Building Enterprise Leaders

Database Engineer at SalesLoft
Atlanta, GA, US

WHY YOU’LL LOVE SALESLOFT:

Put Customers First. Team Over Self. Focus on Results. Bias Towards Action. Glass Half Full.

These are the values that define who we are, that have empowered our staggering growth, and could be instrumental to your career development

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Indianapolis, and Guadalajara, SalesLoft has over 470 employees and is growing rapidly.  As a testament to our Organizational Health, SalesLoft has been named twice by Deloitte as a ‘Fastest-Growing Technology Company in North America,’ featured by The New York Times as a start-up on a path to a $1B valuation, and has been recognized as a ‘#1 Best Place to Work in Atlanta’ three separate years.  SalesLoft is ranked #1 in the emerging category of Sales Engagement software and is on a mission to equip companies to maximize revenue by creating a fantastic buying experience. 

We’re redefining an age-old industry! This is challenging work – but our team of brilliant creatives makes the journey thrilling.  We’re fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative. We pursue excellence in everything and have a lot of fun along the way. Come join us!

What You’ll Do:

Although we’re proud of our history, we’re just as excited about the future! We want to create a world-class culture that attracts, develops, engages and retains the nation’s elite talent. To do this, we’re looking to add a Database Engineer to our Technical Operations team. Your priority is to help evolve our backend data sources to scale to 1M users. Using your technical expertise, you will focus on maintaining, growing, and improving SalesLoft’s database infrastructure and instrumentation. We are mostly a Postgres shop, but we’re more interested in fundamentals than experience with a particular tool.

Responsibilities

  • Support SalesLoft’s datastore infrastructure, comprised of multi-node Citus DB clusters, traditional PostgreSQL and Redis
  • Explore new database technologies and present recommendations
  • Design and consult with product development on logical and physical database schemas
  • Work with other operations and development teams to implement technologies to support our current and future products
  • Ensure we have the proper monitoring and alerting in place
  • Be a go-to person for any Database related questions
  • Participate in production on-call rotation for Database related issues

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a database administrator or engineer
  • Experience working in a Linux-based environment
  • Extensive experience administering and growing database infrastructure
  • In-depth knowledge of Relational Database architecture
  • Strong attention to detail and care about quality and testing
  • Self-driven, autonomous and can contribute to the strategy and roadmap of the team
  • The desire to support and mentor engineers across the company in database best practices

Bonus points if you have:

  • In-depth knowledge of Postgres
  • Familiarity with Data Warehouse solutions & concepts
  • Experience working with cloud providers such as AWS or GCP
  • Experience running databases on Kubernetes
  • Experience working in a Citus database

Here's why we think you should come work with us:

  • You will become part of an amazing culture with a supportive CEO and smart teammates who actually care.
  • You will work with an amazing team you can learn from and teach.
  • You will experience joining a high-growth/high-traction organization.
  • You will hear “Yes, let’s do that!” and then have the opportunity to successfully execute on your ideas.
  • We have a vibrant, open office that utilizes modern technology.
  • You will grow more here than you would anywhere else. That is a promise.