DBA Performance Engineer

new york, New York

A leading global investment firm, managing a wide range of investment funds worldwide across multiple asset classes is seeking a DBA Performance Engineer to join their team in New York. This firm encourages an entrepreneurial spirit and for people to strive for success. You will be empowered by top leaders in the industry to do your best work and propel your career forward.


  • Design and implement massively scalable, highly-performance, cutting-edge infrastructure for a compute grid
  • Build and maintain compute, advanced storage and network fabrics
  • Develop and implement software tools and methods to automate and manage large distributed systems
  • Identify and pilot critical emerging infrastructure technology to enhance the business’ competitive advantages.
  • Exercise thought leadership and innovation in the resolution of current technical/infrastructural challenges, as well as in the creation of long-term technical road maps
  • Define, challenge and support infrastructure standards and decisions
  • Collaborate with other technology groups to provide technical, operational and innovative expertise
  • Serve as support for production issues


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 5+ years of experience in a DevOps, Production Engineering, Systems Engineering role 
  • Experience with row/column oriented DBs (Vertica, SQL, NoSQL systems, kdb)
  • Experience with Query optimization
  • Experience with Data normalization
  • Experience optimizing table structures
  • Experience with distributed DBs (tradeoffs, guarantees)


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