Cornershop Inc.

Database Infrastructure Engineer in Cornershop Inc.

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How many people are needed to create an application that simplifies the purchase of food from users? At least 500, because that’s the number of people who are part of our team of engineers, who work in different countries in South and North America. The engineering team is dedicated to producing intuitive technology for customers, buyers and stores, and to solving the challenges that arise along the way.

Cornershop has thousands of scale challenges so you can apply creativity, skill and experience to participate in the creation of optimization tools for different internal processes and propose improvements.

We are looking for our...

...New Database Infrastructure Engineer, specialized in SQL databases, who is going to be part of the Platform Engineering team who are in charge of delivering and operating core infrastructure services such as database, Kubernetes clusters, message brokers, monitoring and alerting, test pipelines, build deploy, tooling for development environments, data flows for reporting and data science. We could say that they are the internal provider for the development and product teams and are in charge of delivering the foundation for a stable, secure and efficient operation.

So, if you live and breathe tech, consider yourself a master at all things engineering infrastructure and enjoy being part of a multicultural, innovative environment with a startup culture, then we want to hear from you!

What will you do? What do you need to succeed?

What will you do?

  • Maintain the operation of critical databases of internal and external services in perfect condition 24/7.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot productive systems in a methodical manner, collaborating with software and platform engineers to address scalability, performance and capacity planning issues.
  • Manage and monitor the lifecycle of our PostgreSQL clusters hosted on AWS RDS and Kubernetes.
  • Provide experienced opinions to the rest of the engineering team on issues related to migrations, query optimization and data model design.
  • Develop and implement tools for database infrastructure automation, which, in turn, assist the engineering teams in providing self-service development environments.
  • Participate in architectural decisions focused on scalability, performance and security.
  • Write technical documentation

What do you need to succeed?

  • Experience managing large PostgreSQL database infrastructuresExperience participating in projects written with high-level languages and frameworks such as Python or Django.
  • Experience with automation tools such as Terraform and Ansible. Working experience with Amazon RDS.
  • Knowledge of Docker or Kubernetes containers.In-depth knowledge of topics related to the inner workings of PostgreSQL, SQL and PL/pgSQL.
  • Experience designing the architecture of distributed systems.
  • High self-management skills to work and prioritize tasks independently.
  • Excellent communication skills to work with remote teams from different countries.
  • Speak fluency in English

We would love you even more if:

- You are not afraid to make decisions and lead projects.

- Ability to read and improve other people's code.

Some of the benefits of working with us...

  • Additional vacation time
  • Cornershop Pop subscription
  • Health, dental, and life insurance
  • Tech platform to enhance your knowledge (O'Reilly)
  • Free language lessons
  • Online fitness programs
  • Moving day (two days per year)
  • Marriage or civil union benefits (days off)
  • Paternity/maternity benefits
  • Partnerships with banks
  • Partnership with Caja Los Andes
  • Wellness programs

Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Health coverage Cornershop Inc. pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Computer provided Cornershop Inc. provides a computer for your work.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Cornershop Inc. gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Beverages and snacks Cornershop Inc. offers beverages and snacks for free consumption.

Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in Chile-México-Colombia.

Database Infrastructure Engineer
Cornershop Inc. •     Remote (Chile-México-Colombia)
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