Who is Interactions?
Interactions, LLC is the world’s largest independent AI company. We operate at the intersection of customer experience and AI – two of today’s most innovative and dynamic industries. Since 2004, we’ve helped leading companies like MetLife, Citi, Shutterfly, and LifeLock have millions of successful conversations, resulting in saving operational cost and increasing productivity.
Interactions’ 5-year vision is to accelerate a transition from today’s frustrating and uninspired customer service experiences into amazing conversational engagements! Allowing customers to communicate in their own words and on their channel of choice, to accomplish tasks, all without having to go through an agent. In doing this via our conversational AI engine, our customers benefit from dramatically improved customer experience and increased customer engagement, while also saving significant and demonstrable operational expenses.
As a member of one of our Technology teams, you will contribute to building solutions that use natural language processing, cognitive computing, and artificial intelligence applications or the frameworks and infrastructure that support them.
Responsible for creating, maintaining and managing the database infrastructure for Interactions’ Virtual Assistant Platform.
Essential Job Functions:
Designing distributed database infrastructure for multi-tiered data storage, high availability and fault tolerance;
Designing, constructing, implementing and supporting data warehouse and data mart databases in PostgreSQL for optimal reporting and analytics;
Optimizing database operations for maximum performance;
Working with the Operations team in performing routine and periodic database maintenance and developing/implementing automated maintenance and archival strategies; and
Maintaining the database infrastructure in multiple data centers to handle the high throughput use cases that are critical to the Platform.
Preparation, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent foreign degree) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field and 5 years of experience as a Database Administrator. Alternatively, employer will accept a Master’s degree (or equivalent foreign degree) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field and 3 years of experience as a Database Administrator.
Experience, which may have been gained concurrently, must include 2 years of experience with the following:
Designing database applications and application architecture
Installing, configuring, administering, and securing internal and external production servers
Troubleshooting performance issues and fine-tuning queries and stored procedures
Developing custom backup/restore and disaster recovery plans for production servers
Writing code and creating jobs to automate repetitive tasks
Upgrading and upsizing databases
Implementing and administering database replication between SQL server databases and dissimilar databases
Note: this is a telecommuting position working from home. May reside anywhere in the United States. Less than 10% domestic travel to Interactions LLC offices required.
Why Work at Interactions?
We've created a culture of people who are dedicated to helping each other and the company succeed. We take time to celebrate wins and recognize accomplishments. Whether it’s a seasonal event or friendly competition, we’re always thinking of new ways to have fun.
Our team's health and well-being is important to us. In addition to a full suite of benefits, we offer 5 weeks of time off with pay, 401k matching, paid parental leave and flexible work schedules. We are all committed to the company’s success by being valued shareowners and are incentivized through individual performance and company results. Come join us!
Interactions is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.