Upwork ($UPWK) is the world’s work marketplace. We serve everyone from one-person startups to large, Fortune 100 enterprises with a powerful, trust-driven platform that enables companies and talent to work together in new ways that unlock their potential.Last year, more than $3.8 billion of work was done through Upwork by skilled professionals who are gaining more control by finding work they are passionate about and innovating their careers.This is an engagement through Upwork’s Hybrid Workforce Solutions (HWS) Team. Our Hybrid Workforce Solutions Team is a global group of professionals that support Upwork’s business. Our HWS team members are located all over the world.Work/Project Scope:
The Data Infrastructure team at Upwork is responsible for provisioning, maintenance, right-scaling, cost-effective use, and use-appropriate targeting of many types of stateful storage technologies: transactional databases, document databases, cache/key-value stores, and streaming data stores.
Proficiency with database languages: SQL, PL/SQL or pgPL/SQL, for example.
Kafka / Kinesis (on-prem or managed), ElasticSearch/OpenSearch/Mongo, Redis/Memcache
Analytical databases like Snowflake/Clickhouse/Greenplum, data federation engines like Presto/Trino/Dremio/Athena.
Experience with Terraform for managing cloud infrastructure. (CloudFormation, Hashicorp Packer, Chef/Ansible.)
Strong scripting experience with Python (preferred), shell (secondary)
Experience with AWS. Knowledge of specifics of resource creation and policy (permissions) management in cloud environments.
Providing on-call assistance with DB-related incidents
Automation mindset. Desire and ability to remove manual repetitive tasks and aspiration to automate yourself out of the problem.
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