Senior Database Engineer

We believe it takes great people to make a great product. That’s why our team lives our company values, and we hire based on them too. Since 2010, we’ve been building a visual sales tool now used by over 90,000 scaling companies worldwide who love its simple yet powerful design. Along the way, we’ve raised over $90 million in funding from international investors and received numerous awards as an employer.
We take great care to find exactly the right people for our eight global offices. So, what do you say – are you ready to join us?
What we’re looking for:
An experienced Database Engineer to join our ongoing quest to create the most epic, innovative sales management solution around.
In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the performance, availability, and security of clusters of MySQL instances. You will also be responsible for orchestrating upgrades and provisioning of database instances. You will work closely with our high-paced agile development as well as customer support teams, preparing documentations and specifications as required. You also will be expected to maintain your knowledge and experience level with the ever evolving IT landscape.
If you are curious and want to learn a bit more about our database architecture, you can check out this article.
Who you are:
You are our ideal candidate if you want to work on challenging problems with smart people. You have a keen attention to detail and are exceptionally good at identifying inconsistencies and flaws. You can juggle several balls and not lose track of the little things. You’re looking for a role with substantial opportunities to learn, grow, and take on more (the good news is, we have that stuff in spades!).

We prefer someone with:

  • Solid technical background in a hosted services environment including infrastructure networks, hardware, software and telecommunications
  • Strong proficiency in database management
  • Decent experience with recent versions of MySQL
  • Understanding of MySQL’s underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM
  • Experience with replication configuration in MySQL
  • Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements
  • Ability to plan resource requirements from high level specifications
  • Familiarity with other SQL/NoSQL databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, CouchDB
  • Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases
  • Experience of DevOps culture and continuous deployment environment
  • Automation experience using with Shell scripting, Python and/or Ruby
  • Experience with automated monitoring tools
  • Experience with OpenStack/Amazon AWS is a plus
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with third party service providers
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Excitement and passion for start-ups. We’re cool; we hope you are too.

What we offer:

    • The possibility to work with professionals across many areas of expertise on a product loved by 90,000+ companies worldwide
    • Lots of room for career development
    • Freedom to execute your ideas with a passionate and motivated team supporting you
    • A position in our Tallinn office
Pipedrive is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status.
If this is something for you, send your resume (in English) or a link to your LinkedIn profile and please add why we should pay extra attention to your application.


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