Sr. Database Engineer (DevOps Team)

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 with at least 5 years of data management 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, Mongo)
  • 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
  • PostgreSQL
  • Oracle
  • Excellent SQL skills
  • Experience with Cloud based in environments
  • Experience with database performance tuning
  • ETL
  • Database server, storage & network systems lifecycle administration
  • Database clustering architecture & administration
  • Scripting alerts and controls for DB system monitoring agents
  • Familiar and experience with SDLC - requirements analysis, software development and installation, integration, evaluation, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis and resolution.
  • Ability to provide high confidence estimate for design change or solution implementation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelors in Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering degree or similar

Strong Pluses

  • MongoDB
  • MySQL
  • Experience with AWS RDS implementation and support
  • scripting with 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
  • AWS Certified
  • Mongo Certified
  • PostgreSQL Certified
  • Experience with 3rd party reporting tools
  • Mission critical database performance enhancement and tuning


If you are a talented Sr. Database Engineer with at least 5 years of data management 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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