Senior Cloud Database Administrator


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We're changing the way people connect to social care programs.
Findhelp launched over 10 years ago in Austin, TX and has helped over 7 million people find food, health, housing, and employment programs in seconds at
We're powered by tech, driven to do good, and looking for passionate people to join our team. Our mission is to connect all people in need and the programs that serve them (with dignity and ease).
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The role:  As a Senior Cloud Database Administrator, you will play a key role in maintaining and improving our performance, integrity and security across over a hundred MySQL database instances and BigQuery cloud data warehouse. Your day-to-day activities will include communicating regularly with technical staff to ensure database integrity and security,  planning and development of databases, as well as in troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users. You’ll work closely with the Engineering team to build high-performance databases so that they can deliver high-quality software and business value faster and more productively.

What You'll Do:

  • Taking ownership of complex databases (SQL, NoSQL, Columnar, In-memory types of dbs)
  • Upgrades version of MySQL db (from v5.7 to v8.0) 
  • Advising developers on data storage aspects of building robust, scalable applications
  • Working with data engineers to manage data flows between multiple storage sources
  • Mapping out and documenting data relationships
  • Creating and managing backup, restore, user access policies
  • Enforcing standards, process, and SLAs
  • Leading database change management processes and supporting CI/CD processes from a database perspective
  • Performance tuning of databases and SQL queries
  • Automating processes and creating maintenance plan for multiple database environments
  • Performing proactive database administration
  • Occasional on-call duties

Experience You’ll Bring:

  • 5+ years of MySQL database administration experience
  • Have done database administration in a GCP environment
  • Strong understanding of MySQL database security management
  • Proficiency in writing SQL queries and stored procedures
  • Proficiency in SQL query tuning
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Record of emphasizing cross-functional teamwork
  • Experience in Data Modeling, ETL/ELT workflow management
  • Strong knowledge of operating systems, Shell/Python scripting is a big plus
  • Nice to have: DataStore, BigQuery, Cloud Composer/Airflow, remote work experience

Perks at findhelp:

  • 401k & stock options 
  • Free food and onsite gym
  • Paid parental leave
  • Competitive PTO & 10 paid holidays
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Pet-friendly office with attached dog park 
  • 24/7 access to telemedicine and counseling
We’re building a diverse, inclusive team You’re welcome here. We want to help connect everyone to the help they need. So we want to build a company that represents your community. But talk is cheap. We like action. Here are a few things that show we mean business.●      Employee Resource Groups●      Culture Committee●      Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee

Tags: Airflow BigQuery CI/CD Engineering ETL GCP MySQL NoSQL Python Security SQL

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Equity Health care Parental leave Pet friendly Team events

Region: Remote/Anywhere
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