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Senior Database Engineer / Architect

Finity Communications Inc Tigard, OR
  • Expired: 23 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Database Engineer

Finity empowers millions of individuals to make conscious health decisions through our integrated population health management solutions.


  • Install, configure, upgrade, and manage mission-critical MySQL clusters
    • Operation and administration of failover clusters, load balancing and other high availability solutions
    • Optimize and tune MySQL performance
      • Continually improve monitoring, perform database capacity and usage planning
      • Query tuning and indexing
      • Troubleshoot database-related application performance issues
      • Ensure security and data integrity in a HIPAA & HITRUST compliant organization
      • Perform routine, periodic and proactive maintenance
        • Apply database server and MySQL-related patches, sometimes during off-hours
        • Backup, recovery, replication, cluster failover and disaster recovery

Required Qualifications

  • Must be highly proficient in all aspects of database administration, including backup/recovery/replication, clustering, advanced performance tuning, and proactive monitoring
  • Expert knowledge in maintaining, building, supporting, tuning, and monitoring production in MySQL database servers
  • 5+ years of professional experience administering MySQL databases
  • Significant replication experience required
  • Strong knowledge of MySQL database architecture design, including data partitioning and application partitioning
  • Documented experience of building, managing and tuning complex transactional databases; including but not limited to rollbacks, updates, reducing data redundancies, low-latency etc.
  • Understand database/table locking concepts and the different levels of locking in MySQL
  • Strong Linux systems administration and automation skills
  • Excellent at communicating with other technical team members, and senior management to collect requirements, describe data modeling decisions and data engineering strategy
  • Knowledge of data management fundamentals and data storage principles
  • Knowledge of distributed systems as it pertains to data storage and computing; with significant knowledge in building data pipelines
  • Demonstrated strength in data modeling, ETL development, and data warehousing
  • Experience working with and tuning AWS data technologies (Athena, Glue, Redshift, S3, Aurora)


  • Strong command of your favorite scripting and/or programming language (Bash, PHP, etc.)
  • Database migration experience (from and to AWS)
  • Experience providing technical leadership and mentoring to other team members
  • Experience building data lakes in S3 or AWS serverless services a plus
110 - 130k Based on Experience

Excellent Benefits Package Including:

Medical, Dental, Vision

Generous PTO

Paid Holidays


This position is on-site in our Portland office.

All employees must comply with HIPAA & HITRUST security requirements.

Finity is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Finity Communications Inc


Tigard, OR