Senior Platform Administration Engineer

Bucharest, RO

Job Description / Skills Required

At Aera Technology, we are helping the largest enterprises in the world transform how they make
and execute decisions with Decision Intelligence. Aera understands how your business works,
make real-time recommendations, predicts outcomes, and takes action autonomously. Our platform
delivers the business agility required to respond to today’s ever-changing environment.
As a Senior Platform Administration Engineer for Aera, your work will influence the success of companies across the
world. Members of our Technology team are experts in the field, working to evaluate and improve
today’s systems while building tomorrow’s. The Senior Platform Administration Engineer position is a highly technical
hands-on role that requires you to be a great team member as well as an individual contributor.
The primary responsibilities for this role will be defining and executing our cloud database strategy.
You will be responsible for developing database automation, and designing complex replication
networks interfacing with data pipelines to move data between disparate applications to support our
Data Engineering and Data Science teams.


    • Work on a team of highly technical and talented database engineers responsible for maintaining the global database systems for Enterprise Engineering
    • Build, scale, and administer database infrastructure with a focus on the performance, availability, and growth needs of the company
    • Improve and optimize database administration and management with coding and automation
    • Support day-to-day operations and escalations of the database systems
    • Contribute to meeting KPIs and SLAs through the management of task queues
    • Support large-scale global disaster recovery exercises while working closely with other infrastructure, production, and business teams at Aera
    • Build an ecosystem supported by full-coverage automation with a bias towards build vs. buy and self-service as a primary objective
    • Troubleshooting, fault isolation, and communication across the infrastructure, applications, and business teams
    • Participate in a rotational on-call schedule.

About you:

      • 3+ years of experience administering MySQL, Cassandra DB, Oracle, Hana, Hadoop, or other relational/No-SQL databases covering designing, deploying, troubleshooting, and performance tuning in a production environment
      • 3+ years of proven track record of building, securing, and automating enterprise-scale infrastructure and systems
      • Aptitude for automation and streamlining common database administration tasks
      • including backup and recovery, monitoring, security, and data-related maintenance
      • Experience with the use, Data Loss Prevention, Encryption/Tokenization, Database
      • Activity Monitoring technologies
      • Familiarity with modern distributed container cluster management systems (Kubernetes, Docker)
      • 1+ years experience with Cloud service platforms such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud.

Perks and Benefits:

    • Stock Options: We believe every Aera team member should have a stake in our future success
    • Medical: A medical subscription to one of the main private healthcare clinic networks(Regina Maria)
    • Employee Referral Program: Earn cash when your referrals get hired!
    • Learning and Development: You’ll have access to professional development content
    • Paid Time Off: 25 annual leave days 
    • Snacks: When you’re working from the office, you’ll have access to our fully stocked kitchen with a selection of snacks and beverages
    • Events and Extras: We work hard and get things done, but we also value the importance of having fun: office outings; birthday celebrations; holiday parties; weekly in-office lunches, and more
    • Work Schedule: We’re open to a hybrid work model, and can offer a flexible daily schedule depending on your role
At Aera, our purpose is to enable a sustainable, efficient, and intelligent world with Cognitive Automation. Our Decision Cloud is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done.
If you share our passion for fundamentally transforming how people work — from people working machines to machines working, guided by people, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune, and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore.  So join us, and let’s build the future of work together!
Aera Technology respects the privacy of your data.  Please take the time to read our European GDPR privacy candidate notice available here