Senior Database Engineer\Administrator PayPal
eBay - Boston, MA

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Every day at PayPal, we are changing the way the world does business by challenging the status quo, innovating, and enabling business between millions of people across the globe. What we do at PayPal has never been done before, and it has a tremendous impact! We build BIG and NEW products to drive worldwide commerce. Be it the next mobile payments solution, or a high availability money movement platform, we solve problems on a scale you just can't find elsewhere. PayPal continues to push the boundaries of technology by investing in individuals who passionately believe in the potential of innovative technologies that make up a global market place.
PayPal has come to Boston! With the acquisition of mobile and advertising status, PayPal is extending its footprint on the East Coat.
This position is responsible for development and support of several large / high volume production MySql and MongoDB Databases. Duties include direct involvement in all phases of the application development cycle, from technology selection to production implementation. Day to day activities require infrastructure planning, scaling, tuning, and production administration. This person will work closely with infrastructure, develops, and application teams to insure business applications are highly available and performing within agreed service levels.

Job Requirements

Strong Database Operations background

Strong experiences with MySql and other another traditional relational DB technology.

Experience working with big data, data warehouse, and large data-sets

Scripting language knowledge (Python, Perl, Unix shell) is required.

Familiarity with DW databases such as Infobright, Oracle, Neteza is desirable.

Experience with MongoDB or NoSql platforms and technologies highly preferable.

Superb understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.

Fast learner, creative thinker, problem solver; can easily apply knowledge to new situations and new technologies

Enjoys learning and can apply learning to new technologies

Maintain high performance and high-availability technologies and web sites

Hands on experience with diverse monitoring tools

Oracle experience is a huge plus.

Bachelors Degree or Equivalent


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