Database Engineer

Trendyol Group

Trendyol Group

Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey
Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2023
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We were founded in 2010 with a dynamic and agile start-up spirit. The trust of around 30 million customers and 250,000 sellers has made us the first decacorn in Turkey. Our success is backed by renowned investors such as Alibaba, General Atlantic, Softbank, Princeville Capital and several sovereign wealth funds. In 2022, we opened our first dedicated international office in Berlin and expanded to Amsterdam, Luxembourg and London. And that's just the beginning!
Tech at the root
We believe that technology is the driver and e-commerce is the outcome. Thanks to the dedication of our team, we have become one of the top 5 e-commerce companies in EMEA and one of the fastest growing worldwide. We currently deliver over 1.5 million parcels daily to 27 countries.
Growth is in our DNA
As a young and dynamic company, we are constantly growing and expanding. With Trendyol Tech, one of the leading R&D centres, Trendyol Express, the fastest growing delivery network, Dolap, the largest platform for second-hand goods, and Trendyol Go, our instant food and grocery delivery service, we are gearing up to become the world's leading e-commerce platform.
Focused on positive impact
Our vision goes beyond business success. We strive to make a sustainable and positive impact on our customers, business partners, and society. By digitizing merchants and SMEs, helping businesses grow, and promoting women's economic empowerment, we are dedicated to creating a better future.
If you are a techie, you belong in our Technology Team that builds scalable, high-performance platforms for our customers using up-to-date and efficient technologies.
We are all working with the same purpose: To create a positive impact in our ecosystem by enabling commerce through technology.

Your Main Responsibilities

  • Day to day duties for proper database maintenance along with proactive measures to maximize the database availability and performance
  • Manages database capacity planning process.
  • Provides a single point of contact related to DB operations and triage incoming requests.
  • Generates infrastructure codes when possible to automate day-to-day or repeating activities
  • Have the ability to automate our manual processes in a certain period.
  • Strong knowledge in software development, build, release and code analysis and DevOps tools such as Jenkins, GIT, Ansible, Terraform
  • Actively monitor the data tier for health and capacity and take corrective actions as needed.
  • Configuration control and release management for stored procedures and applications that wish to connect to the database.
  • RDBMS and NoSQL batch process monitoring and remediation.
  • Database backups and restores.Database HADR operations.
  • Available in rotation on-call for critical event handling.

Qualities We Are Looking For

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience installing, configuring, and administering NoSQL and RDBMS databases required
  • (PostgreSQL,MSSQL,Couchbase,Cassandra,ElasticSearch etc..)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related field. Will consider an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Perform debugging, tuning and performance enhancement as well as automation of operational and continuous integration aspect of the NOSQL and RDBMS platform
  • In-depth understanding of NoSQL High Availability strategies - replication, sharding, and failover
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills in relation to the databases and ability to analyze and evaluate database and operating system level metrics.
  • Experience developing data management operations.
  • Production and maintenance of high-quality operational documentation.
  • Experience in scripting & automation programming languages such as Python, Bash, Powershell.
  • Experience in IaC programming languages such as Ansible and Terraform.
  • Experience in monitoring tools such as Prometheus and Grafana.
  • Experience designing patterns, system architecture and implementing best practices
  • Providing overnight and off-hours support as part of a support team.
  • Ability to function well in a team working independently and with good communication skills.
  • Nimble and Adaptable in this environment
  • Experience in Kubernetes is a plus.
  • Working with OpenStack, VCloud or Hyper-V infrastructure is a plus.
  • Public cloud management is a plus (AWS,GCP etc.)
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Want to join us? Happy to receive your online application!
* Take responsibility from day one and develop your skills with a talented and diverse international team.
* Experience open communication, flexibility, and a start-up spirit in our unique culture.
* Tackle big challenges in e-commerce with Agile practices and encourage growth by learning from mistakes.
* Join creative and focused teams that prioritize collaboration and problem-solving.
* Access our extensive training platform for continuous learning and personal growth.
* Benefit from the support of a global team of experts with mentoring and professional development opportunities.
* Focus on talent and potential, not just job titles.
* Connect with teammates regardless of physical distance through events, meetings, and social activities.
* Enjoy competitive benefits such as Trendyol shopping budget, central and international office locations, and top-of-the-line technical equipment.
We're looking forward to receiving your application!
We embrace a hybrid working model that seamlessly blends the best of both worlds—remote productivity and the collaborative energy of our vibrant offices. Every month, we gather at our offices once to work side by side, fostering in person communication and embracing the camaraderie that fuels our team spirit. These sessions are crucial for teamwork in solving complex issues, socializing, learning from each other, and experiencing our culture.
Each division has a pre-set optional office day each week. Based on our preferences, we come together at our offices at our discretion as an opportunity to feel more team spirit, immerse in our culture, and familiarize ourselves with our way of workings.
We offer the opportunity for a two-month full remote work program, allowing you to work from abroad, during the summer period (July to August).
This working model applies to our hybrid job postings; on-site roles require being based in an office work environment.
Discover more about our #LifeatTrendyol and our culture on our Website, LinkedIn and YouTube channels.
At Trendyol, we believe in the power of an inclusive workplace. We value diversity and believe that every team member contributes to our vibrant culture. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. We encourage the representation and amplification of diverse voices in our business, as it allows us all to thrive, contribute, and shape the future together.