We're looking for passionate engineers who will join us in reinventing how databases are deployed, used, and protected.
The Department of Data is a team that provides performant data services in a highly dynamic environment. We manage one of the largest collections of databases in the world, and you could have an impact on the developers' experiences by designing and implementing simple, intuitive workflows for running databases and interacting with their data.
In this role you will work directly with the team behind Heroku Postgres on automating operations behind our database-as-a-service platforms. You will write tools to reliably operate thousands of servers including automated backups, disaster recovery, high availability, orchestration, monitoring systems, configuration management, security and much more. If you have passion for data storage and management, intuition for code maintainability, and care about making customers succeed, get in touch.
The stack for day-to-day operations includes Ruby with Sequel and Sinatra, Python and some bash. This role requires interfacing with AWS services (EC2, S3, VPC and so on), writing and maintaining scalable system administration and monitoring, and working with Postgres infrastructure at scale. Beyond that, you should be excited to learn any of these skills:
Go, Python and Bash
Other databases (Redis, Cassandra, Kafka)
Unix tools and services
LXC containerization, Docker
In addition to seeing your resume, we'd like to get to know you. In your resume please consider including:
An example of source code you've worked on, or a link to your Github account
Two or three code snippets that you think represent your coding style
A brief description of your skills, interests, and work style
A link to your blog and/or other personal/hobby apps you've built
Heroku is a fast-growing business unit of Salesforce.com. Our work environment is collaborative, flexible and fun. We’re focused on technical and operational excellence and customer success.
Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas—a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes World’s Most Innovative Company five years in a row and one of Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.
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