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Founded in 2010, Udemy is privately owned and headquartered in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Ankara, Turkey. Compensation includes full-time salary, equity compensation plan, and competitive benefits including healthcare, commuter benefits, parental leave, and a discretionary time off policy.
Key Responsibilities:Design, implement, and write software to support a variety of datastores, including, but not limited to MySQL, Cassandra, Redis Enterprise, KafkaCollaborate with Udemy engineering teams across the globeAdvancing our systems automation efforts using Ansible, Terraform, etc. in our private and public cloud infrastructuresCollaborate with other engineering teams to facilitate datastore implementationsEducate and expand runbooks and documentation on best practices and usage for all tools and services we ownParticipate in an agile development modelProvide mentorship and knowledge transfer for other team members
Example of projects you will be working on:Develop auto-scaling capability in our new private cloudProductionalizing Cassandra, graph database, and other datastoresDatastore Service as part of our microservices initiativeRe-architect our MySQL cluster to improve scalability and reliabilityDesign and support multi-datacenter clusters
Qualifications: Experience designing and implementing data models, database architectures for a variety of use casesAdvanced-level knowledge of SQL and CQLDatabase performance optimization and tuning experience preferredFundamental understanding of the implementation of security and data protectionDemonstrated experience troubleshooting complex issues and ability to communicate effectively during investigation and post mortemStrong scripting skills and automation development experience with a major scripting language (Python, Perl, Shell etc)Monitoring experience (External and internal, ie Datadog, Nagios, CheckMK, ThousandEyes)Define, develop and deploy system monitoring requirements/thresholdsParticipate in on-call rotation during office hours and for emergenciesAbility to communicate effectively and clearly with a globally distributed team
Nice to have:Container orchestration experience (Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.)
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