Senior Engineer at Shipt (Birmingham, AL)

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At Shipt, we are transforming the shopping experience and giving time back to consumers. Shipt Shoppers handpick everything from fresh groceries to household essentials, then deliver them to your door in as little as one hour.

Shipt is growing and we are searching for a Senior Database Engineer to join our team! Our Database Engineers are passionate about providing reliable, secure, performant database platforms. If database technologies make you tick, you are self-directed, enjoy autonomy in your work, and you are an excellent participant in a team, come join Shipt!

Your Responsibilities
  • Provision, operate, and support Shipt database systems
  • Partner with engineers across the organization to drive performance, security, availability, reliability, observability for data stores
  • Design, improve, automate, and document processes
  • Diagnose and effectively communicate the root cause of database issues
    • Apply inspection/debugging techniques to metrics/telemetry, logs, events, and other information sources to diagnose operational issues
    • Participate in incident response activities
    • Document and present incident postmortems
    • Serve on an on-call rotation to address high-priority issues as they arise

Requirements
  • 5+ years experience administering production data stores whether relational, NoSQL, or NewSQL
  • 5+ years experience in programming and optimizing database code, SQL or otherwise
  • 5+ years experience designing and/or tuning database schema/structures
  • 2+ years experience with a general purpose programming language (for example: Python)

Nice to Haves
  • Experience administering PostgreSQL
  • Experience administering NoSQL or NewSQL databases, especially Redis and ElasticSearch
  • Experience writing software in Python and/or Golang
  • Experience with AWS and/or GCP
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code, especially Ansible or Terraform


Colorado-based roles: The minimum annual salary for this position is $85,100. You may also be entitled to receive bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
More Information on Shipt
Shipt operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Birmingham, AL and San Francisco, CA. Shipt was founded in 2014. It has 5819 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 11 open jobs at Shipt, click here.
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