Mar 06, 2020

DevOps Automation Engineer, Database Infrastructure (23153-LLAN)

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Natick, MA, USA
Full-Time Information Technology (IT)

Job Description



Come join us and help accelerate our transformation from database operations to database reliability engineering!

Our team is continually focused on designing, building, monitoring and maintaining our customer facing and internal database infrastructure. In this role, you will work directly with developers and site reliability engineers to ensure reliability, scalability and performance of our SaaS and enterprise databases. This position will give you the opportunity to work on technologies such as AWS, Azure, and containers. This position will require a strong focus on eliminating toil via automation.

You are a good fit if you:

  • Have an engineering mindset and like to identify and design solutions to architectural problems before they become actual problems
  • Like to be continually challenged with researching and implementing new technologies and processes and take them from idea to implementation
  • Challenge yourself and others towards continuous improvement
  • Have a strong customer-focused mindset


Reliability Engineering:

  • Partner with product development and systems teams to design and build fast, reliable database infrastructure.
  • Code, configure, integrate and manage tools to enhance the database infrastructure.
  • Propose and implement automation to eliminate manual operations.
  • Participate in database and infrastructure deployment activities for applications hosted on-premise and in AWS


  • Support development, test and production environments, and participate in rotating on-call support to ensure high availability of our mission critical web applications



  • SQL Language Expert!
  • MariaDB or MySQL
  • Strong Linux administration skills
  • Shell scripting (e.g Python, bash)
  • AWS experience, particularly with RDS and DynamoDB
  • Experience with source code management (e.g. Git, Perforce, or Subversion)
  • Strong troubleshooting and analysis skills

Nice to Have

  • HTML & CSS, JavaScript or PowerShell
  • Exposure to Hibernate, Liquibase or Maven
  • MongoDB (or Amazon DocumentDB or Azure Cosmos)
  • Continuous integration servers: Jenkins or TeamCity
  • Configuration management tools: Ansible, Chef or Puppet

MathWorks is now a proud member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Required Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree) is required.
The MathWorks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.MathWorks participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.



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