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Database Engineer III

India - Haryana - Gurgaon

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Database Engineer III

The Data Infrastructure team focuses on building a world class database platform to power travel worldwide.  Our team supports top database technologies in the industry to meet all the database needs like non-relational databases for document data, indexing & search, key/value , cache and relational database (AWS Aurora). Our team takes care of the data infra and operations for hundreds of development teams there by acceleration new product creation and innovation.

What you’ll do:

  • Automate and innovate new ways to manage large database clusters and improve existing nosql db performance for our multitude of existing customer bases.

  • Work with cutting edge technology in the cloud computing space, such as AWS or GCP/Azure

  • Provide Fanatical Support to all of our customers (portfolio or product based) through innovative solutions

  • Create sustainable and maintainable environments for our NoSQL arenas

  • Install, configure, update and troubleshoot very large database and search environments and applications

  • Collaborate with Engineers, DBA's, and System Administrators on technical issues

  • Be part of the community. Attend conferences, meetups then move towards contribution via wiki articles, then blogging, etc.

Who you are:

  • MySQL/PostgreSQL production operations experience (Must have)

  • Overall 5+ years experience as a DBA

  • 5+ years experience with Linux/Unix

  • 5+ years of MySQL/PostgreSQL production operations experience

  • 3+ years of experience in database/application tuning

  • 2+ years experience with other NoSQL databases such as cassandra, redis and mongodb

  • 2+ years experience with relational databases such as Oracle etc

  • 2+ years managing highly available, scalable production systems in a fast-paced production environment

  • Experience in Large data scale env, for example, 100+ nodes and Terabytes level per index

  • Experience building and developing in both a cloud environment as well as on the direct host level (non-cloud level).

  • Proficiency with Python, Perl, shell or other languages

  • Understanding of data architecture, replication, and administration

  • Extensive knowledge of Linux/Unix

  • Fast learner, creative thinker, problem solver

  • Team player, highly motivated and self-manageable

  • Responsible, dedicated and responsive in non-working hours as needed

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Comfortable with collaborative tools such as slack, wikis and basic ticket tracking systems (JIRA)

  • Action and detail oriented. Highly motivated to drive projects to completion

  • Strong proficiency in MySQL/PostgreSQL database management

  • Understanding of MySQL's underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM

  • Experience with replication configuration in MySQL

  • Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL

  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements

  • Knowledge of MySQL features, such as its event scheduler

  • Ability to plan resource requirements from high level specifications

  • Familiarity with other SQL/NoSQL databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.

  • Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases

About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Locations
India - Haryana - Gurgaon
India - Bangalore

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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