Staff Database Engineer

Galileo Financial Technologies

Galileo Financial Technologies

Other Engineering
sandy, ut, usa
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

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Who we are:

Welcoming, collaborative and having the opportunity to make an impact - is how our employees describe working here. Galileo is a financial technology company that provides innovative and revolutionary software products and services that power some of the world's largest Fintechs. We are the only payments innovator that applies tech and engineering capabilities to empower Fintechs and financial institutions to unleash their full creativity to achieve their most inspired goals. Galileo leads its industry with superior fraud detection, security, decision-making analytics and regulatory compliance functionality combined with customized, responsive and flexible programs to accelerate the success of all payments companies and solve tomorrow's payments challenges today. We hire energetic and creative employees while providing them the opportunity to excel in their careers and make a difference for our clients. Learn more about us and why we work here at https://www.galileo-ft.com/working-at-galileo.

The role:

The Data Services team is committed to providing a highly available, reliable, secure, and operationally efficient data infrastructure to serve the performance and capacity requirements of the SoFi’s Tech Platform. We are responsible for handling data in the order of Petabytes with the redundancy and retention requirements agreed with our customers.

What you’ll do:

  • Be a technical lead in developing guidelines for managing, upgrading, and deep-dive analysis for operational issues in a highly performing financial service tech platform.
  • Work closely with a team of operations & engineers to ensure the platform is durable and scalable.
  • Work on building tools and processes to enable application teams to ship features that rely on data faster.
  • Provide data storage and access guidelines and best practices in data-intensive application development.
  • Analyze SQL performance and provide recommendations to improve and stabilize performance.
  • Write, test, and deploy efficient, scalable monitoring scripts.
  • Communicate ongoing project health with key stakeholders and business leadership.
  • Provide rotating on-call support.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in managing highly available RDBMS environments with partitioning and clustering technology (e.g. Postgresql, Oracle).
  • Proficiency in SQL.
  • Proficiency in automating using an object-oriented language (e.g. Python, Java, Go, PowerShell, or equivalent).
  • Hands-on experience with operating RDBMS environments in AWS.
  • Hands-on experience with Schema as Code capabilities and tooling.
  • Hands-on with experience observability tools (e.g., DataDog, Splunk, Cloudwatch).
  • Hands-on with experience version control systems (e.g., Git, SVN).
  • Hands-on with experience CI/CD tools (e.g., GitLab CI, Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI).
  • Hands-on with experience configuration management tools (e.g., Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef).
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

Nice to have:

  • Certifications such as AWS Certification on RDS, Postgresql Professional Certification.
  • Experience with microservices architecture.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies.
  • Hands-on experience with additional cloud platforms (e.g., Azure, GCP).

Important: This position is open to work remotely from anywhere across the US.

Compensation and Benefits
The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate’s experience, skills, and location.
This role may also be eligible for a bonus and/or long term incentives. Your recruiter will provide more information to you. All roles are eligible for competitive benefits. More information about our employee benefits can be found in the link below.
To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our Benefits at SoFi & Galileo page!
US-Based Base Compensation
$134,400$186,000 USD
Galileo Financial Technologies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.
The Company hires the best qualified candidate for the job, without regard to protected characteristics.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
New York applicants: Notice of Employee Rights
Galileo is committed to embracing diversity. As part of this commitment, Galileo offers reasonable accommodations to candidates with physical or mental disabilities. If you need accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email accommodations@sofi.com.
Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.
Internal Employees
If you are a current employee, do not apply here - please navigate to our Internal Job Board in Greenhouse to apply to our open roles.