Staff Database Engineer
Updated on 5/11/2023
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 8+ years of experience running PostgreSQL in production cloud environments (preferably AWS) along with exposure to datastores like Aurora, DynamoDB, Elasticache and Memcache
  • Experience in designing, building and maintaining and scaling production datastores for High Availability
  • Experience in automation of infrastructure provisioning (preferably Terraform), data modeling, and developer tooling around query optimization, distributed systems and databases
  • Passion for building stable and secure systems management practices
  • You have a systematic problem-solving approach coupled with effective communication skills and drive
  • You are passionate about architecture especially as it relates to data layer, microservices, data reliability practices, data privacy and quality
  • You are pragmatic without compromising on software quality and standards like Source Control, Peer reviews and Semantic versioning
  • Be a subject matter expert with focus on delivery of small to large initiatives including guiding the team to make strategic technical decisions to enable delivery outcomes, set expectations with and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Be directly responsible for maintaining and scaling our data persistence layer (runtime datastores and databases) in coordination with service owners to power a world-class fitness experience
  • Represent the datastores team where deep knowledge of our data persistence layer is needed - cross-functional work streams, Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) and Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
  • Lead, coach, and mentor other engineers of diverse backgrounds in an autonomous, cross-functional team
  • Design, develop and operate business-critical backend systems with a focus on high availability, low latency and scalability
  • Implement self-service tooling and enhance the developer experience around databases as a service. We're using industry-standard, cloud native tech, which means easily transferable skills
  • Review code and provide feedback to ensure it is high quality, efficient, well-tested and documented
  • Coach and mentor engineers across the engineering team to build a good understanding of datastores

1,001-5,000 employees

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Company Overview
Peloton uses technology and design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime. The company offers a suite of fitness products and services.
  • Comprehensive health & life benefits
  • Supporting families
  • Future planning
  • Education
  • Product discounts
  • Supporting our communities
Company Core Values
  • Put members first
  • Operate with a bias for action
  • Empower teams of smart creatives
  • Be the best place to work
  • Together we go far