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Database Administrator

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About Us

With offices in both Vancouver and San Francisco, Trulioo (Truly-you)  is a Silicon Valley-funded FinTech company solving the problems of trust and safety online. To realize that goal we’ve built the world’s largest data marketplace for electronic identity verification, today covering 4 billion consumers across 65+ countries through a single API. Businesses of all kinds depend on Trulioo to streamline and scale their global customer on-boarding, fraud, and compliance operations.

We’ve recently been named the BC Tech Association’s “Emerging Company of the Year”, one of the CB Insights’ Fintech 250 companies to watch in 2017, and recognized as a CNBC Disruptor 50 Company. It’s an exciting time to be part of the growing Trulioo team!

The Opportunity

To help continue fuel our growth, we are looking for a detail-oriented, goal-driven, high-energy, Database Administrator  to expand our Technology team.Our Technology team goes above and beyond to ensure our software systems are robust and highly maintainable. We are a 24/7 operation that requires on-call coverage to serve any technical incidents that may arise. This role will report into the Director of Technology. This is a full-time position in our Gastown Vancouver HQ, walking distance from shops, restaurants, and public transit. Compensation is based on experience and includes stock options and benefits.

As a part of our Technology team you will...

  • Actively maintain the health and performance of our MySQL database systems
  • Identify flaws in MySQL databases and RDS, and find ways to remediate any issues
  • Profile SQL statements to then analyze and tune execution plans
  • Create, review and approve all scripts and queries to be performed on production database environments
  • Understand database security models and best practices, and ensure these are implemented and monitored to secure our data
  • Together with our Software Engineers and QA, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents
  • Communicate with key stakeholders on planned changes, incidents and service improvement plans
  • Secure all key PII assets according to our ISO standards and security policies
  • Manage database and systems backups and migrations

We’re looking for someone who has...

  • BSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent and 5+ years of solid experience as a Database Administrator in 24×7 uptime environment
  • Solid hands-on experience working with and supporting MySQL, SQL Server or Oracle database systems
  • Solid experience working with MySQL Workbench, dbForce Studio, Aqua Data or other UI tools to manage and tune databases
  • Hands-on knowledge of database replication, backup and restore
  • Demonstrated experience working with large databases
  • Experience deploying and installing database software upgrades, patches and fixes
  • Experience installing and setting up databases
  • Solid knowledge of database systems architecture, schemas, authentication, permissions and buffers / cache
  • Good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Good understanding and experience working with high availability, high performance, multi-data center systems and hybrid cloud environments
  • Comfortable with Agile methodologies and working closely within small teams
  • Experience in roles of release & build operations, DevOps, managed large-scale infrastructure, etc.
  • Strong experience with deploying and managing SaaS and other hosted products and environments
  • Strong scripting skills - shell or others
  • Strong communication skills verbal and written with the ability to build relationships and influence
  • Clear customer focus and understanding how their actions directly impact the experience our customers receive
  • Good knowledge of modern Linux or Windows Server operating systems

It’s a bonus if you have...

  • Experience with AWS DynamoDB or RDS


Working at Trulioo

Trulioo offers a fast-paced, dynamic work environment where all employees have an impact. The company is growing fast, so we like to work hard and have fun!

We have catered lunches twice a week, fresh fruit and snacks, yoga classes, team-building events, and of course the standard ping-pong and foosball. But what should excite you the most about Trulioo is the opportunity to be a key player in revolutionizing how technology, trust, and  identity intersect online, and working with people who are excited and motivated to make a difference in an area that touches everyone's lives.

Enjoy a rewarding and challenging startup environment filled with fun perks!

Learn more about us at www.trulioo.com



Please apply through the portal below.

Trulioo is a growing company and while we thank everyone in advance for considering us, only those who are being considered will be contacted.


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