Database Administrator (PostgreSQL)

| Greater NYC Area
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Paxful is a leading peer-to-peer powered bitcoin marketplace and a universal money translator. Our mission is social justice through financial freedom worldwide. By offering a platform with over 300 financial networks that empowers both merchants and buyers alike, we have created opportunities for millions across the globe who don’t have access to traditional banking services.

Paxful was founded in 2015 and has an established headquarters in New York, with offices in Estonia, Hong Kong and the Philippines. Currently, we have over 200 dedicated employees globally and are growing rapidly. We have millions of users, a strong business model, and are completely bootstrapped. One of our pillars is giving back to the communities we help through initiatives such as #BuiltWithBitcoin. You’ll be joining an international team that seeks to make real, sustainable change in the world.

Paxful teams tend to have:

  • An open mind: We believe that change and new ideas are exciting, not threatening.
  • A proactive attitude: We’re willing and ready to roll up our sleeves and take responsibility.
  • Accountability: As colleagues, we take care of each other and our work.
  • Self-direction: We figure out solutions on our own and take charge of carrying them out.
  • An adaptive mindset: We shift our processes, perspectives, and working styles along with the environment.
  • Passion: We feel driven by being part of the mission.

Sound like a fit?

We are looking for a PostgreSQL Database Administrator who will be responsible for managing and tuning high-availability PostgreSQL databases associated with heavily loaded web and mobile applications as well as providing recommendations for improvements and optimization for current and future designs. Working with the DevOps and Product teams at the New York office, you will assist in developing data migrations, writing SQL and reports, and mentoring other engineers with optimizing and writing efficient queries.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop and proactively review the monitoring of PostgreSQL database production
  • Participate in database design and data modeling and provide recommendations for improvement or optimizations
  • Provide query/index optimizations
  • Ensure database availability and performance
  • Mentor other engineers in developing efficient SQL queries
  • Prepare automation related to database deployment and migrations

What you will bring to the table:

  • 3+ years experience in administrating and tuning Amazon RDS
  • Understanding of PostgreSQL replication techniques, data warehouse design, performance troubleshooting
  • Experience with high availability and disaster recovery techniques
  • Experience with database management in the microservice architecture
  • Experience with automation tools based on Ansible/Terraform/scripts to manage databases and migrations

Ideally, you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Past experience with other database technologies such as No SQL database systems is a plus
  • Experience with the CI/CD solutions
  • Experience or interest in cryptocurrency, blockchain and/or financial technology

Perks:

  • Healthcare insurance, including dental and vision
  • Catered lunch and dinner daily, with premium snacks
  • Gym membership of your choice and personal training sessions
  • Sports nutrition and supplements, massages and chiropractor sessions
  • Training and professional development resources
  • Paid company events and retreats
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave including a one-time bonus to support newborn
  • Commuter benefits
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Accessible office in the West Village
  • Flexible hours
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

609 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10014

What are Paxful Perks + Benefits

Paxful Benefits Overview

Flexible hours
Competitive salary, with the option of payment in bitcoin
Healthcare insurance, including dental and vision
Catered lunch and dinner daily
Gym membership of your choice
Sponsored sports nutrition and health-related activities
Paid maternity/paternity leave including a special one-time bonus to support newborn
Commuter benefits
Training and professional development resources
Paid company events and retreats

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with grassroots non-profits in Rwanda, including ZamZam Water. We also operate our own non-profit initiative, #BuiltWithBitcoin.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Paxful provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by TransAmerica. We match 100% of contributions up to 4% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Parking
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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