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Database Engineer, Performance Engineering



Prague, Czechia
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Joining Collibra’s Performance Engineering team

We are seeking an experienced and skilled Database Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the optimal performance, scalability, and reliability of our database systems. This role involves collaborating with cross-functional teams, providing technical leadership, and implementing best practices to enhance the overall efficiency of our database infrastructure.

Senior Database Engineers at Collibra are responsible for

  • Performance Optimization: Analyze and optimize database performance through monitoring, tuning, and query optimization to ensure optimal response times and efficient resource utilization. Collaborate with our engineering teams to brainstorm, assist with resolution.
  • Right Sizing: Conduct capacity planning and forecasting to anticipate future database requirements and ensure scalability. Automate a way to do that sizing with scalability.
  • Troubleshooting and Problem Resolution: Diagnose and resolve complex database issues, including performance bottlenecks, scalability problems, and data inconsistencies.Analyze observability data to identify patterns, trends, and potential performance bottlenecks.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with developers, system administrators, and other stakeholders to understand application requirements and provide guidance on database-related concerns.
  • Automation: Implement automation for repetitive tasks, and performance monitoring to streamline processes and enhance efficiency. Develop and maintain automated solutions for continuous workload analysis at scale, allowing for proactive identification of potential issues.
  • Best practices & documentation: Best practices for developing the overall database architecture, database configurations, processes, and troubleshooting procedures..

You have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent related working experience is required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Database Performance Engineer or similar role with at least 3-5 years of hands-on experience.
  • Expertise in database management systems in PostgreSQL or other DBMS and proficiency in SQL. TimeSeries database experience is beneficial.
  • Professional experience in Cloud hosting platforms like AWS and GCP, with a preference for those with managed database experience.
  • Knowledge of database architecture, replication, and optimization techniques.

You are

  • Possessing strong analytical and problem-solving skills, capable of troubleshooting complex database issues effectively.
  • Familiar with performance monitoring and tuning tools, demonstrating a keen understanding of optimizing database performance.
  • A team player with excellent communication and collaboration skills, capable of working closely with developers, system administrators, and various stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Measures of success

Within your first month, you will...

  • Familiarize yourself with the existing database infrastructure, understanding its components and intricacies.
  • Engage with the cross-functional teams and gain insights into ongoing projects and database-related challenges.
  • Initiate communication and collaboration with developers, system administrators, and stakeholders to establish effective working relationships.

Within your third month, you will…

  • Have actively contributed to ongoing performance optimization efforts, implementing monitoring, tuning, and query optimization strategies.
  • Participate in capacity planning and forecasting exercises, contributing to the scalability of the database systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing automation tools to streamline repetitive tasks and enhance overall efficiency.

Within your sixth month, you will…

  • Heavily contribute to database configurations, implementing best practices and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Have actively collaborated on the development and maintenance of automated solutions for workload analysis at scale.

These milestones will not only showcase your integration into the team but also highlight your substantial contributions to the optimization and efficiency enhancement of our database infrastructure.

Benefits at Collibra

Collibra recognizes and values that everyone has different needs, interests, and life goals. We built our {Be}well benefits program with flexibility in mind to support you and your loved ones through a diverse range of circumstances and life events. These flexible offerings sit on a foundation of competitive compensation, health coverage, and time off.

Professional Development

Collibrians are ambitious and inventive, and we want to develop our skills individually and as a team. You’ll have access to LinkedIn Learning and other development opportunities, as well as other rewards and recognition programs to help grow your career.

Health Coverage

We strive to remain locally competitive and globally equitable. This means comprehensive offerings including medical, dental, vision, and mental health benefits for you and your family.

Paid Time Off and Flexibility

We offer global leave policies for a variety of personal and family circumstances, company-wide wellness days off throughout the year, meeting-free Wednesdays, and a flexible culture to help balance your work and your life.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We create inclusion and belonging through how we onboard, meet, connect, engage, and communicate. Learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion at Collibra.

Learn more about Collibra’s benefits.

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. If you have a need that requires accommodation, let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.