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Chewy Senior Database Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Database Engineer who will join our cross-platform Database Services team in Boston, MA. You will support multiple mission-critical and highly-transactional Postgres and SQL Server databases, collaborate with the business users, and help developers with performance tuning. We are expecting you to have experience working as both, Infrastructure and Developer DBA, be proficient in automation, and willing to learn and work in highly energetic environment.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work as the member of cross-platform Database Services team

  • Be responsible for meeting various SLAs for multiple Postgres and SQL Server databases in the company

  • Troubleshoot and address various issues in the systems

  • Architect and implement HA/DR/Backup/Maintenance strategies

  • Participate in performance tuning and help with database development of performance-critical code

  • Collaborate with development teams in the organization

  • Learn other database platforms and technologies

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math or related fields

  • 5+ years of experience working with Postgres and/or SQL Server as Infrastructure and Developer DBA

  • In depth knowledge of relational databases, and Postgres and/or SQL Server in particular. If you don’t have experience working with both platforms, we will ask you to learn it and help you in your journey

  • Experience working with the databases in the public cloud, specifically AWS

  • Experience automating routine DBA tasks, CI/CD Pipeline

  • Experience implementing HA/DR/Maintenance/Backup strategies in complex systems

  • Ability to perform system monitoring and address various issues in the system

  • Ability to do performance tuning and database development

  • Position may require travel

Bonus

  • Software development experience and knowledge of modern software development processes is a plus

  • Knowledge of other Relational and Analytical database platforms such as Oracle, Vertica, Snowflake

  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases

  • Proficient in scripting using Terraform, Ansible, PowerShell, etc.

  • Experience in Agile development methodology \u0026amp;amp; Agile development tools

  • E-commerce, Retail, Supply Chain functional knowledge

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require a religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact HR@Chewy.com.

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Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members. \u0026amp;nbsp; If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require a religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Chewy, please contact\u0026amp;nbsp;HR@Chewy.com. \u0026amp;nbsp; To access Chewy’s Privacy Policy, which contains information regarding information collected from job applicants and how we use it, please click here:\u0026amp;nbsp;https://www.chewy.com/app/content/privacy).

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