Cloud Database Administrator at findhelp (Remote)

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About Us & Why We're Hiring

We're changing the way people connect to social care programs.

Findhelp launched over 10 years ago in Austin, TX and has helped over 7 million people find food, health, housing, and employment programs in seconds at

We're powered by tech, driven to do good, and looking for passionate people to join our team. Our mission is to connect all people in need and the programs that serve them (with dignity and ease).

If our mission strikes a chord, we'd love for you to keep reading.

We are tasked with maintaining and evolving our data storage, data warehousing, and ETL workflows for our application, customers, and internal reporting.

We are a remote team, and this is a remote role, though preference may be given to Austin-based candidates.

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking ownership of complex databases (SQL, NoSQL, Columnar, In-memory types of dbs)
  • Upgrades version of MySQL db (from v5.7 to v8.0)
  • Mapping out and documenting data relationships
  • Creating and managing backup, restore, user access policies
  • Enforcing standards, process, and SLAs
  • Leading database change management processes and supporting CI/CD processes from a database perspective
  • Working with data engineers to manage data flows between multiple storage sources
  • Advising developers on data storage aspects of building robust, scalable applications
  • Performance tuning of databases and SQL queries
  • Automating processes and creating maintenance plan for multiple database environments
  • Performing proactive database administration
  • Occasional on-call duties


  • 5+ years of MySQL database administration experience
  • Have done database administration in a GCP environment
  • Strong understanding of MySQL database security management
  • Proficiency in writing SQL queries and stored procedures
  • Proficiency in SQL query tuning
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Record of emphasizing cross-functional teamwork
  • Experience in Data Modeling, ETL/ELT workflow management
  • Strong knowledge of operating systems, Shell/Python scripting is a big plus
  • Nice to have: DataStore, BigQuery, Cloud Composer/Airflow, remote work experience

We’re building a diverse, inclusive team


You’re welcome here. We want to help connect everyone to the help they need. So we want to build a company that represents your community.


But talk is cheap. We like action. Here are a few things that show we mean business.

Employee Resource Groups

Culture Committee

Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee

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Candidate Location Eligibility:
Albuquerque, NM
Ann Arbor, MI
Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Baltimore, MD
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Wichita, KS
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • React NativeFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Services
    • GitHubServices
    • Google CloudServices

What are findhelp Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Findhelp participates in activities local to our various employees throughout the U.S. such as produce farms, food pantries. This year, some of our people learned how to knit dolls!
Partners with nonprofits
Findhelp is headquartered in Austin and provides a platform listing free and reduced-cost social care programs. We connect people in need with the programs that serve them through such partnership.
Open door policy
In-person all-hands meetings
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

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