Job Summary

Job Type


Years of Experience
4-6 years

Tech Stacks

Job Description

Your mission as Database Reliability Engineer is to ensure our business' complex data requirements are met and it can easily access its data in a fast, reliable, and secure manner.


  • Identify changes for the product architecture from the reliability and security perspective with a data-driven approach
  • Build automation to address database problems like failovers, backups, restores, schema changes, and performance tuning
  • Proactively work on the efficiency and capacity planning to set clear requirements and reduce the database resource usage
  • Continuously improve database observability, debuggability, introspection, and instrumentation
  • Guide fellow engineers across Xendit so they can be their own database administrators

You may be a good fit if
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be taken into consideration in lieu of a degree
  • 4 - 6 years of relevant IT experience, with a minimum of 3-year experience focusing on database engineering
  • Have at least 2 years of experience running PostgreSQL and MongoDB in large production environments
  • Have solid knowledge of SQL, PL/pgSQL, and NoSQL, able to review query statements and guide developers with best practices on how to interact with the database, for a high-scale web environment
  • You can write proper code in at least one scripting language, such as Javascript, Python, or Bash
  • You have experience using Ansible, Terraform or other automation tools
  • You thrive on the autonomy and have proven you can push towards a goal by yourself
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Bonus point if you have experience working in high growth startup or highly regulated company which require compliance from PCI DSS or HIPAA

What We Care About

  • Solve for the customer first: You build what customers want. You think about what is right for customers, not what is easiest for you
  • Demonstrate mastery of honey badgery: You make ambitious goals. Then execute…no matter what stands in the way. When knocked down, you get up
  • Take on challenges willingly and can be trusted to execute: You can be trusted to get things done right the first time quickly. You hit your deadlines
  • You're like us: You smile a lot, think work is fun and don't take yourself too seriously. You measure yourself against the best and believe feedback is the breakfast of champions. You follow the golden rule.
  • You're remarkable: People naturally talk about how awesome you are. If we can't find someone who raves about you then it's unlikely we will too.


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