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Junior Database Engineer
Data
Allegro

Junior Database Engineer

Allegro
Poznań
Type of work
Full-time
Experience
Junior
Employment Type
Permanent
Operating mode
Hybrid
Allegro

Allegro

We’re Poland’s most popular shopping platform and the largest e-commerce player of European origin. With over 250 million offers, we’re now expanding our successful marketplace model across Central and Eastern Europe. Join us!

Company profile

Tech stack

    Linux

    regular

    Python

    junior

    Data modeling

    nice to have

    Kubernetes

    nice to have

Job description

Your main responsibilities:

  • You will work on transitioning the database services from traditional infrastructure to those managed in the public cloud and/or those based on Kubernetes,
  • This is a process that won't happen right away, so you will also have to take care of the existing database infrastructure so that it runs smoothly and is always available,
  • At the same time, you will create and maintain tools to improve, optimize and automate tasks in our infrastructure.


We are looking for people who:

  • are eager and willing to learn: NoSQL databases, such as: Couchbase, MongoDB, Elasticsearch/OpenSearch, ScyllaDB
  • have basic knowledge of Python
  • use Linux with ease


Nice if you have:

  • knowledge of data modeling design topics oriented towards optimal data storage and high performance
  • practical expertise in finding causes of performance problems, performing load tests, tuning queries and selecting optimal indexes;
  • knowledge in Kubernetes and public clouds environment;
  • understanding of issues with performing backups and disaster recovery;
  • experience with NewSQL databases like CockroachDB, Yugabyte, RavenDB is welcome;

..and if you don’t have this you will have the opportunity to develop in this direction ;)


What we offer:

  • A hybrid work model that you will agree on with your leader and the team. We have well-located offices (with fully equipped kitchens and bicycle parking facilities) and excellent working tools (height-adjustable desks, interactive conference rooms)
  • Annual bonus up to 10% of the annual salary gross (depending on your annual assessment and the company's results)
  • A wide selection of fringe benefits in a cafeteria plan – you choose what you like (e.g. medical, sports or lunch packages, insurance, purchase vouchers)
  • English classes that we pay for related to the specific nature of your job
  • Laptop with m1 processor, 32GB RAM, SSD - a 16” or 14” MacBook Pro or corresponding Dell with Windows (if you don’t like Macs), two monitors and all other gadgets that you should need
  • Working in a team you can always count on — we have on board top-class specialists and experts in their areas of expertise
  • A high degree of autonomy in terms of organizing your team’s work; we encourage you to develop continuously and try out new things
  • Hackathons, team tourism, training budget and an internal educational platform, MindUp (including training courses on work organization, means of communications, motivation to work and various technologies and subject-matter issues)
  • If you want to learn more,  check it out


Why is it worth working with us?

  • The IT team is made up of over 1700 members who have shared their knowledge at multiple conferences, such as Devoxx, Geecon, Confitura and co-create a blog: allegro.tech
  • Microservices – a few thousand microservices and 1.8m+ rps on our business data bus
  • Big Data – several petabytes of data and Machine Learning used in production
  • We practice Code Review, Continuous Integration, Scrum/Kanban, Domain Driven Design, Test Driven Development, Pair Programming, depending on the team
  • Our internal ecosystem is based on self-service and widely used tools, such as Kubernetes, Docker, Consul, GitHub or GitHub Actions. This will allow you, from day one, to develop software using any language, architecture and scale, restricted only by your creativity and imagination. 
  • To match the scale, we also focus on building entire Platforms of tools and technologies that accelerate and facilitate day-to-day development, and we ensure the best Developer Experience to our teams
  • Technological autonomy: you get to choose which technology solves the problem at hand (no need for management’s consent). You are responsible for what you create
  • Our deployment environment combines private Data Centers (tens of thousands of servers) and Public Clouds (Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure)
  • Over 100 original open source projects and a few thousand stars on github
  • We organize Allegro Tech Live event, a 100% remote version of our offline Allegro Tech Talks meetups, and we make guest appearances at the invitation of such communities as Warsaw AI, JUG (Poznań, Łódź, Lublin, Wrocław), WG .Net, Dare IT, Women in Tech Summit
  • We focus on development as well. We organize hackathons and internal conferences (e.g. the annual Allegro Tech Meeting). If you want to keep growing and share your knowledge, we will always support you


This may also be of interest to you

Allegro Tech Podcast → https://podcast.allegro.tech/

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