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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks

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.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Findhelp has culture committees, JEDI (Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion) committees, journaling workshops, and much more! These committees manage events and programs throughout the year.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

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