Senior Database Reliability Engineer

NY, United States Senior

The platform reliability team at Lifion is central to the reputation and trustworthiness of our product. We are looking for a senior level engineer with strong experience in database technologies, able to work within an SRE team.


  • Own high-availability database systems and meet stringent Recovery Point Objective and Recovery Time Objective SLAs
  • Perform database administration tasks, including automation, performance monitoring and tuning, and query optimizations
  • Work to identify, design, plan, and implement architectural and operational improvements on various SQL DBMS and NoSQL technologies
  • Work with infrastructure engineers, developers, and architects to build and maintain scalable, reliable, and robust databases solutions
  • Work with security and operations to manage access control to databases
  • Monitor databases for problems and diagnose their origin
  • Identify and resolve production application issues
  • Participate in rotating on-call duties
  • Plan and provide operational oversight in large database migrations with minimal impact to customers


  • You must have experience with database performance optimization and tuning
  • You have a strong sense of ownership, and an ability to drive tasks to completion
  • You have strong communication skills
  • You don't fear changing production
  • You have experience with both physical and cloud infrastructure. AWS Aurora is a plus
  • You have experience leading a team
  • Large-scale data warehouse experience is a plus
  • Experience working in programming languages (GO, Python, bash) is a plus

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