Senior Database Administrator


Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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xMatters, an Everbridge company, is a service reliability platform that helps DevOps, SREs, and operations teams rapidly deliver products at scale by automating workflows and ensuring infrastructure and applications are always working. Our code-free workflow builder, adaptive approach to incident management, and real-time performance analytics all support a single goal: deliver customer happiness. Over 2.7 million users trust xMatters daily at successful startups and global giants, including 3M, Accenture, Athena Health, Box, Credit Suisse, HSBC, NVIDIA, PepsiCo, Tesco, ViaSat, and Vodafone. As a Database Administrator you will be responsible for defining and following best practices when it comes to managing database infrastructure to ensure production systems continue to run optimally 24/7/365. This role is a mixture of database administration and operations engineering. You can expect a balance of tuning and maintaining database systems as well as supporting Infrastructure-as-Code pipelines for various services of the Operations team. We operate our systems through the use of mature automation and robust engineering practices.

What you'll do:

  • Maintain the performance of database servers and identify regressions.
  • Query analysis and tuning.
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security.
  • Monitor, forecast, and create capacity plans.
  • Ensure backup and recovery systems are functional, tested and monitored.
  • Maintain and develop solutions to support CI/CD at scale.
  • Utilize automation for repeatable tasks.
  • Educate and support engineers on best practices.
  • Participate in a rotating 24x7 on-call group.

What you'll bring:

  • Desired languages: Python, Bash, Groovy, SQL
  • Wide knowledge of database and DevOps best practices.
  • Strong teamwork skills, across Operations and Engineering, including working with Senior Management.
  • Technical experience with:
  • PostgreSQL
  • Patroni HA solution
  • Google Cloud Platform / AWS
  • Jenkins
  • Containerization
  • Git
  • Ansible

Bonus for experience with:

  • HashiCorp products: Terraform, Packer, Consul, Vault
  • Kubernetes, Helm (or any other templating suite)
  • Traditional Operations services, SMTP, DNS, Load Balancing, Networking, etc.
Bridger Culture: 
At Everbridge, we have a mission that matters – to keep people safe and businesses running during critical events. Our “Bridgers” join Everbridge to make a positive impact on the world through their work. The core of our company culture is built around making a difference. Our people are dedicated to solving problems during difficult times and challenging situations as our software was built to save lives. We are a rapidly growing organization transforming the field of critical event management and need passionate, committed and determined individuals to help us carry out our mission. Our environment is dynamic, and our culture is constantly evolving and expanding in order to provide the best employee experience. Click here to learn more about what we do. Passionate about our mission? Want to #BeTheBridge? Apply to be a part of our team today! Everbridge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Job perks/benefits: Team events
Job region(s): North America
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