Database Administrator at Angi

| Greater NYC Area
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Angi® is transforming the home services industry, creating an environment for homeowners, service professions and employees to feel right at “home.” For any home maintenance need, our platform makes it easier than ever to find a qualified service professional for indoor and outdoor jobs, home renovations (or anything in between!). We are on a mission to become the home for everything home by helping small businesses thrive and providing solutions to financing and booking home jobs with just a few clicks.  

Over the last 25 years we have opened our doors to a network of 250K+ service professionals and helped over 150 million homeowners love where they live. We believe home is the most important place on earth and are embarking on a journey to redefine how people care for their homes. Angi is an amazing place to build your dream career, join us—we cannot wait to welcome you home! 

About the role

As a Database Administrator, you’ll join a highly skilled team of database administrators of on-prem and cloud data platforms. DBAs are responsible for keeping data systems that support all end-user Angi services and other production systems running smoothly 24/7. Data Engineers apply a mix of data engineering, administration, and software development disciplines to automate a range of data management work including provisioning data stores, managing uptime, data integrity, disaster recovery, self-healing and alerting, and data reporting. As an Angi Database Administrator, you’ll lead strategic initiatives across the organization, mentor other engineers, and provide hands-on support for all things related to Angi data systems.

This position will report to the Senior Manager of the Platform Data Store team, and has the opportunity to work from any of our US offices in Denver, New York and Indianapolis or work remotely. We’re looking for someone to join us immediately.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with the database and development teams to ensure data infrastructure standards are followed and architecture patterns are aligned with the requirements
  • Leverage subject matter and technical expertise to provide leadership, mentoring, and strategic influence across the organization
  • Lead in designing data architecture, holding design reviews, building and troubleshooting data systems, as well as digging deep into the root of an issue and providing solutions
  • Manage multiple projects and tasks including on-call participation, prioritization, planning and change management, detailed runbooks, and documentation
  • Provide configuration and maintenance support for production and development environments, automating as much as possible
  • Design and implement self-service tools enabling application teams to quickly deploy their own data stores and schemas with appropriate guardrails in place to ensure data reliability
  • Assist application developers with query creation, optimization, tuning, and related function
  • Identify performance trends and opportunities, and deploy proactive corrective measures to minimize downtime
  • Stay on top of industry and technology trends
  • Work across our tech stack of Java, Ruby on Rails, Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, AWS, Kafka, S3, and Elasticsearch

Who you are:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience; MS in Computer Science is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience working within a Cloud infrastructure environment
  • Experience designing complex data ecosystems and leading other engineers through implementation
  • Mentoring experience helping to develop engineering talent
  • Experience leading through transformational architectural changes
  • Development experience in any language or shell command language for scripting
  • Data Engineering/Administration or production infrastructure and operations background
  • Experience working quickly, efficiently, and with keen attention to detail at a fast-paced company where services are available 24/7/365
  • Possess a strong understanding that automation is king, and proactively push boundaries in areas like self-healing conditions and alerts
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores like Oracle, MSSQL, Maria DB, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Experience with apps like Chef/Puppet/Ansible.

Experience using the following tools is desirable:

  • AWS RDS, EC2 and orchestration tools
  • Linux experience related to large databases
  • Netapp
  • Snowflake

Compensation & Benefits: 

  • The salary band for this position ranges from $130,000-$170,000, commensurate with experience and performance. Compensation may vary based on factors such as cost of living. 
  • This position will be eligible for a competitive year end performance bonus & equity package. 
  • Full medical, dental, vision package to fit your needs 
  • Flexible vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it 
  • Pet discount plans & retirement plan with company match (401K) 
  • The rare opportunity to work with sharp, motivated teammates solving some of the most unique challenges and changing the world 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • NuxtLanguages
    • ReactLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Next.jsLibraries
    • TailwindLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Frameworks
    • ReactFrameworks
    • NuxtFrameworks
    • HiveDatabases
    • MariaDBDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SnowflakeDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • AsanaManagement

Location

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city our New York HQ office is tucked between the Hudson River and iconic landmarks frequented by both residents and tourists. Aside from spectacular skyline views, the office features kombucha on tap, coffee stations, and a free gym.

An Insider's view of Angi

What’s the vibe like in the office?

This sales floor creates a fast-paced, energetic, and fun environment which motivates every single rep in the office to do better. The HomeAdvisor culture embodies a team environment where everyone supports and pushes each other to be strong salespeople.

Rachel

Sales Consultant

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I value how transparent leadership is about where we stand as a business and our future objectives. On the recruiting team, we are truly partnering up with leaders as they build their teams. Angi empowers every employee to “Be an Owner” over their goals and drive true impact for the organization.

Rachel

Recruiting Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

Since working at HomeAdvisor I have gained more self confidence. I've found myself stepping up as a leader and a role model on the sales floor, something that I wouldn’t have predicted if you had asked me about it two years ago. Now, I am comfortable with stepping up, taking control of a situation and taking initiative in the company's growth.

Geena

Senior Sales Consultant

What is your vision for the company?

We are creating a platform that can guide people through the challenges of home maintenance and improvements, and empower them to love where they live by making it exactly what they want it to be. I'm excited to be part of a team that is solving a problem that affects millions of people, including myself and the people I care about most.

Amit

SVP, Engineering

What makes someone successful on your team?

An incredible work ethic, an unflinching positive mental attitude, and an absolute sense of mission. HomeAdvisor provides all the tools to be successful, its a matter of taking advantage of what the company is offering and utilizing it to the fullest.

Will

Senior Sales Consultant

What are Angi Perks + Benefits

Angi Benefits Overview

Angi strives to make all employees feel valued through a variety of programs, perks, and benefits. We're proud to offer competitive salaries, unlimited earning potential for our sales consultants and an environment that provides opportunities for professional development.

We also extend comprehensive healthcare offerings, 401K matching, generous PTO, competitive parental leave/family planning benefits, and more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Angi has a culture and events committee dedicated to leading our newly formed ERG's (Employee Resource Groups) and planning for DEI initiatives, team events, holiday festivities and more!
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Our recruitment teams are dedicated to putting into action unconscious bias training to ensure our teams are built out with top, diverse talent
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Restricted work hours
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

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