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Database Reliability Engineer (x/f/m)

Doctolib

Doctolib

Berlin, Germany
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

What we do

Join a team of passionate and hardworking entrepreneurs to transform healthcare! Working in the tech team at Doctolib involves building innovative products and features to improve the daily lives of care teams and patients. We work in feature teams in an agile environment, while collaborating with product, design, and business teams.

What you’ll do

We are looking for a Staff Database Reliability Engineer to join our Database Optimization team and play a critical role in preserving the performance of our databases.

The team is responsible for improving and protecting the health of our datastores and empowering the whole tech teams to use our datastores in the most efficient way. You will collaborate everyday with Database Architects, Principal Engineers and Site Reliability Engineers.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Empower feature teams on database best practices.
  • Help break down our main PostgreSQL database (30TB) into smaller, more scalable databases.
  • Keep an eye on query performance and data modeling, and offer recommendations to feature teams on how to optimize it.
  • Set up monitoring and alerting to catch performance issues.
  • Perform maintenance tasks on our managed databases to enhance stability and improve performance.
  • Upskill the developers of your team.

Who you are

If you don’t meet all the requirements below but believe this opportunity matches your expectations and experience, we still encourage you to apply!

  • Have 8+ years of experience as a Database Administrator or Engineer with a focus on reliability and scalability.
  • Have strong problem-solving skills, especially in identifying and rectifying database performance bottleneck.
  • Have excellent communication skills, enabling efficient transmission of knowledge.
  • Have experience in mentoring junior engineers on database performance challenges (queries optimization and best practices).
  • Are eager to leverage your experience and skills to make your team and the whole Tech team grow.
  • Business fluent in English.

An added bonus if you:

  • Have been involved in Architecture choices for high traffic web applications, particularly scalability challenges on large databases.
  • Have experience with cloud-based environments and databases such as AWS Aurora PostgreSQL.
  • Have experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB.
  • Have experience with Change Data Capture ecosystems & technologies such as Kafka and Debezium.

What we offer

  • Employee share plan for every Doctoliber
  • Additional health plan scheme with our partner Allianz
  • Minimum 28 days of paid leave
  • Parental care program (1 month off in addition to the legal parental leave and 0,5 days off per child when the school starts)
  • Wellbeing program (free mental health and coaching offer with our partner moka.care)
  • A flexible workplace policy offering both hybrid and office-based mode
  • Flexibility days allowing to work in EU countries and the UK 10 days per year
  • Reimbursement of public transportation

The interview process

  • Recruiter Interview
  • Hiring Manager Interview
  • Database Reliability Interview
  • Behavioral Interview
  • Reference check
  • Offer!

If you would like to find out more about tech life at Doctolib, feel free to read our latest Medium blog articles!

At Doctolib, we believe in improving access to healthcare for everyone - regardless of where you come from, what you look like. This translates into our recruitment process: Doctolib is an equal opportunity employer. We don't just accept diversity at Doctolib, we respect and celebrate it!

The more diverse ideas are heard, the more our product will truly improve healthcare for all. You are welcome to apply to Doctolib, regardless of your gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, or place of origin. If you have a disability, let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process smoother for you!

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