DBA / MySQL Performance Engineer
Bronto Software provides the leading marketing platform for retailers and other commerce-focused companies to drive revenue through email, mobile and social campaigns. Over 1000 organizations including Party City, Armani Exchange, Timex, and Samsonite rely on Bronto to increase revenue through interactive marketing.
Bronto is consistently recognized for its products and services as well as being a great place to work. Some of our awards and designations include:
- Inc. 5000 - Ranked one of the fastest growing private software companies in the U.S. 2009 -2012
- North Carolina Technology Associations Software Company of the Year Award - 2011
- Stevie Award for Best Customer Service Department - 2009 and 2010
- Best Place to Work, Triangle Business Journal - 2010, 2011, & 2012
- CODIE Finalist, Best Marketing Software - 2011, 2012
If you have the technical expertise, experience, and self-motivation required, we would love to hear from you.
Bronto Software is seeking a Software Engineer with DBA experience to assist in theplanning, designing, building and administration of our SaaS production systems. Bronto Software tracks and aggregates hundreds of millions of data points every day and provides near real-time analysis and reporting to our customers. MySQL Performance Engineers hold a unique dual-role spanning the responsibilities of both Production Engineers and traditional MySQL DBAs. Responsibilities will include tasks such as query optimization, performance tuning, capacity planning, tooling key metrics, and writing software across all tiers. Our Production Engineering team is small and nimble; qualified applicants will have direct interaction in scaling a high volume, big data application. Participation in an on-call rotation is also required for this position.
Only Apply If You Want To
- Be a part of a fast moving team, working with the latest tools and technologies
- Actually optimize processes and not just databases
- Develop innovative applications for gathering, displaying, and manipulating data in a high-volume, always-available environment
- A sense of humor, and a high tolerance for random music on the airtunes, up to and including mashups. Possibly on repeat.
- BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field
- At least 2 years of experience administering MySQL 5.x environments
- Strong knowledge of a high-level language (PHP and Java a big plus) or C (youre hired)
- Knowledge of Linux, web server, andMySQLtuning and performance optimization
- Advanced knowledge of MySQL and InnoDB internals
- Experience working with Subversion, Git, CVS, or other source code management tools
Nice To Have
- Software development experience with an emphasis on object-oriented design
- Familiarity with design patterns, unit testing, and writing testable code
- Experience with automated configuration management (Puppet, Chef)
- Production experience with Hadoop, Hbase, Capistrano
- Knowledge of SAN technologies including performance tuning
- Experience consuming and publishing web APIs (SOAP/WSDL, XML-RPC, REST)
- Knowledge of Internet/email marketing software, email systems, web analytics or other highly transactional write-intensive systems is also highly preferred
- Eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship
- Ability to work out of our Durham, NC HQ
- Bronto Software is not utilizing agencies for this opportunity
Top Reasons for Joining Bronto
- Clear Vision - All Brontos know why the company exists (our purpose) and where we are headed (our mission). Ask us!
- Great Location - The American Tobacco Campus - Renovated tobacco factory with courtyard, stream, restaurants, taproom, NPR station, YMCA.
- Community Involvement -Community committee works with 9 local non-profits to volunteer our time and talents. Over 636 hours of time volunteered in 2011!
- Active Lifestyle - Active committee organizes wellness events, subsidized Y membership, local produce in the break room, dri-fit Bronto gear.
- Creative Socializing - Social committee organized 14 events in 2011 including Durham Bulls games, Paintball, Tubing, Bottles, Brushes and Brontos and our legendary Assassin tournament!
- Live Our Values - Transparent, Approachable, Passionate. This is who we are.
To see the Bronto life through words, photos and videos, visithttp://brontonation.com