Manager, Database Reliability Engineering

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Description Qualys' database reliability engineering (DBRE) team builds and operates multiple data platforms supporting our 19+ Qualys products deployed across 7 global multi-tenant deployments and over 100 on-premise deployments. We use a mix of Cassandra, Kafka, Elasticsearch, Ceph, Redis, Oracle, JanusGraph, etc. and have large deployments of these data technologies across our platforms. As a manager in the DBRE group, you will have ownership of all technical and operational aspects of our data platforms. Partnering with our data platform engineering group, various product groups, and a growing DBRE team, you will be responsible for building, sizing, deploying and operationally managing and monitoring our data platforms across all our environments. This is a great opportunity to work on challenging and business-impacting projects and be part of a team managing very large open-source data platforms that are hundreds of terabytes or petabytes in size. Responsibilities * A very strong sense of ownership of Qualys' big-data platform that scales to meet/exceed the demands of processing over a 100 million transactions and terabytes of data per day. * Architecture, performance, scalability, high availability, automated deployments, monitoring and security will be your primary goals for delivering a first-rate experience to our customers. * Work closely with engineering and operations to provide a very robust data platform infrastructure across over 100 production environments to support Qualys' business objectives. Requirements * 5-7 years hands-on experience running Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Redis and Kafka, etc. in public (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.) or private clouds at large scale. * Strong operations, planning and execution experience. * Strong scripting and automation skills. * Good knowledge of performance tuning of various databases. * Knowledge of JVM concepts like garbage collection, heap, stack, profiling, class loading, etc. * Ability to clearly articulate and communicate technical concepts within and across teams. * Strong writing, presentation and listening skills. * Experience with container and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, etc. * Experience with monitoring tools such as Prometheus, Graphite and Grafana. * Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef. * In-depth experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines. * Exposure to Maven, Ant or Gradle for builds. Bonus Points if you have: * Experience with applying data encryption and data security standards. * Experience with HashiCorp technologies such as Consul, Vault, Terraform and Vagrant.

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