Senior Database Engineer

San Francisco, CA
Engineering
Full Time

Gametime was named "the fastest growing ticket company ever" and connects communities through a frictionless mobile experience putting the best tickets to live events right in your hand.

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We're backed by $33M from Accel, Google Ventures, Evolution Media and owners of the SF Giants, Kings, and 76ers.

Position:

If you’re passionate about big data and data-driven engineering, curious about any problem where data can be applied, and love scaling large data sets, we’d love to hear from you! Join us and have a crucial impact on important business decisions. Help us optimize our feeds and pricing so that Gametimers have the best experience anywhere and we generate more togetherness for our world.

Responsibilities

    • Continually improve the performance, operability, scalability and availability of our large scale distributed database systems handling hundreds of terabytes of data
    • Design, build and operate on our big data technologies stack: Kinesis, Redshift, Mongo/MemSQL/VoltDB
    • Implement reporting & dashboard systems as well as systems for ad-hoc analysis of Gametime’s performance metrics
    • Implement data-intensive stream processing apps hooking back into user facing features
    • Plan and participate in software development from inception to completion
    • Participate in our rotational 24X7 on-call

About You

    • Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science, Computer Science, or similar areas or equivalent work experience
    • Expert knowledge with MySQL/PostGres, Redis, Redshift, VoltDB or MemSQL, and able to build and optimize complex SQL queries efficiently
    • Strong knowledge of algorithms, data structures, and code design
    • Expert knowledge in either Ruby, Python, Go, Java or Scala
    • Prior experience working closely with team members to implement database designs and generate regular reports
    • Excellent problem solver and communicator
    • Demonstrated expertise in managing database systems at scale
    • Knowledge of MongoDB a plus

There’s free catered lunch Monday through Thursday, with Friday lunch outside the office reimbursed by the company & you’ll receive monthly credits you can use to purchase tickets to the hottest events.  
 
We're fast, well-funded and growing quickly. It's an exciting time to join the Gametime.

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