Sr. Database Administrator (DBA) - PostrgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, Oracle

Job Location(s) US-CA-Irvine
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Based in beautiful Irvine, CA, we are CalAmp, the pure-play pioneering leader of the Connected Car, Connected Truck and broader Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. Currently, we are seeking a Sr. Database Engineer or Sr. DBA with PostgreSQL or MongoDB experience. This is an exciting opportunity for those who wish to work for a stable, well-established company that builds transformational technologies within the revolutionary domain of IoT.


We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.

In particular, we offer:

  • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt an entire industry
  • Visionary leadership
  • Excellent compensation packages
  • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
  • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
  • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
  • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates


  • Database administration and maintenance of all SaaS databases (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB)
  • Develop backup procedures for daily execution by IT/DevOps
  • Conduct "Health check" of the database regularly
  • Troubleshoot and support existing database processes; deliver fixes and optimizations where appropriate
  • Analyze, tune and document schema and queries
  • Monitor for database exceptions
  • Manage any database schema evolutions required
  • Develop arching scripts to prune live data
  • Develop ETL environment for data mining
  • Architect, design, configure and deploy next generation of the database system


Must Haves

  • 5 years of Database Administration and/or Engineering experience
  • Proficiency with PostgreSQL and/or MongoDB
  • Experience with cloud-based environments/databases (AWS, Azure, Oracle, VMware, etc.)
  • Experience with database performance tuning
  • Excellent SQL skills
  • ETL
  • Database server, storage & network systems lifecycle administration
  • Database clustering architecture & administration
  • Scripting alerts and controls for DB system monitoring agents
  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Ability to provide high confidence estimate for design change or solution implementation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Technical Bachelor's degree (Information Systems, Computer Science, or similar)

Strong Pluses

  • MongoDB
  • MySQL
  • Experience with Amazon RDS implementation and support
  • Scripting using Python, Perl, etc.
  • Linux systems implementation (RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu, SUSE), including strong SELinux knowledge of security contexts, iptables, access control, and logging
  • Experience with Distributed and High-availability (HA) DB systems, networking concepts & protocols
  • Experience in a business operation requiring high-volume, high-availability information processing
  • Technical Certifications (AWS, Mongo, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with 3rd party reporting tools


If you are a talented Sr. Database Engineer or Sr. DBA with PostgreSQL or MongdoDB experience and an interest in the Internet of Things domain, we want to speak with you. Interviews are occurring this week and next so apply now if interested.



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