Senior Database and Systems Engineer
Crowdskout is looking for a Senior Database and Systems Engineer that will be a critical leader in our databases and data-oriented software and infrastructure. Crowdskout's product has most recently been centered in the CRM space, but we are looking to change that. Crowdskout processes millions of data points a day through multiple data pipelines to feed into a centralized core of databases and is preparing for 10x growth in data handled as well as speed of data throughout requirements. We are looking for an individual who can architect and build the software, research and implement the base systems, and help chart our course forward as we continue to scale and solve large and interesting challenges.If you are highly motivated, super passionate about democracy, and want to join a close-knit team that is looking to build great things together, Crowdskout may be for you. This is a full-time position and can be located in Washington, DC; Austin, TX; New York, NY; Sacramento, CA; Chicago, IL; Pittsburgh, PA; or Salt Lake City, Utah.Responsibilities Design and implement software that works with datasets that do not fit in memory Understand business requirements to best design and implement our data model Solve problems such as how to deduplicate records across hundreds of millions of results Monitor and maintain running systems Architect new solutions to solve scaling challenges Research and test open source data solutions Requirements Expert in a server-side scripting language such as PHP, Python, Ruby, etc. Deep background of working with relational, document, or analytical databases Experience working with large datasets Understanding of Linux and a background of working on servers Experience working in a high-availability production environment Background of building ETL tools for moving large volumes Understanding of data security best practices Extras Strong background in PHP Systems administration or DevOps experience Knowledge of MySQL, MongoDB, and Elasticsearch Experience with AWS solutions Experience in developing in Apache Kafka, Spark, Storm, or other big data pipeline solutions BenefitsCrowdskout is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity across all spectrums in its hiring, without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor. With that being said, we wouldn't be able to accommodate candidates in need of work sponsorship at this time since we are a small company. If you find this role interesting and you hit on the elements above, please apply!