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Staff Database Engineer

| Kirkland

Description

 

We are looking for an experienced MariaDB/MySQL database engineer with a proven track record of troubleshooting the issues, bugs and performance of complex systems.  Working with key members of our Cloud Development, Service Operations teams and Support, you will focus on the design, build, and run aspects of MariaDB database. The ideal candidate for this position is a software engineer with a strong background in database technologies, performance analysis, and have in-depth knowledge of MySQL/MariaDB features and configurations.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of MySQL/MariaDB database management and performance tuning  
  • Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL/MariaDB
  • Understanding of MySQL's underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM
  • Proven experience with concurrency, multithreading, and distributed system architectures
  • Experience with developing test cases and prioritize testing activities
  • Unix skills: including development, navigation, file manipulation, permissions, searching/finding files and text contents, and administrative actions
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with an aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Developing and deploying mission critical software
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent technical discipline, or similar work experience.
  • Eagerness to learn everything about the ServiceNow Platform 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Desired skills: 

  • Scripting: basic shell scripting, Python, Javascript
  • Solid understanding and experience with databases mainly Mysql or MariaDB. Oracle DBA experience is a plus
  • Solid understanding of schemas, table spaces, indexing, and database performance optimization
  • Familiarity or knowledge of CentOS/RedHat operating system (admin/root level)
  • Demonstrated experience leading individual projects, including scheduling and reporting 

 

 

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at (408) 501-8550, or [email protected] for assistance.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • HBaseDatabases
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

We’re uniquely located on the edge of Lake Washington at Carillon Point in Kirkland. Minutes away from downtown Seattle, Bellevue, and Redmond.

An Insider's view of ServiceNow

What’s the vibe like in the office?

You make decisions every day that help people. My work makes a big difference, and that’s satisfying.

Medha

Senior application developer

What projects are you most excited about?

I wanted to work at a growing company. We're focused, customer-centric, and you can't beat the platform.

Olum

Project manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

Our purpose is empowering. The company's putting a lot into the culture, the employees - they're investing in us.

Marina

Creative director

What is your vision for the company?

Amazing products that create great employee and customer experiences and make work, work better, is our passion.

CJ

Chief product officer

What is your vision for the company?

Taking a long-range view, we've got the spirit of a start-up and the resources to deliver with high quality.

Preetam

Software engineer

What are ServiceNow Perks + Benefits

ServiceNow Benefits Overview

At ServiceNow, we believe that a life well-worked is critical to a life well-lived. And we believe in the power of the individual to achieve amazing things.

Our employees are united in the desire to be part of a company that has a long-lasting, positive, global impact. They get their voices heard and have the satisfaction of seeing their hard work brought to life.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Purchase company stock at a 15% discount semi-annually
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
On-site!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Pre-tax contribution plan for commuter expenses.
Company Outings
Site social activities periodically
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Lunch provided every Friday!
Happy Hours
Steps away from awesome restaurants and bars.
Parking
Free parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LinkedIn Learning access, numerous internal training programs, conference attendance options.
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $5,250 reimbursed annually for qualified expenses
Diversity Program
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