Database Architect

Engineering - Server | San Mateo, CA, United States

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Marketo is a leader in cloud software and are growing like crazy. We are delighting our customers and hiring some of the best minds in Silicon Valley. Our headquarters is located in San Mateo, California and we continue to expand globally. We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, and a high-energy environment with lots of room for personal and professional growth.

Job Description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the followings:
  • Design and review data models, database schemas, and SQL/queries, both relational and non-relational, for our servers and web applications.
  • Identify and fix DB related performance bottlenecks.
  • Tune performance to ensure our servers and applications are highly scalable.
  • Develop and test enhancements for improving performance, scalability, reliability.
  • Trouble shoot and resolve system problems and customer issues under very tight service level agreement.
  • Create and extend data architecture standards and best practices.
 
Qualifications
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5 - 10 years of experience designing and developing data models, database schemas, and SQL for large scale applications with high availability and reliability, ideally in a SaaS environment.
  • Extensive experience with relational database systems and SQL in high volume transactional applications; MySQL is a must.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot software and database problems.
  • Experience with NoSQL: Solr, Mongo.
  • Experience with data warehouse.
  • Experience with object-oriented design and development techniques, using PHP and Java.
  • Experience building algorithms, data structures, and optimizing performance.
  • Linux power user.
  • Positive work attitude, self motivator, quick learner, and a team player.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Modern agile development methodology experience (XP, FDD, TDD, Scrum, etc.).
 
About Marketo


Marketo provides easy-to-use, powerful and complete marketing software that propels fast-growing small companies and global enterprises, turning marketing from a cost center into a revenue driver. Marketo’s marketing automation and sales effectiveness software – including the world’s first integrated solution for social marketing automation – helps thousands of companies around the world streamline marketing processes, deliver more campaigns, generate more win-ready leads, and dramatically improve sales performance.

Marketo is an equal opportunity employer.