Database Devops Engineer

Tenable · May 1st 2018

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Your Role:

As a senior database reliability engineer at Tenable, you will own a suite of data persistence systems, including ElasticSearch, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, and cloud services such as Amazon RDS. You are passionate about resilient systems and are pragmatic about database engineering. You’ll support these system in a 24x7x365 on-call rotation shared with other DREs and site reliability engineers. Over time, you’ll find ways to automate mundane tasks and focus on building the future.

Your Opportunity:

  • Embrace and champion best practices for databases safety and performance.

  • Automate every aspect of datastore management that can be automated.

  • Define and meet service level objectives for services in your care.

  • Plan and execute system upgrades with little to no downtime.

  • Collaborate with a wide variety of talented engineers to help them build reliable and scalable services.

  • Research and deploy best-in-class database technology as Tenable’s needs change.

What You’ll Need:

  • 5+ years experience managing production databases.

  • The ability to orchestrate and automate complex administrative tasks.

  • Deep expertise in one or more of ElasticSearch, Cassandra, Kafka, or PostgreSQL.

  • Strong data modeling and data structure design skills.

  • Familiarity and comfort with distributed systems.

  • Experience administering databases running in the cloud.

  • Superior written communication skills.

  • Passion for stable and secure systems management practices.

And Ideally:

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues whether they’re on the server or the client.

  • Can read a wide variety of programming languages and comfort with submitting pull requests.

  • Extensive experience with load testing and tuning databases.

We’re committed to promoting Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) at Tenable - through all equal employment opportunity laws and regulations at the international, federal, state and local levels.

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