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Senior Database Reliability Engineer

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Mercury

Mercury

201-500 employees

Banking services tailored for startups

Consulting
Fintech
Financial Services

Compensation Overview

$203.1k - $238.9kAnnually

+ Equity (Stock Options)

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA + 4 more

Category
DevOps & Infrastructure
Database Administration
Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
Python
SQL
Postgres
Haskell
Terraform
Requirements
  • 5 years of experience administering PostgreSQL in medium-to-large organizations
  • Experience with Amazon RDS, Google Cloud SQL, Azure Database, or similar managed offerings
  • 1 year of experience using Infrastructure-as-Code tooling: Terraform is preferred
  • Deep query optimization experience with PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of combining PostgreSQL with other data systems for cost efficiency, scalability, and reliability reasons
  • Comfortable with a scripting language such as Python
  • Open to learning Haskell/Persistent/Esqueleto to support product engineers
  • Willingness to learn and solve new problems
Responsibilities
  • Guide product engineers towards structures and practices that maximize performance, efficiency, and reliability
  • Pair with product engineers on query performance improvements
  • Automate processes and distribute knowledge to avoid being a bottleneck
  • Drive database upgrades and migrations
  • Identify long-term architecture goals and execute incremental steps to achieve them
  • Collect and present database metrics for scaling and architecture discussions
  • Educate product engineers on PostgreSQL, data consistency, correctness, immutability, and performance
  • Make code and infrastructure changes to improve application interactions with the database

Mercury provides tailored banking services for startups, offering free checking and savings accounts, debit and credit cards, wire transfers, venture debt, and community programs. Launched in 2019, Mercury leverages financial technology to deliver intuitive product experiences and vibrant community support to founders.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$152M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

24%

2 year growth

87%

Benefits

Health, dental, & vision

Custom equipment setup

401(K) matching

12+ weeks paid parental leave

Book budget

Wellness benefits

Grocery budget

Paid lunch

Personalized callsign

Unlimited vacation policy (with mandatory minimum)