Director of Database Engineering – Center of Excellence!

We are looking for an Open Source Database Evangelist, Global Database Operations Expert, Inspiring Technical and Strategic Leader.  You will head an engineering organization that builds a DB platform that the rest of the company uses.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or Technology.
  • 18+ years of experience engineering and managing teams.
  • Experience running MySQL or PostgreSQL database server for high traffic applications for minimum 4 years.
  • Deep expertise in designing and maintaining MySQL or PostgreSQL.
  • Experience in Distributed Systems engineering, Linux performance, memory management, I/O tuning, cluster management, sharding, Data durability, security, networking, and system crash analysis.
  • Experience in setting up and operating Highly Available MySQL.
  • Experience in debugging time critical DB problems like deadlock analysis and transaction locking.
  • Experience in engineering solutions for data backup and encryption.
  • Expertise in Database internals and ability to optimize and tune DB engines.
  • Experience in working with Percona and innoDB engine.
  • Experience in debugging time critical DB problems like deadlock analysis, transaction locking etc.
  • Familiar with Agile SDLC.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with remote teams.
  • Ability to program in Bash shell scripts, Python, C/C++ and SQL.
  • Ruby programming is an added advantage.
  • Experience with AWS is an added advantage.
  • Exposure to different MySQL HA technologies like XtraDB cluster is an added advantage.
  • Exposure to MySQL native plugin development is an added advantage.
  • Experience in building and managing a team of DB engineers and managing 24×7 operations.

Location: Bangalore/ Chennai/ Hyderabad

If you think you’re the right fit for the extremely challenging role, we should talk. Write to to get in touch!


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