Senior Database Reliability Engineer

  • Vienna
  • Shift Messenger
Branch is on a mission to help working Americans grow financially. We do this by helping companies accelerate payments and empower working Americans with accessible, fee-free financial services. We’re committed to building and delivering more inclusive and transparent financial products.Come join our team as we develop new ways to improve the lives of working Americans. Our mission starts with empowering our own employees. Have a great idea? Share it today and it might just get implemented tomorrow. As a team member at Branch, your voice and creativity can directly impact the product and company. We not only attract great talent from across the country, but also build teams to help that talent to thrive. That means valuing a diversity of opinions and working styles, while creating a shared belief in innovation, initiative, and winning together. This role is the first DBRE hire at Branch. This team is responsible for supporting all production database systems so that they run smoothly. We use MySql 8.0 running on Google Cloud Platform’s CloudSQL.Responsibilities include, but are not limited toLead, and take ownership of our core database systems to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and securityCommunicate critical data changes to the data warehousing teamWork alongside both engineering teams and data teams to shepard schema changes from design to deployment to ensure architectural and downstream compatibilityBuild and maintain automated test and deployment data pipelines, including production level data testing at scale, with SRE and DevOps teamsProactively work on detecting weak areas and incorporate into automated monitoring and production alerting with our Cloud Ops teamsDocument and automate processes to eliminate time spent on recurring tasksEvaluate new database features (and products if needed) to meet scalability and global uptime requirementsSupport, debug, and perform RCA on production database issuesQualifications: 5+ years of experience managing MySQL/CloudSQL at scaleExpert at SQL and MySQL specifics including schema designDeep knowledge of MySQL internalsSolid understanding of MySQL replication, SQL tuning, and database optimization while minimizing downtimeBS in Computer Science or equivalent programBonus points for:Payments experience (or related industry)Experience with the GCP toolsetExperience with infrastructure as codeExperience with global, multi-region deployments including sharding, Cloud Spanner or equivalent Benefits: Work from anywhere Branch-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance Equity401kFlexible time offPaid company holidaysPaid parental leaveBranch is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Working at BranchHeadquartered in Minneapolis but with employees located all throughout the US, Branch emphasizes transparency, accountability, and trust to create a collaborative environment where our product, engineering, marketing, customer support, customer success, and sales teams can all thrive together.Our teamwork has enabled us to become an award-winning fintech company, with Branch’s innovation and workplace recognized across industries. Branch has been honored by the Webby Awards, Benzinga Fintech Awards, Fintech Breakthrough Awards, the Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces, and EY Entrepreneur of the Year, Heartland, among others.  Learn more about our culture, approach, technology, and people here: