• NoSQL Senior DBA

    Location US-UT-American Fork
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  • Summary


    Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top (internet delivered) television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones, smart TVs and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, Roku, Samsung, LG, Comcast, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, NBC, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Starz, NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, and more. For Spanish-speaking customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 


    Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service  Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Welcome to Sling TV! We are the leading over-the-top (OTT) streaming television service, with over 2 million active subscribers and climbing. With an à la carte approach to channel package selection and the pioneering technology of the adaptive streaming world, we deliver the future of television today.


    You will be joining a friendly, capable, and even-keeled team of database administrators that operates within the production operations sphere. You will primarily be responsible for maintaining, monitoring, and improving our rapidly-growing NoSQL infrastructure. We look forward to meeting you in person (we already know all about you – see below).


    You love to…

    • Design, install, configure, and maintain NoSQL and relational database clusters (Elasticsearch, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, MySQL)
    • Respond to and resolve access, performance, and other database issues
    • Collaborate with engineering teams on database design, deployment, and optimization
    • Document and automate team processes (Confluence, SaltStack, bash, python, git)
    • Comprehensively monitor and proactively maintain database systems (Zenoss/Nagios, New Relic, ELK, PagerDuty)
    • Work in a Linux ecosystem (Ubuntu, CentOS, macOS)

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    You have…

    • Proven experience working with highly available databases and applications
    • Consistent curiosity and drive to examine and improve, well, everything
    • Flexibility to work non-core hours when needed and to take part in our team’s on-call rotation
    • 5+ years’ experience working with NoSQL and relational database systems
    • A deep and abiding appreciation of SQL performance tuning and database optimization
    • Great soft skills




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