Shipt, the nation's fastest-growing online grocery marketplace, simplifies the grocery shopping experience by providing members with unparalleled convenience and exceptional service. We partner with leading retailers and local stores to deliver groceries to members via a community of friendly shoppers. Launched in 2014, the company currently has offices in Birmingham, AL, and San Francisco, CA.
Are you passionate about database administration, sharing knowledge, growing your skills, and working with great people? The Shipt engineering team is growing, and we are looking for extraordinary engineers who enjoy building as much as we do. So if you are self directed, enjoy autonomy in your work, and you are an excellent participant in a team, come join Shipt.
Own Shipt production data and database systems. Responsible for backup and recovery, encryption, security, durability and persistence.
Communicate effectively and get to the root cause of any issue
Deliver consistent, fast performance from a variety of data stores
Own the management, provisioning, and security for all data stores
Collect and analyze metrics to improve system scalability
Design, improve and document processes
You have a deep love of automation and an aversion for the mundane or routine
You have significant Postgres and Linux experience
You have experience building and administering high performing databases
You have expert level mastery of SQL
You understand ACID properties of databases and when to break them
You have experience with distributed architectures along with a broad range of data technologies - relational databases, key/value stores, messages queues, distributed and eventually consistent storage
You have experience scaling databases horizontally and vertically
You are excited to learn and master new skills
You have a BS in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.