores.
An engineer who can lead by example, hands-on with technical problems.
An aggressive stance on attacking problems and features and the cool head to deploy solutions without downtime.
A passion for building tools you would be proud to share with other engineers.
A desire to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
The initiative to dig in on a problem and the guts to take a position on the way it should be solved.
Tools We Like:
Percona MySQL (XtraDB)
Redis, Memcached, Varnish
PHP5, Scala, Ruby
Hadoop, Hive, Pig
Tumblr is a New York City start up that empowers creators and explorers. Founded by David Karp in 2007, Tumblr is now home to more than 130 million tumblelogs and 58 billion posts across a wide swath of communities and topics. From our headquarters near Union Square, our highly caffeinated engineers work in an open, positive and collaborative environment. We focus on creating intuitive and beautiful ways to share, discover and connect, while engineering new ways to bring Tumblr to more people around the world.
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