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Senior DevOps Engineer/Database Automation

00012033 Requisition #

We're always looking for talented and creative people to join our team. Ebates offers a casual but fast paced environment where creativity and effective teamwork and collaboration are rewarded. We are passionate about changing the way people shop online and providing the best possible customer experience - not to mention cash back on every purchase, with no strings attached. In 2017, members spent over $10 billion on Ebates' websites and since the inception of the company, have earned nearly $1 billion in cash back. During the peak days of 2017, over 5% of U.S. online shopping went through Ebates!


Ebates is a profitable, high growth e-commerce company based in San Francisco. We are part of the Rakuten family of companies. Rakuten is a very progressive company providing Ebates with substantial capital, access to great technology, and access to international markets. We're always interested in meeting talented individuals interested in helping us change the way the world shops, so if you're passionate about helping save people money and improving the shopping experience apply below!

This job position is a critical engineering role in the Technology Operations organization to build and operate our web stack infrastructure on cloud platforms and automate service deployments. In this job, you will run what you build. The job will include developing tools and strategies for automated infrastructure provisioning, configuration, automate deployments, testing and monitoring to support engineering and product organization requirements.


Scope of Responsibilities:

• Automate database provisioning using Terraform on AWS platform.

• Configure and maintain lifecycle of provisioned infrastructure using cloud native tool set. (RDS, Snapshots, Lambda, S3, Multi-AZ, Multi-VPC, Multi-Region etc.,)

• Work with Engineering and QA teams to automate database refreshes to help with their software release and testing schedules.

• Ownership for performance tuning, monitoring and alert configurations for RDS databases in AWS. (Cloudwatch, Prometheus, Grafana)

• Write Jenkins jobs to automate deployments that include databases as part of pipeline.

• Passionate about automation and infrastructure as code principles.

• Propagate changes to environment rapidly per findings from Security Engineering/Operations team.

• Available for 24x7 on-call rotation schedule.


Required Experience & Skills:

• 5+ years of experience in Database, Linux & Webstack administration for an E-Commerce company

• 5+ years of experience in Postgres, MySQL administration is mandatory.

• 2+ years of running highly available Postgres & MySQL databases in AWS environment.

• 2+ years of automating database refreshes across multiple VPC’s in AWS / RDS environments.

• Mastered scripting skills in one of Python/Bash to solve production database problems.

• Production system integration, log collection and analysis, builds and performance monitoring/tuning.

• AWS Certification is a plus.
• Mongo and Cassandra NoSQL experience is a plus.

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