🏆 Join MinervaDB Team 🏆

We are always looking out for hiring passionate Database Architects, DBAs and Database Engineers ( core internals, automation and production engineering ) in MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and ClickHouse with core experience in building optimal, scalable and highly reliable web-scale database infrastructure operations. Our customers are some of the largest internet properties and technology companies from diversified verticals like CDN, Mobile Advertisement Networks, E-Commerce, Social Media Applications, Gaming, SaaS and Digital Payment Solutions. We are family friendly and 100% boot-strapped  team, That mean we all have to really work hard to become successful but success means all of us will share the results. We are an virtual corporation, All of us work from home and stay connected via phone, Google Hangouts, Skype, IRC and email. To join MinervaDB please contact our founder Shiv Iyer directly, shiv@minervadb.com

☛ Why join MinervaDB ?

  • Virtual Corporation – We don’t want you to leave your favorite town / city or friends / family , We will be an Virtual Corporation forever !
  • Family friendly and bootstrapped, This means we have to work really hard to be successful but we generously share profit with the team.
  • Always works from home (or wherever you want to with a good internet connection), We don’t want to you to spend time on the roads.
  • Open parental leave (includes maternity, paternity, and adoption). If you’ve been with MinervaDB for 12 months, your leave is fully paid.
  • You will be working for some of the best internet properties and technology companies in this planet, The work will be always challenging.
  • Friendly vacation policy, We treat you as adults.
  • Company sponsored meet-ups and user conferences, We want you to be successful professionally.
  • Blog during work hours, We love it!
  • Global salary package – Competitive salary and profit sharing, Your salary is not based on where you are operating from. Yes, We have the same salary structure for our entire team operating from multiple cities globally.

♦ Technology focus and commitment (vendor neutral and independent)

Technology FocusTools and Technologies
LinuxUbuntu, Debian, CentOS, Red Hat Linux, Oracle Linux and SUSE Linux.
MySQLMySQL GA, MySQL Enterprise, InnoDB, MySQL Enterprise Backup, MySQL Cluster CGE, MySQL Enterprise Monitor, MySQL Utilities, MySQL Enterprise Audit, MySQL Enterprise Firewall and MySQL Router.
PerconaPercona Server for MySQL, XtraDB, TokuDB, RocksDB, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraBackup and PMM(Percona Monitoring & Management).
MariaDBMariaDB Server, RocksDB, MariaDB Galera Cluster, MariaDB Backup, MariaDB MaxScale and MariaDB ColumnStore.
PostgreSQLPostgreSQL Performance Benchmarking, Capacity Planning / Sizing, PostgreSQL Performance Optimization, PostgreSQL High Availability / Database Reliability Engineering, PostgreSQL Upgrades / Migration and PostgreSQL Security
Cloud DBA ServicesIaaS and DBaaS including: Oracle Cloud, Google CloudSQL, Amazon Aurora, AWS RDS®, EC2®, Microsoft Azure® and Rackspace® Cloud
Performance Monitoring and Trending PlatformsMySQL Enterprise Monitor, Icinga, Zabbix, Prometheus and Grafana.
High Availability, Scale-Out, Replication and Load BalancerMySQL Group Replication, MySQL Cluster CGE, InnoDB Cluster, Galera Cluster, Percona XtraDB Cluster, MariaDB MaxScale, Continuent Tungsten Replicator, MHA (Master High Availability Manager and tools for MySQL), HAProxy, ProxySQL, MySQL Router and Vitess.
Columnar Database SystemsClickHouse, MariaDB ColumnStore
DevOps. and AutomationVagrant, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Ganglia, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Consul, JIRA, Graylog and Grafana.

▄▀▄▀▄ Immediate opportunities in MinervaDB ▄▀▄▀▄

✔ MySQL Remote DBA (Location – Anywhere / Remote, serving customers during APAC business hours)

☛ Desired skills

  • Consulting and professional services experience in MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server.
  • MySQL and InnoDB internals.
  • Optimal installation and configuration of MySQL and InnoDB.
  • Capacity planning and sizing.
  • MySQL performance optimization.
  • MySQL sharding and clustering solutions.
  • Archiving and partitioning.
  • MySQL high availability.
  • MySQL disaster recovery solutions – logical backups, XtraBackup and MariaDB Backup.
  • MySQL emergency DBA support experience.
  • MySQL replication solutions.
  • MySQL Group Replication.
  • InnoDB Cluster.
  • MySQL upgrades and migration.
  • MySQL troubleshooting.
  • Work from anywhere in the world with good internet connection.
  • Comfortable working remotely (MinervaDB employees are home based).

☛ Professional skills

  • Customer focussed and good communication skills (speaking and writing) in English.
  • Ability to work under tremendous stress occasionally, Our customers are some of the largest internet properties in the planet and sometimes we have unplanned incidents to address / solve.
  • Constantly learning and adaptive.
  • Deep passion to educate and share the knowledge.
  • Comfortable working remotely (MinervaDB employees are home based).

✔ Principal MySQL Consultants (Location – Anywhere / Remote, serving customers during Americas business hours)

☛ Desired skills

  • Deep understanding of MySQL and InnoDB internals.
  • Consulting and professional services experience in MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server.
  • Experience in architecting and building web-scale database infrastructure operations.
  • MySQL Troubleshooting.
  • Customer centric full-stack database infrastructure operations expertise.
  • Provide strategic and technical guidance to customer in building optimal, scalable and highly available web-scale database infrastructure operations.
  • Occasional travel involved to customer offices but 80% of the year you will be working remotely.
  • Technical marketing, evangelism and blogging.
  • Architecting and building high performance MySQL infrastructure operations.
  • Scaling MySQL operations horizontally and vertically.
  • MySQL replication.
  • MySQL Group Replication.
  • InnoDB Cluster.
  • MySQL SRE experience (XtraBackup and mydumper).
  • Work from anywhere in the world with good internet connection.
  • Comfortable working remotely (MinervaDB employees are home based).

☛ Professional skills

  • Customer focussed and good communication skills (speaking and writing) in English.
  • Active open source evangelist, blogger and speaker for community conferences.
  • Ability to work under tremendous stress occasionally, Our customers are some of the largest internet properties in the planet and sometimes we have unplanned incidents to address / solve.
  • Great leader and mentor for in-house and customer DBA teams.
  • Comfortable working remotely (MinervaDB employees are home based).

✔ Principal PostgreSQL Consultants (Location – Anywhere / Remote, serving customers during Americas business hours)

☛ Desired skills

  • Deep understanding of PostgreSQL architecture and internals.
  • Consulting and professional services experience in PostgreSQL.
  • Experience in architecting and building web-scale database infrastructure operations.
  • PostgreSQL Troubleshooting.
  • Customer centric full-stack database infrastructure operations expertise.
  • Provide strategic and technical guidance to customer in building optimal, scalable and highly available web-scale database infrastructure operations.
  • Occasional travel involved to customer offices but 90% of the year you will be working remotely.
  • Technical marketing, evangelism and blogging.
  • Architecting and building high performance PostgreSQL infrastructure operations.
  • Scaling PostgreSQL operations horizontally and vertically.
  • PostgreSQL replication.
  • PostgreSQL Data SRE experience
  • Work from anywhere in the world with good internet connection.
  • Comfortable working remotely (MinervaDB employees are home based).

☛ Professional skills

  • Customer focussed and good communication skills (speaking and writing) in English.
  • Active open source evangelist, blogger and speaker for community conferences.
  • Ability to work under tremendous stress occasionally, Our customers are some of the largest internet properties in the planet and sometimes we have unplanned incidents to address / solve.
  • Great leader and mentor for in-house and customer DBA teams.
  • Comfortable working remotely (MinervaDB employees are home based).

✔ ClickHouse Consultants (Location – Anywhere / Remote, serving customers during Americas business hours)

☛ Desired skills

  • Expertise in columnar database systems internals.
  • ClickHouse architecture and internals.
  • ClickHouse performance optimization and tuning.
  • ClickHouse replication.
  • ClickHouse clustering and sharding.
  • ClickHouse troubleshooting.
  • SQL optimization and tuning.

☛ Professional skills

  • Customer focussed and good communication skills (speaking and writing) in English.
  • Active open source evangelist, blogger and speaker for community conferences.
  • Ability to work under tremendous stress occasionally, Our customers are some of the largest internet properties in the planet and sometimes we have unplanned incidents to address / solve.
  • Comfortable working remotely (MinervaDB employees are home based).

✔ Sr. Database Infrastructure Engineer – (Location – Anywhere / Remote, serving customers during Americas business hours)

  • Experience in infrastructure automation (infrastructure as code).
  • Expert level experience in either Ansible or Chef
  • You are comfortable working with cloud infrastructure, with a preference for Google Cloud Platform.
  • Expert in Python, Go, or PHP.
  • Experience in MySQL, Memcached or Redis is a big plus.
  • Linux SRE experience.
  • You value and frequently commit to distributed version control systems (Git).
  • This is a independent contributor role with very minimal engagement with our teams ( internal and external

☛ Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with and managing external partners/customers.
  • Experience automating infrastructure provisioning, DevOps, and/or continuous integration/delivery.
  • Knowledge of containerization and container orchestration technologies such as Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).
  • Familiarity with standard IT security practices such as identity and access management, data protection, encryption, certificate and key management.
  • Comfortable working remotely (MinervaDB employees are home based).

✔ Sr. Infrastructure / Production Engineers for MinervaDB DevOps. / Automation Team – (Location – Anywhere / Remote, serving customers during Americas business hours)

  • Own back-end services like our Database Systems infrastructure in MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and ClickHouse, infrastructure components like our Memcache infrastructure, and everything in between
  • Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the hardest problems, live, on some of the largest and most complex systems in the world
  • Together with your engineering team, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents
  • Partner alongside the best engineers in the industry on the coolest stuff around, the code and systems you work on will be in production and used by billions of users all around the world
  • Engineering degree, or a related technical discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with operating systems and TCP/IP network fundamentals • Experience coding in higher-level languages (e.g., PHP, Python, C++, or Java)
  • Experience in configuration and maintenance of applications such as web servers, load balancers, relational databases, storage systems and messaging systems
  • Experience learning software, frameworks and APIs

☛ Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with and managing external partners/customers.
  • Experience automating infrastructure provisioning, DevOps, and/or continuous integration/delivery.
  • Knowledge of containerization and container orchestration technologies such as Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).
  • Familiarity with standard IT security practices such as identity and access management, data protection, encryption, certificate and key management.
  • Comfortable working remotely (MinervaDB employees are home based).

✔ Infrastructure / Production Engineers for MinervaDB DevOps. / Automation Team – (Location – Anywhere / Remote, serving customers during Americas business hours)

☛ Minimum qualifications and professional skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience designing, building, and deploying scalable cloud-based solution architectures.
  • Experience in writing software in one or more languages, such as Java, Python, Go, JavaScript, C++ or similar.
  • Experience communicating technical concepts to audiences.
  • Enjoy working independently in an virtual corporation. Yes, We have no offices anywhere in the world (MinervaDB employees are home based).
  • Ability to work under tremendous stress occasionally, Our customers are some of the largest internet properties in the planet and sometimes we have unplanned incidents to address / solve.

☛ Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with and managing external partners/customers.
  • Experience automating infrastructure provisioning, DevOps, and/or continuous integration/delivery.
  • Knowledge of containerization and container orchestration technologies such as Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).
  • Familiarity with standard IT security practices such as identity and access management, data protection, encryption, certificate and key management.
  • Comfortable working remotely (MinervaDB employees are home based).

✔ Technical Account Manager (Location – Anywhere / Remote, serving customers during Americas business hours)

☛ Desired skills

  • Expert to measure and scope the projects technically, functionally and commercially.
  • Experience in building web-scale systems using Linux, MySQL, MariaDB and PostgreSQL helps to be more responsive and successful.
  • DBA management skills – Hiring DBAs, Building 24*7 multi-timezone DBA services and project management.
  • Developing custom contracts and proposals for the customers.
  • Pre-sales experience – Technically open and close the DBA consulting and support contracts.
  • Technology management experience in open source platforms helps to advise both internal and external customers.

☛ Professional skills

  • Enjoy working independently in an virtual corporation. Yes, We have no offices anywhere in the world (MinervaDB employees are home based).
  • Managing teams worldwide , We have consultants working from multiple locations worldwide so this job demand extended working hours.
  • Ability to work under tremendous stress occasionally, Our customers are some of the largest internet properties in the planet and sometimes we have unplanned incidents to address / solve.
  • Customer focussed and good communication skills (speaking and writing) in English.

✔ Social Media Marketing / Branding Experts  (Location – Anywhere / Remote)

☛ Desired skills

  • Expert in handling branding and communication on multiple social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube etc.) .
  • SEO of our digital media properties and community development.
  • Managing our digital meet up initiatives,  webinar and YouTube channels.
  • Customer centricity and marketing communication / branding.
  • Build, operate and own digital media marketing inventory for MinervaDB.
  • Creative writing and presentation skills – Writing case studies, customer stories and blogs

☛ Professional skills

  • Enjoy working independently in an virtual corporation. Yes, We have no offices anywhere in the world (MinervaDB employees are home based).
  • Managing teams worldwide , We have consultants working from multiple locations worldwide so this job demand extended working hours.
  • Ability to work under tremendous stress occasionally – We are growing fast, Digital media marketing / communication is the lifeline of our business
  • Customer focussed and good communication skills (speaking and writing) in English.

 

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