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Database Engineering, Principal

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Products and Technology

Job Details

Salesforce Industries is building a cloud operations team to run its applications in AWS. To run our application stack, we are looking to add a Database expert to the team. If you enjoy architecting, optimizing, and running highly performant databases this role is for you.


  • Define database physical and logical structure, functional capabilities, security, back-up, and recovery specifications
  • Define and implement database schema and configurations working with our development teams
  • Maintain database performance by identifying and resolving application problems, tuning of DB queries, implementation of stored procedures, conducting performance tests, troubleshooting and integrating new elements
  • Working with development team design and implement reporting capabilities
  • Provides database support by coding utilities, responding to user questions, and resolving problems
  • Be on call for DB related issues


  • 10+ years hands on Postgres experience
  • Experience working with DB services provided by public cloud (e.g. RDS, DynamoDB)
  • Proven work experience as a Technical Database Architect or similar role
  • Experience in large scale database migrations
  • In-depth understanding of database structure principles
  • Experience gathering and analyzing application requirements
  • Strong experience with performance optimization and tuning with database applications
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, able to communicate concepts to both technical and nontechnical audience
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams while thriving in a fast-paced growing company
  • A critical thinker, with strong problem-solving skills

Desired Certifications / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science or related technology field. Master's Degree is preferred
  • AWS Certifications

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