Angi is hiring a

MySQL & MSSQL Database Administrator

Houston, United States

Angi® is transforming the home services industry, creating an environment for homeowners, service professionals and employees to feel right at “home.” For most home maintenance needs, our platform makes it easier than ever to find a qualified service professional for indoor and outdoor jobs, home renovations (or anything in between!). We are on a mission to become the home for everything home by helping small businesses thrive and providing solutions to financing and booking home jobs with just a few clicks.  

Over the last 25 years we have opened our doors to a network of over 200K service professionals and helped over 150 million homeowners love where they live. We believe home is the most important place on earth and are embarking on a journey to redefine how people care for their homes. Angi is an amazing place to build your dream career, join us—we cannot wait to welcome you home!

About the team:

As a Database Administrator, you’ll join a highly skilled team of Site Reliability, Security, Data Administration, and Production Engineering disciplines using AWS services. Database Administrators are responsible for keeping database systems that support all end-users and other production systems running smoothly 24/7. Database Administrators apply a mix of data engineering, administration, and software development disciplines to automate a range of database management work including provisioning data stores, managing uptime, data integrity, data refresh, disaster recovery, self-healing and alerting, and data reporting. As a Database Administrator, you’ll lead strategic initiatives across the organization and provide hands-on support for all things related to Angi database systems. 

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with the Database and Development teams to ensure database infrastructure standards are followed and architecture patterns are aligned with the requirements
  • Specialize in database management for MySQL and MSSQL in an AWS cloud environment
  • Leverage subject matter and technical expertise to provide leadership, mentoring, and strategic influence across the organization 
  • Lead in designing database architecture, reviewing design, building and troubleshooting database systems, as well as digging deep into the root of an issue and providing solutions
  • Manage multiple projects and tasks including 24/7 on-call participation, prioritization, planning and change management, detailed runbooks, and documentation
  • Provide configuration and maintenance support for production and development environments, automating as much as possible 
  • Assist application developers with query creation, optimization, tuning, and related function 
  • Identify performance trends and opportunities, and deploy proactive corrective measures to minimize downtime 
  • Stay on top of industry and technology trends
  • Work across additional tech stacks as necessary such as Java, Ruby on Rails, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Kafka, S3, and Elasticsearch

Who you are:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of experience working within an AWS cloud infrastructure environment
  • Proficiency using MSSQL and MySQL required, other relevant data stores & orchestration tools highly preferred 
  • Experience designing complex database ecosystems and leading other engineers through implementation 
  • Development experience in any language or shell command language for scripting
  • Database Engineering/Administration or production infrastructure and operations background 
  • Experience working quickly, efficiently, and with keen attention to detail at a fast-paced company where services are available 24/7/365 
  • Possess a strong understanding that automation is king, and proactively push boundaries in areas like self-healing conditions and alerts 
  • Mentoring experience helping to develop engineering talent is a plus
  • Experience leading through transformational architectural changes is a plus

Compensation & Benefits:

  • The salary band for this position ranges from $110,000 - $150,000, commensurate with experience and performance. Compensation may vary based on factors such as cost of living.
  • This position will be eligible for a competitive year end performance bonus & equity package.
  • Full medical, dental, vision package to fit your needs
  • Flexible vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it
  • Pet discount plans & retirement plan with company match (401K)
  • The rare opportunity to work with sharp, motivated teammates solving some of the most unique challenges and changing the world


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