Database Engineer

Bucharest, Romania /
R&D – Information Technology & Security /
Aera Technology is the Cognitive Automation company that makes business agility happen. We deliver the first scalable digital platform that integrates with existing systems to make and execute business decisions in real time. In the era of digital acceleration, Aera helps enterprises around the world transform how they respond to the ever-changing environment.

As a Database Engineer for Aera, your work will influence the success of companies across the world. Members of our Technology team are experts in the field, working to evaluate and improve today’s systems while building tomorrow’s. The Database Engineer position is a highly technical hands-on role which requires you to be a great team member as well as an individual contributor.

The primary responsibilities for this role will be defining and executing our cloud database strategy. You will be responsible for developing database automation, designing complex replication networks interfacing with data pipelines to move data between disparate applications to support our Data Engineering and Data Science teams.


    • Work on a team of highly technical and talented database engineers responsible for maintaining the global database systems for Enterprise Engineering
    • Build, scale, and administer database infrastructure with a focus on the performance, availability, and growth needs of the company
    • Improve and optimize database administration and management with coding and automation
    • Support day-to-day operations and escalations of the database systems
    • Contribute to meeting KPIs and SLAs through management of task queues
    • Support large-scale global disaster recovery exercises while working closely with other infrastructure, production, and business teams at Aera
    • Build an ecosystem supported by full-coverage automation with a bias towards build vs. buy and self-service as a primary objective
    • Troubleshooting, fault isolation and communication across the infrastructure, applications, and business teams
    • Participate in rotational on-call schedule

About You

    • 3+ years experience administering MySQL, Cassandra DB, Oracle, Hana, Hadoop, or other relational/No-SQL database covering designing, deploying, troubleshooting, and performance tuning in a production environment
    • 3+ years of proven track record of building, securing, and automating enterprise-scale infrastructure and systems
    • Aptitude for automation and streamlining common database administration tasks including backup and recovery, monitoring, security, and data-related maintenance 
    • Experience with the use, Data Loss Prevention, Encryption/Tokenization, Database Activity Monitoring technologies
    • Familiarity with modern distributed container cluster management systems (Kubernetes, Docker)
    • 1+ years experience with Cloud service platforms such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.
At Aera, our purpose is to enable a sustainable, efficient, and intelligent world with Cognitive Automation. Our Cognitive Operating System is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done.
If you share our passion for fundamentally transforming how people work — from people working machines, to machines working, guided by people, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune, and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore.  So join us, and let’s build the future of work together!
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