Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Dave | Powderkeg

Location: United States

Employment Type: Full Time Exempt

Team: Engineering

Dave is a banking app on a mission to build products that level the financial playing field. To date, we've helped more than 11 million customers bank, budget, avoid overdraft fees, find work, and build credit—and we're just getting started. We believe in a world where everyone has access to financial opportunity and the ability to reach their personal financial goals. With a growing suite of tools and services, we provide a superior banking experience for anyone living paycheck to paycheck.

As a virtual-first company, there is no preference on where we get our work done. You are able to live anywhere in the United States, with the exception of Hawaii.

Dave is looking for a talented Senior Site Reliability Engineer for our Infrastructure Engineering organization. The team’s mission is to deliver highly available, resilient and dependable cloud infrastructure to power our services and deliver an awesome virtual banking experience for our customers.

What You'll Do

  • Design, build and maintain Dave’s core infrastructure
  • Help define Dave's best practices and mentor teammates
  • Use your knowledge of industry-standard tooling to help us build our next version of infrastructure automation
  • Work with our Platform product managers to ensure important database performance metrics are being monitored
  • Work with various business and engineering teams to ensure reliable, scalable, robust architecture for our database infrastructure
  • Support database design, schema updates and optimization
  • Help us automate manual tasks for our architectureInfluence engineers to hold high standards of maintainability in order to reduce tech debt by performing effective code reviews
  • Use code reviews as an opportunity to coach and ensure best practices and standards
  • Collaborates with security and privacy Join in and manage our production on-call rotation

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ Years of software engineering experience
  • Experience designing and managing databases with a focus on performance, security, scalability and disaster recovery
  • Experience with schema design, query optimization and index tuning
  • Understanding of replication, sharding and other high availability solutions
  • Experience programming in one or more general purpose programming languages, including but not limited to Java, JavaScript, SQL, Python, or Go
  • Experience managing large MySQL or PostgreSQL deployments
  • Experience with cloud based databases (GCP, AWS) a plus
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure provisioning tools
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience building & working with caching layers such as Redis
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and development skills


Benefits & Perks

• Premium Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans

• Insurance premiums 100% covered for you and 80% for your dependents

• Company provided Basic Life and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability plans

• Generous paid parental and caregiver leave

• Voluntary Life Insurance

• 401(k) savings plan with matching contributions

• Unlimited PTO and generous company holidays

• Company laptop and home office stipend

• Personal financial advisor

Dave Inc is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, medical condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Site Reliability Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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