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Senior Database Administrator



Software Engineering, IT
United States
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023

At MNTN, we’ve built a culture based on quality, trust, ambition, and accountability – but most importantly, we really enjoy working here. We pride ourselves on our self-service platform and are constantly seeking to improve the user experience for our customers and scale for efficiency. Our startup spirit powers our growth mindset and supports our teammates as they build the future of ConnectedTV. We’re looking for people who naturally want to do more, own more, and make an impact in their careers – and we’re seeking someone to be part of our next stage of growth.

About the Job:
As a DBA, you’ll be responsible for our databases and data warehouses that store the billions of data points we ingest and create. Our applications handle traffic in the hundreds-to-thousands of QPS, and our databases need to keep up with the heavy read-write demands for that data.
You will:
  • Planning and performing database upgrades and migrations
  • Handling DB object creation
  • Managing replication across various databases
  • Maintaining the overall health of the databases through routine maintenance and system monitoring
  • Setting up and maintaining redundancy and high availability
  • Optimizing database and query performance
You have:
  • 5+ years working with relational databases
  • 2+ years working with AWS RDS instances
  • Experience in PostgreSQL
  • Very nice to have experience in Greenplum databases
  • Experience on analyzing query plans, tuning stored procedures, troubleshooting locks, and long running queries.
  • Expert level proficiency in SQL and PL/SQL
  • Architectural experience with modeling and designing of schemas and ETL workflows
  • Ability to build, configure, and tune databases/data warehouses
  • Experience with replication, redundancy, and maintenance strategies and tools
  • Comfortable in a Linux/UNIX environment
  • Effective communication with non-technical members of the team
  • Experience working within agile software engineering methodologies using tools such as GitHub and JIRA is preferred.

MNTN Perks

  • 100% remote
  • Open-ended vacation policy with an annual vacation allowance
  • Three-day weekend every month of the year
  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% healthcare coverage
  • 401k plan
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for dependent, medical, and dental care
  • Access to coaching, therapy, and professional development
About MNTN:

MNTN provides advertising software for brands to reach their audience across Connected TV, web, and mobile. MNTN Performance TV has redefined what it means to advertise on television, transforming Connected TV into a direct-response, performance marketing channel. Our web retargeting has been leveraged by thousands of top brands for over a decade, driving billions of dollars in revenue.

Our solutions give advertisers total transparency and complete control over their campaigns – all with the fastest go-live in the industry. As a result, thousands of top brands have partnered with MNTN, including, Petsmart, Build with Ferguson Master, Simplisafe, Yieldstreet and National University.

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