Database Administrator

Indianapolis, IN

Full Time USD 130K - 170K

Angi® is transforming the home services industry, creating an environment for homeowners, service professions and employees to feel right at “home.” For any home maintenance need, 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 250K+ 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 role

As a Database Administrator, you’ll join a highly skilled team of database administrators of on-prem and cloud data platforms. DBAs are responsible for keeping data systems that support all end-user Angi services and other production systems running smoothly 24/7. Data Engineers apply a mix of data engineering, administration, and software development disciplines to automate a range of data management work including provisioning data stores, managing uptime, data integrity, disaster recovery, self-healing and alerting, and data reporting. As an Angi Database Administrator, you’ll lead strategic initiatives across the organization, mentor other engineers, and provide hands-on support for all things related to Angi data systems.

This position will report to the Senior Manager of the Platform Data Store team, and has the opportunity to work from any of our US offices in Denver, New York and Indianapolis or work remotely. We’re looking for someone to join us immediately.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with the database and development teams to ensure data infrastructure standards are followed and architecture patterns are aligned with the requirements
  • Leverage subject matter and technical expertise to provide leadership, mentoring, and strategic influence across the organization
  • Lead in designing data architecture, holding design reviews, building and troubleshooting data systems, as well as digging deep into the root of an issue and providing solutions
  • Manage multiple projects and tasks including 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
  • Design and implement self-service tools enabling application teams to quickly deploy their own data stores and schemas with appropriate guardrails in place to ensure data reliability
  • 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 our tech stack of Java, Ruby on Rails, Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, AWS, Kafka, S3, and Elasticsearch

Who you are:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience; MS in Computer Science is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience working within a Cloud infrastructure environment
  • Experience designing complex data ecosystems and leading other engineers through implementation
  • Mentoring experience helping to develop engineering talent
  • Experience leading through transformational architectural changes
  • Development experience in any language or shell command language for scripting
  • Data 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
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores like Oracle, MSSQL, Maria DB, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Experience with apps like Chef/Puppet/Ansible.

Experience using the following tools is desirable:

  • AWS RDS, EC2 and orchestration tools
  • Linux experience related to large databases
  • Netapp
  • Snowflake

Compensation & Benefits: 

  • The salary band for this position ranges from $130,000-$170,000, 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 


Job region(s): North America
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