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27 May 2022

Full-Time Senior System Administrator / SRE

ArangoDB – Posted by ArangoDB United States

Job Description

ArangoDB is an open-source, highly scalable Graph Database with Multi-Model capabilities. In addition to graph it is natively supporting a number of data-models including Document, and Key-Value as well as Full-Text Search and Retrieval. It serves as the scalable backbone for Graph-Analytics and complex data architectures across many different industries. Developers can build high-performance applications using a convenient SQL-like query language or JavaScript extensions. Oh, and did we mention it is open source?

We are looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer to advance the infrastructure and operations part of our managed cloud service, ArangoDB Oasis. Oasis provides fully hosted, managed and monitored cluster deployments of the ArangoDB database on all major cloud providers for our clients. You will be able to contribute significantly to this state-of-the-art service and take a leading role in shaping the strategy of hosting ArangoDB on multiple cloud providers.


Our headquarter is in San Francisco (US), our development hub is in Cologne (Germany) and our diverse team includes workmates at remote locations worldwide. Team Oasis is a remote team working from Central Europe, that we want to expand to the US East Coast, so all candidates in that timezone will be considered.

About the Role:

  • You will own the infrastructure and platform side of the Arango Oasis project
  • Designing and developing the cloud infrastructure on AWS, Google Cloud and Azure for reliability, efficiency, and scalability
  • You work closely with customers to solve their platform & infrastructure related issues
  • Working closely with the engineering side to automate a scalable deployment with Kubernetes
  • Contributing to the monitoring strategy and alerting processes
  • Developing custom monitoring tools and metrics dashboards, both for internal use and the client side
  • Testing the platform for resilience, running disaster recovery tests and implementing disaster response plans

Your Skills:

  • You communicate pro-active and friendly with team members as well as customers
  • You have experience in building and maintaining large-scale distributed cloud infrastructures (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure)
  • Expertise in monitoring and analyzing distributed cloud systems, plus troubleshooting in production
  • Experience in deployment container tools for container Kubernetes, docker
  • You bring a love for automation to the table
  • Programming experience with Go, Rust, Java, Python, JavaScript is a plus, read-only programming experience with above languages is a must
  • Last but not least you have experience with databases, ideally including ArangoDB

The over 100 minds of ArangoDB come from 5 different continents and more than 20 countries. Diverse backgrounds enable us to see new solutions. We invite people from every culture, national origin, religion, with every sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and of every age to apply to our positions. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. Arango is committed to a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any of these characteristics. We love this diversity and encourage everyone who is curious and visionary to join the multi-model movement.

How to Apply

Hey all, Thanks for your interest in working with ArangoDB! Please attach your CV in the online application form below - Resumé is not necessary.

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: cloud, distributed system, Kubernetes, and Programming.

Job expires in 58 days.

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