Site Reliability Engineer – Database

This Site Reliability Engineer will support the data infrastructure that powers Fastly. In addition to optimizing queries, ensuring data consistency and availability, this position will work closely with application teams to design, plan, test, and implement solutions across the Fastly stack. You can be a critical part of supporting the data that makes the internet faster.

What We’re Looking For

  • Expert with MySQL and other relational data management platforms
  • Experience with scalable data pipelines and event systems
  • Experience with key-value, Elastic Search, and other NoSQL datastores
  • Experience working in distributed and highly-available environments
  • Ability to work with moderate supervision
  • Analytical thinker with strong attention to detail
  • Periodic travel for engineering meetups (<10%)
  • Willingness to experiment and improve systems through iteration

What You’ll Do

  • Design, document, and evangelize data standards
  • Troubleshoot datastore issues from hardware to accessibility on the network
  • Provision and manage datastores with configuration management
  • Build database schemas, tables, procedures and permissions
  • Develop database utilities and automated reporting
  • Ensure the reliability and availability of critical datastores and pipelines
  • Implement Data Governance and Compliance policy at scale


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