Sr. Database Administrator

Offer by Spireon Inc






About this job

Compensation: $150k - 160k | Equity
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Senior
Role: Database Administrator, System Administrator


amazon-web-services, mongodb, mysql, snowflake, sysadmin

Job description

This is Us:

  • We have a bold vision to connect 25 million vehicles by 2025
  • We love what we do. We do what is right. We are always reaching.
  • We adhere to our brand promise – to make the complex simple, the future predictable, and our customers successful.

With nearly 4 million connected vehicles today, Spireon is an exciting player in the growing Connected Car and Internet of Things (IoT) technology categories. We help people and businesses track and protect their most important assets with vehicle intelligence solutions that gather Big Data and provide the critical insights with easy-to-use dashboards and apps.

This is You:

If you are a seasoned Database Administrator that understands large data clusters, replication, sharding, and highly available environments, this might be the place for you. You live and breathe data optimization, thrive to keep data healthy, and understand data migrations from on premise to a hosted solution.

You reflect Spireon’s Core Values:

Adaptable/Resilient – You easily adapt to change, take on new responsibilities, embrace challenges and thrive in ambiguity

Customer’s Guide – You build client confidence, start with the customer in mind first, and ensure commitments are met

Go Higher- You are not happy with the status quo, like to push the envelope and engage in stretch projects

Team Player- You are a collaborator, invite feedback from colleagues, and naturally do the right thing for the team


  • Provide technical operations support and oversee data infrastructure
  • Provide technical operations support and oversight of large cloud hosted infrastructure
  • Provide strong troubleshooting skills using experience and other available resources
  • Provide monitoring, disaster recovery, and system support
  • Maintain up-to-date detailed documentation and publishing; where applicable
  • Assist in ensuring 24x7 availability of services and infrastructure


  • Experience and hands on knowledge of MongoDB, MySQL; Preferred: Redis, Snowflake, and Kafka/AWS Kinesis
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from accredited institution and or equivalent experience
  • 5 plus years hands-on data analysis or research experience in database sharding, replication, recovery, and performance optimizations, in Mongo DB highly preferred
  • Proficient in data migration and minimization of downtime supporting an SLA
  •  Hands on production support in a DevOps CI/CD highly available environment
  • Strong, hands on knowledge and experience working with Amazon Web Services
  • Strong, hands-on knowledge of scripting and automation tasks
  • Experience with Bash, Python, Perl, or other shell automation language
  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of various Linux platforms. primarily Ubuntu
  • Structural understanding of AWS Storage facilities: Elastic Block Store, ephemeral, and SSD volumes
  • Extensive experience with backup and disaster recovery best practices
  • Experience in an agile development environment


  • Spireon’s NSpire IoT Platform Wins New Product of the Year in 2018 American Business Awards
  • Voted 2016 IoT Vehicle Telematics Company of the Year
  • Work with the Best and Brightest Talent
  • Stable, High Growth and Profitable Company
  • Comprehensive Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Plan)
  • Flexible Schedule and Work Life Balance
  • Wellness Programs, Spireon University for Learning and Development
  • Happy Hours, Car Washes Onsite, Local Food Trucks, Fun Team Building Events
  • Employee Discounts on Spireon Products and Services

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