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Staff Database Reliability Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA • New York, NY, USA • Denver, CO, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 2-3 years of experience maintaining at least one of the database technologies cited above
  • 2-3 years of experience with a cloud service platform
  • Experience installing and setting up databases as well as monitoring and diagnostics
  • Knowledge of database replication, backup, and restore
  • Experience with running large databases with high throughput and low latency
  • Experience with on-call and incident management
  • Good software development skills in Python, Go, or similar languages for scripting and automation
  • Experience performing schema changes in production
  • Proven ability to thrive in an environment that prioritizes giving and receiving candid feedback
  • Passion for learning and technology
  • Monitor and support Cloud SQL MySQL, Spanner, ElasticSearch, Memcached, and Redis clusters
  • Perform daily maintenance, monitoring, problem resolution and internal customer/development support
  • Develop, implement and maintain automation tools to manage and monitor diverse database technologies we have
  • Do capacity planning and load testing on various databases
  • Perform database & Application (SQL) performance tuning and database upgrades
  • Be on-call for production databases on a rotation basis
  • Implement automation for DDL migrations
  • Perform root cause analysis of production-related database issues
  • Monitor and support MySQL, BigQuery, Cloud Spanner, and Memcache instances
  • Make sure backups are recoverable at all times
  • Troubleshooting and identifying Database performance issues quickly
  • Support the product teams with their persistent storage needs
  • Apply your engineering skills and best practices on databases
  • Create and update database documentation as required
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of infrastructure tools like Terraform, Consul and Argo
  • Some experience working with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

201-500 employees

Learning platform
Company Overview
At Quizlet, they believe that anyone can learn anything. All it takes is a tenacious spirit, the right guidance, and the tools to see it through. They know that students are under more pressure than ever. It can leave them overwhelmed, be anxiety-producing and make it all too easy to burn out. It’s their job to give every student the tools and confidence to succeed, no matter what their motivation, or what they’re striving to achieve.
  • Shared financial success: Competitive salaries, stock options and a 401k that makes saving for retirement easy.
  • Competitive healthcare: Comprehensive health, dental, vision and disability plans for you and your family.
  • PTO and family benefits: Everyone gets four weeks of PTO. Our generous family leave plan has you covered when you welcome a new, little learner into your family.
  • Professional development: Learning never stops. Get reimbursed each year for professional development, and learn from the best with regular tech talks.
  • A welcoming workplace: Enjoy free lunch and dinner with great company. Benefit from adjustable desks and employee lounges while taking in amazing views of the Bay.
  • Commuter benefits: We don’t have a school bus, but we'll help cover your public transportation and parking. If you decide to work late, your ride home is on us as well.
Company Core Values
  • Help people learn
  • Act with urgency
  • Teach yourself something new
  • Be an owner
  • Be humble, candid and open