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Senior Database Engineer (Remote)



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Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2023
Know where you belong.
Our iconic dating brand created the dating category over two decades ago. Today, the Match app continues to evolve to inspire the next generation of daters and bring together millions of singles to find love and connection. Creating a sense of belonging doesn’t stop at our products - it’s the foundation of every team we hire.
We are looking for an experienced Senior-Level Database Engineer to join our backend team. The ideal candidate should have solid experience in designing and creating efficient solutions using Microsoft T-SQL Server for high volume, high performance projects.
We’re based in Dallas, however, we are open to considering a remote office for a qualified candidate who can travel periodically.

What you'll do:

  • Architecting solutions, designing databases and tables, writing effective T-SQL stored procedures, and optimizing existing structures and code to ensure our users have the best, fastest experience possible
  • Advising, guiding, and providing input on a variety of business and technical challenges (we build and maintain complex algorithms that are heavily database driven)
  • The ability to creatively solve problems and overcome unique challenges with minimal supervision or hand-holding
  • Design, implement, and maintain SQL Server databases and write effective T-SQL code
  • Work regularly with Kafka based distributed architecture
  • Optimize structures, code, and queries for performance and scalability
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure best practices are followed
  • Monitor and troubleshoot database issues
  • Create and maintain database documentation
  • Continuously improve solutions, and identify and resolve tech debt
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies to ensure high delivery standards
  • Maintain open, consistent communication with peers, business teams, and management

What you'll need:

  • Ability to write T-SQL code that will perform in a highly-transactional, 24/7/365 environment
  • Excellent understanding of SQL Server internals (and why that’s important)
  • Good understanding of things like “how the optimizer works” and “why” that drives implementation choices
  • Command over SQL Server performance tuning using instrumentation and DMVs to troubleshoot and optimize
  • Well-versed in high-volume, highly-transactional systems
  • Strong T-SQL skills for creating tables, indexes, stored procedures, and functions from scratch
  • Experience with Git and change deployment
  • Mindset that keeps automation at the forefront of your daily activities
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Ability to creatively solve problems and overcome challenges with minimal supervision

What's the team like?

  • We are a small but growing team, full of bright and collaborative people who are deeply passionate about making great software
  • We work cross-functionally with our Product and Design partners to craft exciting new features that will delight our users
  • We encourage continuous improvement and strive to always learn and grow as engineers and as a team
  • We are a small but growing team of collaborative and deeply passionate engineers
  • We work cross-functionally with our Product and Design partners to craft exciting new features that will delight our users

Why Match Group?
Our mission is simple – to help people find love and happiness! We love our employees too and understand the importance of all life's milestones. Here are some of the benefits we are proud to offer:
Mind & Body Medical, mental health, and wellness benefits to support your overall health and well-being
Financial Wellness Competitive compensation, 100% employer match on 401k contributions up to 10% (cap at $10,000), as well as an employee stock purchase program to help you feel supported in your financial security
Unplug Generous PTO and 15 paid holidays so you can unplug
Career Annual training allowance for professional development and ERG membership opportunities and events so you feel connected and empowered in your work
Family Families come in all shapes and sizes so we offer 20 weeks of 100% paid parental leave, fertility, adoption, and child care resources, as well as pet insurance and discounts
WFH Stipend Hybrid/remote work allowance for full time employees to help you feel comfortable and efficient in your home office environment
Company Gatherings We host fun happy hours and company events where our employees get to know each other and build a sense of connection and belonging!
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value the rich dynamics that diversity brings to our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), gender identity or expression, uniformed service or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. Period.

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