Mattermost, one of Y Combinator's top 100 companies, provides an open source enterprise-grade messaging platform to the world’s leading organizations that allows teams to collaborate securely and privately anywhere. With over 10,000 server downloads / month our customers include Intel, Samsung, Affirm, The US Department of Defense and more. Our private cloud solutions offer secure, configurable, highly-scalable messaging across web, phone and PC with archiving, search, and deep integrations with hundreds of SaaS and on-premises technologies. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, our company serves customers around the world with a distributed organization spanning the globe.
We value high impact work, ownership, self-awareness and being focused on customer success. If these values match who you are, we hope you'll learn more about working at Mattermost and come talk to us!
About the Role
Working in open source means your work is publicly visible. Your code will receive both credit and constructive critique from the community. With the right mindset and support these can lead to you a highly positive working environment and making the best engineering decisions of your career. Core committers include highly skilled volunteer developers from the community, staff employed by enterprises deploying and investing in Mattermost, as well as staff employed by Mattermost, Inc.
We are looking for a database engineer with strong backend skills. You are fluent in administering, tuning, and debugging relational databases at scale, while just as comfortable architecting the server code and underlying data model relying on these databases.
Be an expert at running relational databases with Mattermost
Maintain and optimize databases for reliability, scalability and performance
Drive architectural changes to the backend code interfacing with the database
Guide the onboarding of customers in relation to database configuration
Assist fellow engineers with database queries and configuration
Support operations with deployments, debugging production issues and tuning
Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fields, or significant professional software development experience
Fluent in at least MySQL or Postgres
Working knowledge of high-availability replication strategies, including multi-master
Confidence writing Go or experience with a similar language
Fluent in MySQL and Postgres
Working knowledge of non-relational databases, with experience in rearchitecting a relational data model to perform well in such a database
Experience and interest in working with Kubernetes
Comfortable with GitHub, Jira, Jenkins, CircleCI
Experience working in open source communities
We're looking for someone who wants to help us build the future of Mattermost and improve the way the world communicates. The right person in this role has the opportunity to have a huge impact on Mattermost the product, and its many users worldwide, but also on our open source community that has been key to Mattermost's success. If this sounds like you - please apply!
We provide enterprise-grade messaging solutions for the world’s leading organizations on a vibrant open source platform. Our private cloud solutions offer secure, configurable, highly-scalable messaging across web, phone and PC with archiving, search, and deep integration across in-house systems. Customers include Intel, Samsung, McKinsey & Company, Medtronic, Urban Outfitters, and the United States Department of Energy.
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, our company serves customers around the world with a distributed organization spanning 7 time zones.